Acer is now accepting [easyazon-link asin=”B0083PR7N2″ locale=”us”]pre-orders for the Iconia Tab A700[/easyazon-link] in the U.S. and Canada, and shipping is expected to be by end of June. This tablet boasts of being the first Acer tablet having a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. Its Full HD quality display measures 10.1 inches and has an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a contrast ratio of 800:1. This screen offers a viewing angle of 178 degrees, meaning the image quality will be good for sharing the device with other people nearby since the screen doesn’t alter the color of the images up to the specified angle.
Its other specifications are quite similar with those of the [easyazon-link asin=”B007E8TWPU” locale=”us”]Acer Iconia Tab A510[/easyazon-link]. For instance, its screen also supports 10-point multitouch gestures. Its internal storage is likewise 32 GB, which users have the option of expanding through a micro SD card for up to 64 GB. Inside, the device runs on an NVIDIA Tegra 3quad-core processor as well as possesses Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as its operating system. A 12-core NVIDIA GeForce GPU is responsible for the graphics on the slate.
Due to its high resolution screen, the battery only promises 10 hours of video playback from its 9800mAh battery. This is two hours less than the battery life of the tablet that preceded it, which assured users of up to 12 hours of usage.
One of the device’s highlights is its sound, which is provided by Dolby Mobile 3 that is packed with home theater surround sound features. The device as well attempts to eliminate background noise, ensuring that the sound transmitted through video conferencing, or recorded via its built-in microphone, is of good quality.
The dual cameras, which have already been established as a standard in tablets, are moreover present. One facing the front has a 1 megapixel sensor and enhanced zoom. On the other hand, the rear camera has a 5 MP sensor, is able to record HD video, and is capable of autofocus.
The device is currently available from major retailers as well as on Acer’s online store. It has a price tag of $450.
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