Tablet maker Acer officially launched the ICONIA Tab A200, and the company released a statement today on the latest device.
"Acer Inc. announces the release of the ICONIA TAB A200, the company's latest tablet. Ideal for sharing good times via gaming, e-books, movies, music, photography, social networking and more, this tablet is an amazing hub of activity for people of all ages, and it comes at a very affordable price,” said the statement.
"Shipments in select countries include the Android 3.2 OS (code named Honeycomb) beginning in November. Shipments with Android 4.0 (code named Ice Cream Sandwich, or ICS) will start in January 2012 worldwide. A free ICS upgrade to current ICONIA TAB A200 users will also be made available at that time,” the statement added.
"The ICONIA TAB A200 improves multitasking with the Acer Ring interface for setting easy-access apps from any screen. It also features Screenshot, which quickly captures web images, articles, Google Maps and even smiling faces from video calls. Screenshot can be used in any app on any screen for maximum convenience,” the statement continued.
Customers can buy the device in two colors: Titanium Gray or Metallic Red. Details have not been released on its pricing or to where the tablet is currently shipped.
The ICONIA Tab A200 will come with several attractive features, such as a 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 processor with 1 GB of RAM. Users also have the choice of two hard drive options: 8 GB or 16 GB of storage.
Acer's tablet screen resolution's measurement is 1280 x 800. The 3260mAh battery averages at 400 hours of stand by and 8 hours of video playback.
Social networking applications will also come pre-loaded with the ICONIA Tab A200. Those applications include Acer SocialJogger – a consolidation of Facebook, Twitter, and more websites.
The video below provides highlights to Acer's new tablet.