19 May '11, 2am

Gunning for the Acer Iconia A500 - AsiaOne: International Business Times Gunning for the Acer…

JUST two weeks ago, Mr Unplugged, Hadi Mahmud, and I got the first hands on Android's Honeycomb whilst we were in Jakarta. When scouting for lunch, we accidentally walked in to the Acer Iconia A500 launch at one of the local malls, which was selling at around Rupiah 4.5 million ($660 or so). While Brunei has the Acer Iconia W500, the Windows 7 version of the tablet, which I did quite like, this first encounter with Honeycomb was ... quite the experience. First and most importantly, it's cheap, cheaper than the iPad2, which has an 82 per cent market share (research by Nielsen) . Bear in mind that Nielsen's research was done in April and that was just when the iPad's competitors are slowly creeping to get a piece of the pie. Anyway, back to the Iconia A500, besides the very impressive speed and full multi-tasking capability, Google has made the interface look very very good....

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