Acer the second largest PC vendor in the world launched its much awaited tablets in Dhaka.The new range of five tablets were launched under the brand ICONIA series, a new concept device set to add a brand new tablet experience for highly intuitive all-point multi-touch functionality, which means user’s can navigate seamlessly using all their fingers. The new range of tablets will be made available across Bangladesh through its authorized distributor, Executive Technologies Limited.
Acer is the first PC vendor to launch its new range of tablets under both operating systems; Google Android Honeycomb 3.0 and Windows 7 platform. Both operating systems assure users to comfortably handle both business and leisure related tasks. With an innovative approach to personal computing the ICONIA series offers a range of easy to use devices such as smartphones, notebooks and tablets where one need not look further from new range of tablets.
Acer brings in the full capacitive Acer ICONIA Tab A500 and W500 on both Android Honeycomb 3.0 and Windows 7 platform. The 10.1″ fully capacitive touch screen ensures an optimal on-screen experience from every angle. The aluminum casing provides a cool look and feel, while its high-gloss finish decorated with an engraved pattern demonstrates subtle sophistication. Despite being just 13.3mm thick, it’s powerful enough to provide fun and productivity in any location. Acer tablets are powered and equipped with a full size USB port, mini USB port, HDMI output, Micro SD card and Sim Card support, positioning it as a multi usage tablet with rich connectivity.
The ICONIA Tab A500 is equipped with NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core 1.0Ghz processor with Flash 10.1 support for optimized HD Web experience, 3D gaming and multimedia playback anywhere. For seamless communication, it also features the Sky Cross antenna and ZTE LTE wireless module.
During the launch Mr. S Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer Acer India said “Acer offers an impressive range of high quality personal computing devices to its consumers. With a first mover advantage on our Android 3.0 Operating System, we are confident to address the rapidly growing consumer IT segment in Bangladesh. Through our strategic alliance with Executive Technologies Limited we are assured to spread our retail network and establish a complete national presence for Acer ICONIA ranges of products. We’re pleased to announce the launch of Acer’s ICONIA tablets that offer impeccable touch experience to a whole new audience.”
The much anticipated ICONIA Dual screen notebook will be launched on the powerful Intel Core i5 processor with Windows 7 operating system. The 14” form factor with its high-definition widescreen LED backlit LCD screen is destined to change how people use technology to engage with the world. Intuitive to use and customize content to individual needs the ICONIA dual screen notebook will revolutionize the way users consume digital content.
The Heart of ICONIA is the Acer Ring Control Interface. An astonishing interface technology, dubbed as Acer Ring Control Interface, rests in the impressive hardware of ICONIA tablets. The navigation and touchsreen elements are enhanced as well as made intuitive with this unique architecture. Consumers need to form a ring by placing five fingers in a circular pattern on the bottom display. Voila! The Acer Ring is thus activated, which then offers an innate touch experience by offering instant access to user’s favourite applications and features. From accessing a virtual keyboard to altering the settings of the tablet, users can do anything and everything on their fingertips with the Acer Ring. Surfing the Web, capturing screen images, enjoying high-quality videos and movies, posting pictures or updating status of social networks, and more can be done in a jiffy with the Acer Ring Control Interface on the latest ICONIA tablets.
“As authorised distributors for the ICONIA series in Bangladesh, we will represent and work together with Acer to expand our retail foot prints across the nation. We believe our association with Acer will bring a new dimension to our current portfolio and help us deliver through our extensive distribution network. As consumers adapt to consuming new technologies we are confident to address the enormous growing market” said Mr. Salman Ali Khan, Deputy General Manager, Executive Technologies Limited.
In addition to the Acer ICONIA Tab A500 and ICONIA Dual screen notebook, Acer also launched its ICONIA A100, 7” Android tablet that is focused on providing a more mobile experience and includes video chat and video recording options. The ICONIA Smart A300, a 4.8” Smartphone on Android Gingerbread 2.3 operating system with 8 megapixel camera is targeted at avid mobile internet users who want to make the most of their smartphones and enjoy superior browsing and multimedia.
One of the tablet’s most impressive features is Clear.fi media sharing system, its ability to share content amongst the gadgets. The feature will be preloaded on the device to easily access, play and share multimedia across the home network and to instantly publish updates to social media networks.
The ICONIA range of tablets is built-in with a wealth of touch applications designed specifically for easy navigation and seamless experience of digital content. Besides Acer’s touch features such as Touch Browser, Touch Photo, Touch Music and Touch Video, tablets also allow an enhanced browsing experience with on-screen gestures to zoom, rotate, flip and scroll and to access and enjoy multimedia from an integrated touch-optimized interface.
ICONIA includes three new features: SocialJogger, MyJournal and Scrapbook. SocialJogger allows the users to easily navigate through social networking sites. MyJournal will enable users to collect web clippings on their preferred topics that can categorise and display information according to ones needs. Scrapbook will allow users to easily store clips, posts and just about anything else from different sources in the same place.
A fusion of the latest and best technology, ICONIA can also be equipped with 3G connectivity, for total freedom, while an HDMI™ port guarantees high-definition viewing and the Dolby Home Theater v3 provides vibrant audio for an immersive sound experience.
Acer tablets will bring in a whole new powerful experience on its latest Windows 7 and Google Android Honeycomb operating system. Having seen international success and won the year’s prestigious “Last Gadget Standing” award at International Consumer Electronics Show CES, the ICONIA range offers the best features of any notebook or tablet device.
The end user price of Acer ICONIA Tab A500 the 10″ Android is expected to be priced at 45,800 and the 10″ Windows Home Premium with the portable keyboard and Windows 7 Operating System is expected to be priced at MOP 52,800.
To avail more information on the ICONIA Tablets and Smartphones customers can reach the toll free number 1800 103 2237