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Acer enters the tablet race

Releases three different tablets designed for entertainment, business and mobility

The Acer 10.1 Android device is designed for entertainment and high-definition gaming.
The Acer 10.1 Android device is designed for entertainment and high-definition gaming.
The Acer 10.1" Windows operated device is designed for business use and comes with a full sized keyboard.
The Acer 10.1" Windows operated device is designed for business use and comes with a full sized keyboard.

Acer has entered the tablet arena with three different tablet devices, catering to three different market segments.

The 10.1" Android-based tablet device has a full capacitive touch screen with both 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. The device is encased in aluminium and measures just 13.3 mm thick.

The 10.1" Android tablet is designed for HD entertainment and comes with a high colour contrast, high resolution screen. It also features a built-in HDMI port and 1080p capability. The tablet is designed to be able to run premium HD arcade games and online 3D games with a 10 point multitouch and gyro meter control.

The 7" Android tablet is an ultra-compact device designed to be ultra-portable. It has a 7" screen and a front facing camera for video chat and video recording. The tablet also has HDMI support. The 7" will have a dual core processor with Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for HD web-browsing. It will also feature Dolby Mobile Technology and both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.

The 10.1' Windows-based tablet is more of a business device. It comes with a docking device which includes a full-size keyboard and several connectivity options for desktop use.

The tablet weighs in at under 1kg, measures 15mm thick and will run on the next-generation AMD platform.

The device will be fitted with two 1.3MP cameras, one rear and one front-facing, designed to allow for taking pictures, recording video, chat and videoconferencing.

The 10.1" Windows tablet also comes with both Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity.