Acer has officially announced the newest addition to the company’s Iconia Tab lineup, the A200. The 10.1-inch tablet runs Android 3.2 Honeycomb with an Ice Cream Sandwich update slated for mid-February. The A200 features NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 processor with a 1280 x 800-pixel display and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The slate comes with the Tegra Zone Android app, which allows users to find and download Android games optimized for tablets powered by Tegra, as well as Netflix for streaming TV and movies and the Kindle app for electronic reading.
Meanwhile, the A200 comes with Acer’s Ring interface, which allows users to mix and match their favorite apps. Users tap the double circle in the system bar, opening apps, settings, bookmarks or contextual menu options. The tablet also includes a screenshot feature to let users capture images of Web images, articles or any app on the tablet.
Acer also promises 8 hours of battery life for the machine, which sports a USB 2.0 port for connecting with other devices, a MicroSD slot and micro-USB port.
The Acer Iconia Tab A200 will be available in the U.S. on January 15 at national retail stores. The Acer Iconia Tab A200-10g16u with 16GB of memory has a manufactuerer’s suggested retail price of $349.99, while the Acer Iconia Tab A200-10g08u with 8GB of memory has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $329.99.
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