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.
Acer Iconia Tab A500 – a nice looking Android tablet with a very attractive price tag
14 June 2011
Conclusion: The Iconia Tab A500 has already been released in Europe and Asia and is coming to the US Verizon network by the end of June – if you want an affordable Android tablet that looks great, is durable and has uncompromised performance, this device might be perfect for you.
Acer Iconia Tab A500 - Good user experience, but not quite iconic
13 June 2011
Excerpt: As far as tablets go, Apple’s iPad has sort of set a benchmark of what they should be. And even though we have seen companies churning out tablets every month, nothing has come close to it in terms of usability, build quality, compatibility with apps, etc.
Summary: Honeycomb Alternative! Acer's tablet presence has so far been fairly restrained, but is beginning to gain more and more traction with every new model. The Iconia Tab A500 offers an Nvidia Tegra 250 multi-core CPU/GPU, 32 GB of memory, a high resolution WXGA display, and the brand new Android 3.0...
Pros: Quiet operation, Bright high contrast display, Good case quality, HDMI, Docking station, Relatively good battery life, Good display, and a well balanced package for a relatively affordable price.
Cons: Reflective display surface, (up until now no UMTS available), Too small distance between USB ports, Micro connectors require special cable, MicroSD card slot difficult to reach, A non-reflective display surface, 3G modem (should no longer be the case in future models), and more separation between...