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Acer Iconia Tab A500
6.9 out of 10

Acer Iconia Tab A500

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Overall 6
6.0

Techbargains Review - Acer Iconia Tab A500-10S16U 10.1-Inch Tablet Computer

techbargains.com
17 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Now that the new Honeycomb version of the Android operating system is out, we wondered how it would fare against the venerable king of tablets, the iPad and its iOS operating system. Would the better specs of the Acer Iconia ($449.99) make for a better user experience?
  • Pros: Fast Processor, Big Screen, Ports Galore, Sound Quality
  • Cons: Lack of Apps, Media Playback and Online Content, Battery Life, Cameras
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Acer Iconia Tab A500 Review

technave.com
30 September 2013
  • Excerpt: The new Acer Iconia Tab A500 is one a slew of Android devices aiming to find its niche in a world currently dominated by the Apple iPad 2. What sets the Iconia Tab apart from its competition is primarily its price - cheaper than the iPad 2.
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Overall 7
7.0

Acer Iconia Tab A500

PC Magazine
12 December 2011
  • Conclusion: Acer's Honeycomb tablet, the Iconia Tab A500, has similar strengths and weaknesses to its direct competitors, but its $450 price is easier to swallow than some others.
  • Pros: Inexpensive. Zippy Tegra 2 processor. High-res screen. Solid connectivity options with USB, HDMI ports. Good media-specific apps and functions.
  • Cons: Comparatively large and heavy. No 3G or 4G options. Front-facing camera isn't optimally angled. Honeycomb isn't yet a mature app platform.
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ACER Iconia Tab A500 Review

SlashGear
8 November 2011
  • Conclusion: This is a tablet that you're going to decide on purchasing based on your love for the brand Acer, your love for the unique light aluminum back end, or your dislike of the rest of the Android tablets on the market.
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Overall 10
10

Iconia Tab A500: Acer's first tablet with Android Honeycomb

Examiner
22 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Turn on the Iconia Tab A500 for the first time and you will immediately be transfixed by the stunning clarity of the 10.1" display which is ideal for HD entertainment. Your high resolution HD movies and games will come alive on the Iconia Tab.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 10
10
Battery performance 8
8.0

Acer ICONIA TAB A500

intomobile.com
8 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Acer ICONIA TAB A500 is a 10.1-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet with 4G LTE connectivity, making it ready for Verizon Wireless' network. Specs wise, it rocks dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera, HDMI port, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, tons of built-in...
  • Pros: Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape
  • Cons: Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port
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Overall 8
7.5

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Review

TechSpot
3 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Today we’ll be looking at another tablet built around Android, this time coming from a traditional PC maker, meet the Acer Iconia Tab A500.
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Technoodling reviews the Acer Iconia Tab A500: A good first effort

Technoodling
28 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Android tablets are a dime a dozen these days; a wide range of manufacturers from all over, such as HTC and Samsung, are either readying their own or have one or more out already. That’s a lot of jostling for attention – moreover, it’s taking place at a time when Apple’s iPad is currently ruling the...
  • Pros: The Acer Iconia Tab A500′s responsive screen, The USB and HDMI ports and microSD slot (take that, iPad), Its excellent value for money
  • Cons: The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a bit on the hefty side, There aren’t a whole lot of Honeycomb-specific apps just yet, Battery life and camera performance are a few clicks behind the best
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Acer Iconia Tab A500

ITP.net
12 July 2011
  • Summary: Verdict: The A500 is a handsome device that is aggressively priced and delivers on almost every front. It’s definitely worth a look.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

HotHardware
7 July 2011
  • Summary: As a long-time competitor in the desktop and laptop space, Acer recently began competing against other Android tablet manufacturers with the launch of its Acer Iconia Tab A500. This 10.1-inch tablet is the company's first in the new Acer Iconia family of tablets.
  • Pros: 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core Mobile Processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, Micro HDMI, Full-size USB 2.0 port
  • Cons: Adobe Flash isn't preinstalled (Update: It is pushed to tablets via an update available as of 7/8/2011), Limited to 720p output via HDMI until an update is released (Update is available as of 7/8/2011)
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