Acer Iconia Tab A500: Android Honeycomb Tablet

Written By John Mitt Sam on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 | 9:46 AM

Honeycomb is an operating system designed by Google to work on devices with large screens. Honeycomb is also known as Android 3.0 .. Acer launched a new tablet device. The name of the tablet is Acer Iconia Tab A500. The tablet is already using the operating system that came out after Honeycomb Gingerbread! Naming of the Android operating system follows the alphabet and the name of food.
Acer Iconia Tab A500

The tablet has a high level of responsiveness thanks to the System on Chip employed, the NVIDIA Tegra 2250. SoC uses high-speed dual-core processor, the ARM Cortex A9, with a speed of 1 GHz. Has relieved internal storage space of 16 GB, For RAM, Acer pair of extra large capacity memory in this tablet, 1 GB. Dimensions owned this tablet is 260 x 177 x 13 mm and weighs approximately 730 grams.

Besides the attractive specs, Acer pair three 3D games to its users. Games that are installed by default is the Need For Speed​​, Hero of Sparta, and Let 's Golf. All three games will certainly be able to fill the boredom of its users.
Acer Iconia Tab A500

Acer has previously issued several smartphones that use the Android operating system. Therefore, Acer already has experience in concocting an Android device. This is evident through the Acer tablet Iconia A500 which has been using Honeycomb.

With the Android Market and NVIDIA TegraZone, users Iconia A500 will not run out of applications to be downloaded. There are still many applications and games that can be downloaded free of charge. Unfortunately, most 3D games available on the Market and TegraZone require that you pay.

Acer Iconia Tab A500
Acer Iconia Tab A500 is not glued to the professional market only. One tablet is suitable for anyone. The professionals of course be helped by the functions in it such as Office, Gmail, and others. For the individual, you can use the multimedia capabilities, ranging from listening to music, watch videos, take pictures, to make it as a photo album. If there are less applications, the Android Market ready to provide free and paid applications to you.

+ Honeycomb
+ Tegra
+ High Performance
+ Multitasking

- No function GSM/3G
- No 1080p support

Technical Data
NVIDIA Tegra processors with ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core 1 GHz
Video Format XviD, MPEG4, H.264, and H.263
Audio Format MP3, WMA, MP4, AMR, OGG, AAC, AAC +, and WAV
Image formats JPG, BMP, PNG
Subtitles Do not support
5 MP Camera (Rear), 2 MP (Home)
MicroUSB interface, microHDMI, USB 2.0
Wi-Fi wireless connection (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Dimensions and Weight 260 x 177 x 13 mm / 730 grams
589 Minutes Battery Life
Manufacturer Acer
Price USD 5.09 million

All in all, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a solid piece of hardware, if you have to have an Android tablet right now. Honestly, we're still slightly iffy about Honeycomb itself, and the longevity of the Tegra 2 processor, given the lack of Android 3.0 apps and speed at which OEMs are adopting faster and more efficient silicon respectively.


mahasiswa teladan said...

Thanks for review, it was excellent and very informative.
thank you :)

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