Acer Iconia A200 Tablets Get Android 4.0 Today, A100 And A500 In April

Posted: Feb 17 2012, 6:35am CST | by , Updated: Feb 17 2012, 6:39am CST, in News | Android


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Acer starts to upgrade their tablet line-up to Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich.


Acer announced to update the Acer Iconia Tab line of tablets with the latest version of Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich). The update is being pushed to Acer Iconia Tab A200 customers over-the-air now in the United States and will be completed over the following week. The Acer Iconia Tab A100 7-inch tablet and Acer Iconia Tab A500 10-inch tablet will both be updated in April.

With Android 4.0, the Acer Iconia Tab line will provide new features to give customers more usability and enjoyment from their tablets. Customers will notice the improvements right away—including the faster browser, enhanced app and folder management options, more intuitive navigation, and a completely reimaged design that is more polished with enhanced holographic effects. Plus, customers can more easily customize their Acer tablets and will enjoy improved multitasking and switching between tasks.

"The many enhancements in Android 4.0 OS complement the sleek, powerful and well-designed Acer Iconia Tab tablets to give customers an all-around first-rate experience," said Paul Tayar, Director Product Marketing—Connected Devices, Acer America. "Customers will experience greater entertainment and productivity with the many new capabilities and features on their tablets."

The new update of Android 4.0 also includes several new features that are unique to Acer tablets. The updated tablets will now feature the highly customizable Acer Ring, making it incredibly natural and easy to get instant access to favorite apps and features. The Acer Ring can be launched with a single touch and lets customers have quick and easy access to apps, surf the web, capture screen images, post photos and status updates to their social networks, and more.

Also unique to the Acer Iconia Tab line with the Android 4.0 update, customers will be able to access their favorite apps directly even when the screen is locked and will enjoy an improved weather widget.

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