Featured Articles

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 18 May 2012 08:59

Acer Iconia Tab A700 priced in double-dip-recession-land

Written by Peter Scott



€479, 1920x1200 screen, ICS, Tegra 3


Acer’s Iconia Tab A700 could be the first Android tablet with a proper HD screen, but it is still not clear when it will show up in retail.

However, at least we have some early listings to gossip about. Punters expected A700 to sell for €550 to €700, but the listings indicate that the 32GB version could end up costing a much more down to earth €479.

We wouldn’t call it a bargain, but then again, compared to other high-end Android tabs, the A700 seems to offer pretty good value for money, as most of them cost upwards of €400. The Iconia is based on Nvidia’s Tegra 3 SoC, with 1GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, at least in the listed version.

acertab-a700

Due to the 1920x1200 screen, Acer had to go for a pretty beefy 9800mAh Li-Poly battery. We are not entirely sure, but we believe it is second only to the 11,600mAh power pack on the new iPad, so the extra resolution should not translate into poor battery life.

We still don't know when the exact launch date, but you should be able to buy the A700 by the end of the quarter.

Last modified on Friday, 18 May 2012 17:04
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments