Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u Review | Acer Iconia 7″ Tablet

Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u overview

This Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u 7-inch Tablet (8GB) is running Google’s Android Honeycomb operating system. (got this at $229.00)

It comes with a 7″ screen (1024×600 resolution), powered by the most popular dual-core Tegra 2 processor, and combine with 1GB of DDR2 RAM makes this tablet very snappy, and responsive by using a 7″ bright screen.

I purchased this Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u 3 weeks ago due to the 7 inch form factor.

Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u

The Iconia Tab A100-07u08u

Reading ebook with the kindle app, and browsing the internet without holding a heavy tab is very nice.

Just comfortable to have on your hands, so light that it feels like you are holding a toy, but it’s a solid device.

I simply wanted a 7 inch tablet mainly for portability purpose, it’s a perfectly sized tablet if you’re on the go alot.

Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u specs and other features

This tablet features dolby mobile stereo speakers, a good volume rocker, a lock switch to lock the screen orientation which I really like, a charger port, 1x micro SD-card slot, 1x micro-USB 2.0 for transfering your files, 1x standard USB 2.0 port for USB keyboard, and 1x mini HDMI port that you can connect to your TV. You will also get built-in 2mp front-facing and also 5mp rear-facing camera.

The dual-core Tegra 2 CPU is incredibly fast. Web pages are loaded very fast, also the pinch and zoom is impressive.

This Acer 7″ tablet has very smooth and speedy navigation. Switching from one screen to another is fast, as well as the tablet’s orientation and loading the apps. The world is down right quick.

The speakers with Dolby stereo technology sound very good for the small tiny things they really are. I have tried to encode several videos to run on it, and they run flawlessly.

Eventhough the description claims that this tablet has built-in 4G technology, I haven’t tested it yet. But the wifi is incredible powerful, I carry my tablet everywhere at home, in the office, library, hotel or even restaurant, when they have wifi, the tablet immediately spot the signal.

I personally like to check CNN news, and other news site, including Google reader, all done with this tablet with the apps, even browsing websites and checking Facebook or Twitter update. It is way faster and easier to use a tablet than pulling out a laptop for a few minutes of being online..

I have installed some apps to my Acer tablet, for example, my favorite apps are Kindle app, Pinball, Angry Birds, they are all work fine, and apps which are optimized for Android Honeycomb are growing fast in the market.

My most favorite feature is the gTalk video chat, because it’s built-in so if you have a contact who is using gTalk via gMail, it allows you to video chat with them. I have tried it many times, and I am pleased with it, works perfectly.

Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u

Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u Review – Summary

The excellent screen resolution, light and size, makes it easy to take along with you. This Acer Iconia 7″ tablet is a lot more convenient compared to other 10 inch tablets out there.

If you are tired of bringing notebook/netbook or even 10″ tablet, you will enjoy the portability of this 7 inch Acer Iconia Tab A100-07u08u form factor, you simply can use it everywhere with ease.

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