Acer Iconia A500 / W500 Tablets: UK Release Date and Price

By Posted 24 Mar 2011, 23:27

A couple of days ago we announced that the Acer Iconia Tab A501 Android tablet was making its way to the AT&T network in the US, sometime this summer. Now we have news regarding UK release dates and pricing for both the Acer Iconia Tab A500 / W500 Android and Windows 7 tablets

According to a recent v3.co.uk article by Khidr Suleman, the Acer Iconia Tab W500 Windows 7 device is powered by a dual-core C-50 processor running at 1GHz, and features a 10.1-inch LED backlit touch screen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and a 32GB Solid State Drive.

The W500 also includes USB, Ethernet and HDMI ports and a two-in-one card reader, as well as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and DLNA connectivity. The Wi-Fi version of the Acer Iconia Tab W500 Windows 7 tablet is scheduled to be released on April 8th, with a price tag of £449.

Several retailers will be selling the device, including Comet, HMV, Amazon, Currys, Dixons and PC World. The Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet is also due to be released on April 8th. The A500 – which is also priced up at £449 – will run on the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system.

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