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Price Of Acer Iconia A100 Tablet Reduced To £199

The Acer Iconia A100 tablet, which was released last year at Mobile World Congress, can now be purchased from as little as £199.

The device has a 7-inch 1,024 by 600 pixels display, which gives it a higher pixel density and picture sharpness compared to other bigger tablets.

Like other Android tablets, it runs on the ubiquitous Nvidia Tegra 2 processor clocked at 1GHz with 512MB RAM and 8GB onboard storage.

There's Bluetooth, a front facing two megapixel camera, a rear five megapixel one, Wi-FI, Bluetooth 3.0, a microSD card slot, a 1530mAh battery and one year warranty.

Oddly enough, the tablet is relatively thick at 13.1mm and weighs 450g, not much lighter than the bigger 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Acer included its own set of applications like Gamezone and its own user interface on top of Android 3.2 Honeycomb (Why not read 4 Things Acer Should Do To Improve The Acer Iconia A100 Tablet)

The taiwanese company has yet to release a follow up to the A100 despite pushing two 10.1-inch models on the market since the beginning of the year.

Source: Ebay (opens in new tab)

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.