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Acer Iconia Tab A500 gets £100 price cut

Taiwanese computer company Acer has announced a new version of its Android ‘Honeycomb’ 3.0 Iconia Tab A500 tablet, with 16GB of on-board storage and a heavily reduced cost.

Acer’s Iconia Tab A500 made its public debut at Mobile World Congress this year in Barcelona, where the WIFI-only model with 32GB of storage went on sale around mid-March.

The tablet arrives with a 10.1-inch 1280x800 WXGA capacitive touch screen, running from a Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core cortex A9 1GHz processor, with a 5 megapixel camera and 2MP variant on the front, a microHDMI port, 16GB of storage capacity with access to WIFI networks for internet access.

Iconia Tab A500 runs from Google’s mobile OS, which is specifically geared up for tablets in Android ‘Honeycomb’ 3.0, along with various additions to the platform by Acer - such as their own UI and the media sharing system.

Acer’s original Iconia Tab A500 is priced at £449.99, where this new version comes in at £349.99 with 16GB instead of the larger capacity.

At the end of the month the 32GB WIFI+3G model is due to arrive according to, with a price tag of £529.99.

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