Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Acer Iconia A3 Unveiled In Berlin

Acer Iconia A3
Acer Iconia A3
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As the IFA 2013 event in Berlin kicks off this week, Acer unveiled its latest ten-inch Android-powered tablet, the Acer Iconia A3.  The latest tablet offering of the company will feature a 1280 by 800 display screen along with Dolby Digital Plus speakers that enhance sound and music for a better movie-viewing experience.

The device also features a 1.2GHz quad-core A7 Cortex processor and micro HDMI port that facilitates connection to an external display.  The Acer Iconia A3 also comes with a microSD memory card reader and five-megapixel camera that is capable of simultaneously record videos and take photos.

It runs on the Android 4.2 OS and will be promoted as an entertainment tablet by the company.  The Intellspin feature will reportedly allows the tablet to know how it is being used even when it is on a flat surface. The device will have two storage options, a 16GB and a32GB model. The

The Wi-Fi version of the Acer Iconia A3 is set to be released in Europe, Africa and the Middle East by October. On the other hand, the 3G version will enter the market by November. The price tags of the Wi-Fi and 3G models are $330 and $395, respectively.

The release schedule and price tag of the device in the US market has yet to be announced by the company.

Even as more devices are expected to be launched during the IFA tech trade show in Berlin, the Acer beat everybody to the punch with the introduction of the Acer Iconia A3.