Acer introduces quad-core Iconia Tab A700 at CES 2012

Acer introduces quad-core Iconia Tab A700 at CES 2012We were hearing rumours of an Acer Iconia Tab A700 at the tail end of December, and – reading back over Martin’s article – it turns out those rumours were pretty much spot on.

Tablet fans will no doubt salivate at the prospect of the Acer Iconia Tab A700, as it’s a quad-core, Ice Cream Sandwich-running, eye-melting beast.

While the Acer Iconia Tab A200 we met last month settles for NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core 1GHz processing, the spanking new Acer Iconia Tab A700 cranks it up a notch with Tegra 3 quad-core 1.3GHz action.

Other Acer Iconia Tab A700 specs include a 10.1in “IPS quality” 1080p display, 1GB of RAM and – as mentioned previously – Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) on OS duties.

The Acer Iconia Tab A700 also squeezes in both HDMI and micro-USB ports, and you can expand the storage via the microSD slot. Bonus.

However, don’t get too excited just yet. Acer was keen to stress to Engadget that the Iconia Tab A700 is merely intended as a tech demo at the moment, and won’t necessarily be a consumer product. Mother f…

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JanSt / MOD  Jan. 9, 2012 at 15:42

more of, eventually, the same...

BETTER killer apps for Android tabs. THEN, more tabs.

matt101101 / MOD  Jan. 9, 2012 at 15:53

+1, I'm far more interested in the Ultrabooks that are being announced than a quad-core device that I still can't type a decent length email on.


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