Acer America has announced the availability for pre-order of its Android powered Iconia Tab A500 tablet. It is now up for pre-order at Best Buy with recommended price tag of $449.99 and is expected to become available on April 24th.
The 10-inch (TFT 1280 x 800 touchscreen) Iconia Tab A500 tablets has brushed metal aluminum chassis, only 0.52-inches thick and weighs 1.69 pounds. It is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 250 1GHz dual-core processor, backed by integrated GeForce GPU, 1GB of RAM and runs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) OS. Inside you will get integrated accelerometer for auto-rotation, ambient light sensor, GPS, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-SD card slot, Dolby Mobile speakers, a HDMI output, two USB ports, and a 3260 mAh battery that provide up to eight hours usage of the tablet.
A500 also has a rear-facing 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, and a front 2MP camera for video conferencing. It comes pre-loaded with full versions of Need for Speed: Shift and Let’s Golf games and multiple apps for different tasks.
Acer also offers several accessories for the A500, including a dock with IR remote for $79.99, full-sized Bluetooth keyboard for $69.99 and protective case which also acts as a stand for $39.99
Acer has unveiled a new smartphone at MWC 2011 which has a huge 4.8-inch (1024×480) multi-touch display with a 21:9 aspect ratio and is called Iconia Smart. It has metal body with dimensions of 141.7 (L) x 64.5 (W) x 13.6 (H) mm and weighting 185g, packs Qualcomm MSM8255-1 processor at 1GHz and runs Android Gingerbread 2.3 with Acer UI 4.2.
The Iconia Smart has 512MB of RAM, 8GB of ROM, G sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensors, eCompass, Gyro-meter, supports HSDPA 14.4 and WiFi 802.11n speeds, has integrated Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, A-GPS, and 8 megapixel camera with 720p HD recording and LED flash on the back and 2megapixel front camera for video calling. It is also equipped with Dolby surround sound technology, HDMI out that supports 1280×720 video output and a 1500 mAh battery and is expected to be available this May.
Acer unveiled its newest smartphone which is enclosed in full metal casing, has a giant 4.8-inch touchscreen display with a 21:9 aspect ratio, powered by 1 GHz Snapdragon processor and has a 8 megapixel camera with LED flash.
Acer says that the new smartphone combines the soul of of tablet with the capabilities of a smartphone. It has thin and slightly curved full metal body, enriched by subtle wavy patterns. The multi-touch, 4.8-inch LED backlit display boasts an impressive 1024 x 480 pixels resolution which is baked by Android OS. It is equipped with 6-axis motion sensing (Gyroscope + accelerometer), also has 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, HSDPA support, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support, HDMI port, Dolby Mobile technology, DLNA streaming capabilities and in addition to 8 megapixel rear camera, packs another one 2 megapixel front camera.
Interesting, isn’t it, but you have to wait until April 2011 when it will be launched.
Motorola announced today that is has launched the stylish square and compact smartphone called Motorola FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR in Brazil.
Motorola’s smartphone, The FLIPOUT, is powered by Android 2.1, and features an innovative square design that has a five-row QWERTY keypad with a separate row of numeric keys.
The Motorola FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR is expected to be available in Brazil by the first half of July 2010 at the price of $999.
The Motorola FLIPOUT features a lot of interactive wallpapers and seven customizable home screens thanks to the Android 2.1.
Vice President of Mobile Devices for Motorola Brazil, Sergio Buniac, said that the FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR launch reinforces the commitment of Motorola to giving users a more complete and customizable Android experience while maintaining its heritage of innovative smartphone design.
FLIPOUT will be released with three different colored battery doors.
For more information and specification about the FLIPOUT.