Acer has announced a cheap 7-inch Android tablet that starts at $169. The newly announced Acer Iconia A1 has a white back with 4:3 IPS display (1,024×768 pixels). It features a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, and either 8GB or 16GB onboard storage, built-in 3G option, b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Front and rear-facing cameras are 0.3 megapixel (640×480, 30 frames-per-second video) and 5 megapixels (1080p 30fps video). Other features are expandable microSD slot that supports an extra 32GB of memory, a Micro-USB and HDMI ports, Gyroscope and GPS.
Acer will be pushing out three tablet options with two supporting Google’s Android OS and one running on Microsoft’s Windows 7. The Android tablets will be out in April 2011 and supports Flash, HDMI support, Wi-Fi and more. The Windows 7 version will be out earlier in February 2011.
Acer revealed new Acer Aspire AS5738PG with a multitouch display running Microsoft Windows 7. The laptop includes a 15.6-inch screen where two fingers can be placed to manipulate images, write notes or zoom into maps. The Acer Aspire AS5738PG will retail at $788 and available on October 22.