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Acer Iconia Tab A500: Photo gallery

Here’s the Acer Iconia Tab A500 in action. There’s that big 10.1-inch multitouch display and laser-finished metal casing. Looks nice doesn’t it?

This isn’t the finished product that was announced earlier today; this is a display model running Android 2.2 Froyo. The real deal, which is due to launch in April, will run on Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

So things like 3D widgets, Google eBooks, and the new-look YouTube app etc we weren’t able to check out. But we thought you’d like a look all the same.

Spec-wise, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes with a 5-megapixel main camera (with flash) on the back, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for videocalls. Like many Android 3.0 tablets we’ve seen, the A500 has a Tegra 2 dual core processor beating away underneath its skin. This means that it should be a real beast capable of kicking out some serious graphics.

Click through for some more pictures of the Acer Iconia Tab A500 from all angles.

Stereo speakers at the bottom and the 5-megapixel camera with flash up top. Though we don’t spend a lot of time looking at the back of phones and tablets, we have to admit that the laser-engraved aluminium jacket of the A500 is quite pleasing to the eye.

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes with two USB ports, a standard sized one and a micro one.

Behold: a power button, a 3.5mm audio jack and an HDMI port. The Iconia Tab A500 promises 1080p HD video playback and comes with Dolby Mobile technology.

Volume rocker and a screen lock control on the right, aforementioned HDMI, audio jack and power button on the right. Given its size, it’s a fairly light device. Probably due to the jacket being made of aluminium and not adamantium.

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