Acer has released the first seven-inch Android Honeycomb-based tablet, and it is now available in the U.S. and Canada.
The Acer Iconia Tab A100 comes with either 8GB or 16GB of storage, and retails for $329.99 and $349.99, respectively. The slate runs Android Honeycomb 3.2, which was designed with seven-inch tablets in mind, and features a new app stretch/zoom mode. It sports a multitouch screen with a 1024 x 600 display as well as a two-megapixel front- and five-megapixel rear-facing camera, and also comes pre-loaded with Adobe Flash Player 10.3. Other features include Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth connectivity, a microUSB port, a microHDMI port and a microSD card reader lending up to 32GB of extra space. Powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM, the Iconia Tab A100 also ships with a 1530 mAH Li-polymer battery, which Acer claims provides up to five hours of life when browsing the Internet.
Weighing in at .92-pounds, the A100 is quite compact at only .5 inches thick. Like its big brother, the Iconia Tab A500, the A100 supports media streaming through Acer’s clear.fi service, allowing users to connect and wirelessly share media between DLNA-compatible devices.
While it’s still to be determined if the kinks of launching Honeycomb on a smaller screen have been smoothed out or not, we here at TabletPCReview can’t wait to get our hands on the 7-inch device and see for ourselves.