Acer's Iconia A500 Wi-Fi is a sleek and complete package of numerous entertainment features clubbed with enterprise requirements. This touch-based Tablet runs on the Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS
which was designed specifically for Tablet PCs.
The Iconia A500 is powered by a 1 GHz Dual Core Processor, and HD-optimised graphics and 1 GB DDR2 RAM which makes it a fast performer. The best characteristic about the entire Iconia TAB A series is that they are equipped with an accelerometer. Hence, when you hold any of these tablets in any direction, they auto rotate to your perspective.
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is built specifically for usability on the go, which is evident by its slim and modern aluminum design
. The Tablet weighs only 730 gm
, and is just about 13.2 mm thin
. The ambient light sensor
in the Acer Iconia A500 grants you the liberty to use the tablet in different environments. The integrated accelerometer
provides auto-rotation between portrait and landscape modes for viewing movies, websites and games and so on.
Connectivity and Features
The Acer Iconia A500 connects to Wi-Fi networks with Acer InviLink Nplify 802.11 b/g/n WLAN driver
at your residence or workplace and also when you're on the go, to access the internet.
An in-built GPS is of great advantage as it has various apps for you to carry out navigation and location searches while travelling or driving. The Tablet comes with a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack. You can also use the Acer Iconia Tab A500 as their media hub and share full Blu-ray-quality video via the built-in HDMI port with other devices like the high-definition big screen TV or Monitor. The tablet's Dolby Mobile technology enhances your entertainment experience with heightened audio. Apart from this, the Acer Iconia A500 has a Micro USB 2.0 USB support.
The video player supports the XviD, MP4, H. 263, H. 264 formats and the audio player supports MP3, WMA, eAAC+ player and WAV. The tablet performs at an advanced state due to its integrated GeForce GPU which lets you savour the real pleasure of HD gaming, 1080p video and faster browsing, along with running multiple applications and digital media playback, simultaneously.
The Tablet supports eReading and is pre-installed with Acer LumiRead and Google Books eReading
apps for eBooks. Zinio is also pre-installed in the Tablet for reading full-colour digital magazines. The Acer Iconia A500
was initially built for enterprise professionals, but has now gained immense popularity amongst the tech savvy individuals who swear by gadgets and gaming.