Wednesday , October 17 2018 Ausdroid » News » Acer Iconia Tab A100 expected to launch in Australia in the next 6 to 8 weeks for $500

It seems every man and his dog is making a basic Android tablet these days, Acer being no exception to this rule. A couple of months ago they launched the Acer Iconia Tab A500 here in Australia which — like every other Android tablet — has 10-inch, dual-core Tegra 2 and looks slightly ugly. Now thanks to the Android 3.2 release which allows 7-inch display support, Acer will be launching the 7-inch Iconia Tab A100 in the next 6 to 8 weeks.

Specs of the Iconia Tab A100 include:

  • 7-inch 1024×600 (169ppi) Capacitive Display
  • NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz Dual-Core CPU
  • Android 3.2
  • 13.1mm thick / 720 grams
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 — 3G
  • 8GB Internal Storage / 512MB RAM
  • 5MP Rear Camera (720p Video) / 2MP Front Camera
  • HDMI-out 1080p

Gizmodo says that it will come in both Wi-Fi only and 3G variants, with the latter costing that little bit extra, however, the base price is going to be $500. As for availability, the current Iconia Tab A500 can be purchased through retailers such as JB Hi-Fi, so that’s where we’re expecting the Iconia Tab A100 to go. That is unless a carrier picks up the 3G variant.

Source: Gizmodo Australia.

Lucas Burnett  

7
Join the Ausdroid Conversation

avatar
7 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
Podgedog1LemonStephen ReevesGeoff FieldewKarl Smith Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Podgedog1
Guest
Podgedog1

too much bezel, too heavy, too expensive.

Lemon
Guest

So this tablet is US$350 in the States, and AU$500 here. 

Shambles. 

Stephen Reeves
Guest

Hoping it comes in a NextG flavour!

Geoff Fieldew
Ausdroid Reader

720 GRAMS!!! Is it made of structural steel?

Karl Smith
Guest
Karl Smith

Oof… $500? I thought it was going to launch at around $350-ish. Acer showed a prototype at the Melbourne Android Dev Meetup a couple of months ago. 7″ + Honeycomb = win, especially compared to the 7″ Tab for example. 

Be interesting to see how well this does…

Dylan Xavier
Guest

bit dear if you ask me. for $70 more u can have the galaxy tab when launched.

Paolo Carreon
Guest

If only it had a respectable battery life. Sticking with mg SGT for now

Check Also

Huawei launches stunning Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 in London – coming to Australia November 1

A sizeable contingent of the Australian technology media is in London this week, for what …