Acer announces the Iconia Tab A200 Android Tablet

Acer America today announced the Iconia Tab A200, a new 10.1-inch tablet computer, will be available in the United States on January 15th.

When it’s released, the Iconia Tab A200, will be operating on the Android Honeycomb 3.2 operating system, however, Acer promises a free upgrade to Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich) will will be available in mid-February.

Canadians will pay much more for Acer’s new 7-inch Honeycomb Tablet

Acer America today introduced the Iconia Tab A100 in the United States and Canada which the company says is the industry’s first 7-inch tablet running on the Android 3.2 (aka Honeycomb) operating system.

The 8GB and 16GB WiFi enabled versions of the A100 are now available in the U.S. for $330 and $350 respectively. Canadians unfortunately will have to wait until September to get their hands on the device and will pay a steep premium over consumers south of the border.

Acer`s Windows based tablet computer in Canada in late June

Acer America said today that its Iconia Tab W500, a 10.1-inch tablet running Microsoft Windows 7, is now available for sale now in the United States and will be available in Canada sometime in June.

Powered by an AMD C-50 processor, features of the new device include: a 1280×800 multi-touch screen; 2GB of DDR3 memory; 32GB solid state drive; SD carder; ATI Radeon HD 6250 graphics; accelerometer; and two 1.3MP webcams, one each on the front and back.

Gartner predicts 70 million tablets will be sold this year

The worldwide market for tablet computers is expected to climb almost fourfold in 2011 according to a recent report from Gartner.

The research firm estimates 70 million tablets will be sold this year, up from 17.6 million in 2010. The firm also predicts sales of 294 million by 2015.

Acer Win7 dual screen tablet arrives in April

The Iconia-6120 Dual-Screen Touchbook from Acer is now available for pre-sale in North America, the company announced today.

Powered by Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, the Iconia features an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics, two touch-enabled 14-inch LED backlit LCD screens, 1.3 megapixel webcam, WiFi, USB 3.0 and HMDI connectivity and a 640GB hard disk drive for plenty of storage.