Summary: Acer has built something of an empire hawking inexpensive wares, and its forays into the tablet market haven’t been much different. The Iconia Tab A510 looks strikingly similar to its predecessor, the Iconia Tab A500 . It too has a 10.1-inch, 1280 x 800-resolution display and dual cameras, but doubles the storage capacity to 32GB, comes equipped with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and joins the short list of tablets packing Nvidia’s quad-core Tegra 3 processor.
Pros: Inexpensive, for a 10-inch tablet, Decent display
Cons: Thicker and heavier than the competition, Mediocre cameras, Awkward speaker placement can muffle the sound
Excerpt: Acer Iconia Tab A510 is a 10.1-inch Android tablet with a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage space, microSD expansion slot, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI out, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, front-facing camera, while Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is running the show.
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
Summary: The Acer Iconia Tab A510 is a well-designed, comfortable tablet that’s a bit too expensive for what it offers versus the competition.
Pros: The Acer Iconia Tab A510 may be the most comfortable tablet I’ve ever held, with a sturdy build and a grip-y texture on its backside. The quad-core tablet delivers fast performance in games, navigation, and Wi-Fi. The expandable storage option and Micro-HDMI are appreciated extras.
Cons: The A510 is a bit expensive compared with other tablets and its camera performance is unimpressive. The A510’s LCD screen has narrow viewing angles and tends to wash out color. Also, the screen isn’t as responsive as those of other top-tier tablets. Acer Ring feels limited in its usefulness, and the tablet’s aesthetic quality is nothing to get jazzed about.
Excerpt: The Tegra 3 platform that Acer’s latest Android tablet is based on is stellar — not only because of its blazing-fast performance but also because of its battery life. The Iconia Tab A510 with its 32GB storage and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS is one of the most capable tablets available. On paper in fact it’s as impressive as it can be at this price point ignoring the lack of a 3G modem. Only it hasn’t tried to do anything more than look good on paper.
Summary: An attractive proposition. Just in time for the London Olympic Games, Acer releases a 10.1 inch tablet with modern hardware - the Iconia Tab A510. For EUR 399 (~$500) you get an Nvidia Tegra 3 SoC, 32 GB of internal memory and Google Android 4.0 ICS. We will review the tablet to evaluate its value for the price.
Pros: Design feels & looks good, Good build quality, Convincing display, Performance of the components, USB adapter included, Acceptable battery life, The good performance of the components, the feel of the case and the good screen characteristics.
Cons: Charging only by power supply, Only Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Useless software pre-installations, 12 months guarantee, Stereo speakers with bad quality, Case temperature, Energy consumption while idle, Better temperature values, lower power consumption in idle mode and shipment without any pre-installed apps.
Acer Iconia Tab A510 Review: 10.1 Inches Of Grade A Android Tablet
5 May 2012
Summary: After spending several days using the A510 full-time, I can honestly say that it offers one of the best tablet experiences that I've ever had. It's fast, fluid, feels great, has good battery life, and Acer didn't overload it with custom crapware. The speakers and camera may be shoddy, but neither of those things are the primary reason that anyone buys a tablet.
[Head-To-Head] ASUS Transformer Prime Vs. Acer Iconia Tab A510
1 May 2012
Summary: I'm not going to call on overall winner here, because I don't think it's fair to name one "better" than the other. Much like with smartphones, the way each individual uses their tablet constitutes which one is the "best" one for them, and both of these tablets are absolutely fantastic devices.
Summary: For $449, the Iconia Tab A510 offers impressive performance and graphics power, a compelling suite of apps and nearly 8 hours of battery life. Unfortunately, the A510 is shoehorned between the 32GB ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 , which offers quad-core power for $50 less, and the 16GB new iPad , which is $50 more, but offers a much sleeker design, superb screen and a larger selection of apps.
Pros: Strong performance and graphics, Ring interface offers helpful shortcuts, Useful bundled apps, Good Dolby audio,
Cons: A bit bulky, Uninspiring display, Awkward front camera placement, Gets hot when charging