Acer Cloudmobile is up for pre-order in the UK for £284.99 ($447.21)


Earlier this year, Acer unveiled their CloudMobile Smartphone. Now, the phone is finally up for pre-orders starting today over in the UK. Expansys, the popular mobile online retailer, is offering the Cloudmobile SIM-free and unlocked for £284.99 ($447.21). The price definitely isn’t too bad for what you’re getting:

  • Android 4.0
  • On-screen buttons
  • 720p 4.3-inch display
  • 1.5GHz dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM and 8GB on board storage
  • 8MP rear shooter with LED flash

For those that decide to jump on this pre-order, you can expect Expansys to begin shipping the device on September 5th.

source: Expansys

Acer Iconia Tab A110 7-inch tablet may be powered by Jelly Bean

With Google’s entry into the 7-inch tablet market via the Google Nexus 7, it seems everyone is wanting to get a piece of that market share. This is good for customers as Google is helping to drive the price down for the devices and at the same time ramp up the hardware that is provided. Case in point is the forthcoming Acer Iconia Tab A110. When we reported on its expected release, it appeared the tablet would be available with Ice Cream Sandwich. ICS is no longer good enough given the new standard set by the Nexus 7. An apparent press shot of the new Acer tablet from the Ebuyer web site shows the device running Jelly Bean.

Assuming the photo is accurate and the Iconia Tab A110 is shipped with Jelly Bean, it would seem manufacturers may be feeling the pressure to install the latest Android version even on smaller tablets in the sub-$200 market. However, having established the market, Google may find itself quickly playing catch up. As we have noted in the past, the Nexus 7 has a glaring weakness in the lack of a microSD card slot. The Acer Iconia Tab A110 does include a microSD slot. That small variance in hardware could translate into a big advantage for Acer in competing with Google. The combination of hardware, storage expansion, and now Jelly Bean could make the Acer Iconia Tab A110 just right for someone looking at this form factor, but put off by Google’s lack of storage space.

source: Engadget

Acer Liquid Gallant Duo coming in August with a low price and decent specs

I really like devices that are somewhat powerful yet affordable because they attract consumers on a budget. With the Acer Liquid Gallant Duo, you get just that. This device is sporting Ice Cream Sandwhich, a 1GHz Dual Core Processor, 5 Megapixel Camera with LED Flash and is also rocking Dual Sim. You will be able to pick it up in either white or black for just under $185 (£150)

I have to admit, when I hear about Acer devices, I kinda turn up my nose and you might be right there with me. After all, their releases haven’t exactly been stellar to date. Maybe we should give them a chance. Who knows, this could this be Acers ‘Diamond in the Ruff’ Only time will tell! Hit the break for full specs of the Liquid Gallant Duo. 
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Acer Iconia Tab A700 review: Gorgeous display and power at an affordable price


Acer is one of those companies that’s slowly making a lot of noise in the Android tablet world. With the release of the Iconia Tab A700, it marks the first Android tablet available with a 1080p display. Now it’s not all about the display as there’s plenty of power under the hood and it’s priced very competitively at $449. The real question is if it’s enough to fight off the upcoming ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 with similar specs? Hit the break to find out and you can also check out my initial hands on review.

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Acer Iconia Tab A210 Passes Through FCC

Acer’s new Android tablet the Iconia Tab A210 recently passed through the FCC and is scheduled for a Q3 release. The A210 is a successor to the budget friendly A200 and will keep the 10.1″ (1280 x 800) display and single front facing camera. While most of the hardware will remain the same, the major upgrade is the change from a dual core CPU to the quad core Tegra 3.  The boost in performance should keep the A210 a more than a credible performer in its desired price range. Its predecessor, the A200, started at $329 for the 8GB model.

That’s all the information available at this point, while I’m sure we will be seeing more closer to the device’s launch. Hopefully, Acer is able  to release the A210 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board and all the enhancements the OS brings with it.

source: fcc
via: engadget


Jelly Bean ROM now available for Acer Iconia A500

As we’ve seen over the last few days, folks are hard at work creating Jelly Bean ROMs for a variety of devices. Up to this point, work seems to be limited to smartphones or Nexus tablets. That appears to have changed with some work done by user randomblame over at XDA. He has succeeded in creating an SDK port of Jelly Bean for an Acer Iconia A500. It is not yet ready for daily use as several items are still not functioning, including audio, wifi, sdcard access, and usb mounting of flash drives. While work continues on those issues, users can at least get a taste of Jelly Bean if they are willing to root their device and install the ROM. Hit the source link for instructions and access to the files.

source: XDA

Acer Iconia Tab A700 unboxing and initial hands on review

Acer is making a splash with the Iconia Tab A700. They actually beat ASUS by being the first Android tablet to market with a full 1080p (1920 x 1200) display. For those who want all the bells and whistles, this one is going to be hard to ignore since it’s priced at $449. It features a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) Full HD display, a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core, 12 core NVIDIA GeForce GPU, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, microSD slot for an additional 32GB of storage, 5MP rear camera, 1MP front-facing camera, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR, GPS, micro USB, micro HDMI, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

This one’s a little thick at 10.92mm and isn’t light at all as it weighs in at 667 grams. We will do a full review shortly, but for now check out my initial hands on.

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Acer Iconia Tab A700 now in stock and ready to order at Acer Store

Last week Acer announced its new Iconia Tab A700 was available for pre-order at “national electronics retailers” in the U.S. If you don’t want to wait for a retailer, you can now place an order at the Acer Store, which reports the units are “in stock” for the sum of $450.

The Iconia Tab A700 is a 10.1-inch screen tablet with a 1920 x 1200 resolution display. Which means you can get a full 1080p HD experience right on the tablet. Other features include the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 32GB of storage onboard, Dolby Mobile 3+ technology with 5.1 channel surround sound, and the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

If you are ready to get your hands on the Iconia A700 now, head on over to the Acer Store and place your order.

source: Acer Store

Acer Announces the Tegra 3, 1080p Iconia Tab A700: Pre-Order Now for $450

Acer has just unveiled its Iconia Tab A700 and will be available for pre-order starting today at “national electronics retailers” throughout the U.S. The A700 sports a 10-inch screen but will be Acer’s first tablet with a 1920 x 1200 resolution display. That’s 1080p on a tablet folks! Just like the A510, this new slate features the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of RAM and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but also packs in Dolby Mobile 3+ technology coupled with 5.1 channel surround sound. To enjoy this awesome sound feature, just use the devices HDMI output to transfer media to your television. Available with 32GB of onboard storage, the A700 is capable of supporting up to a whopping 64GB’s of SD card space, one of the largest (official) storage options for a tablet we’ve seen to date.

The device will be available in black or silver and should arrive for pre-order at your favorite electronics retailer soon. You can also place an order right now through the Acer Store for $449.99. Join us after the break to see a gallery of images and the official press release. Anyone interested?
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Acer announces 7-inch budget quad-core tablet, the Iconia Tab A110

Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company, Acer has just announced a new tablet to directly take on the Kindle Fire. For under $200, Acer will bring users a 7-inch tablet running stock Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and powered by a Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor. That’s not a typo my friends, all of this can be yours for under $200. Where do I sign up? Other specs for the A110 include a microSD card slot, 1 GB of RAM and a front facing camera.

We know that Amazon has a possible 10-inch Kindle Fire in the works aimed to challenge the iPad for the throne of the tablet kingdom, however they better not let their guard down in the 7-inch arena. Both the Iconia Tab A110 and the rumored 10-inch K-Fire will supposedly launch in Q3 of this year. Who wants some Acer in their life?

source: theverge