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Acer upcoming Iconia Tab A200 tablet leaked in advert

Taiwanese computer maker Acer has had its yet-to-be-announced A200 Iconia tablet leaked in an advert for the product, before the company has officially unveiled the device.

French website has managed to obtain the advert containing the tablet, along with publishing details of the A200 and its specifications.

The website has noted the new tablet Acer is a low-cost version of the A500 Iconia Tab, which now completes the Iconia Tab A series with the addition of A100.

This leaked video shows the A200 containing the Acer Ring, the company's overlay software to the Android operating system which has a customisable virtual ring. This is along with USB 2.0 connectivity, a micro SD slot and the Acer feature offering up DLNA for the connecting, sharing and watching of media.

The site also has it that the Acer Iconia Tab A200 will arrive with a 10.1-inch 1280x800 touch screen, with an Nvidia Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of RAM, whilst running from the latest version of Android - Ice Cream Sandwich.

The weight is thought to be 670grams and is lighter and thinner than Acer's Iconia Tab A500, whilst has sited that it should be launching at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, with a cost attached of around 300 Euros.

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