The Acer Iconia Tab A200: Powerful Tablet at a Budget

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The Acer Iconia Tab A200 is one of the best Android tablets in the market today. And it is quite cheap too. It was sold at about $330 in February when it was first released. Now, you can get it at a little over $150 from selected stores. The A200 is a 10-inch tablet with all the goodies built-in to it. Its screen has an amazing resolution of 1,280×800 pixels, the one most ideal for touch screen devices.

This Acer tablet is made more affordable than the A500 but functions in almost the same way. It is sold with a maximum internal storage capacity of 8GB but it can be expanded via microSD cards. It has a 2 MP high definition camera on its front, unlike the A500 with one on its rear too. It also doesn’t have the HDMI output but the USB port was retained. If you can do without the rear facing camera and the HDMI port, you surely would settle with the A200 easily.

Although the tablet is sold with the Android 3.2 platform, you can easily upgrade it with the Android 4.0 via over-the-air downloading. With this, you can’t really say that this is an old tablet as you can update it instantly. And after the upgrade, download all the applications that you need from the Android market to jam pack your tablet to assure utmost functionality.

What users are going to like about the Acer A200 is its rounded corners, easy-to-grip backside, and lightweight design. Being a 10-inch touch screen tablet, these features are indeed going to be very essential. To have full control of the tablet while using it is certainly a plus feature.

The tablet runs on the NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core 1GHz processor, which is another assurance that this device is going to be one powerful tablet for surfing, downloading, and watching live streams.

So if you’re looking for a nice gift for somebody special or for yourself, this device might just be it. The tablet is the most affordable one right now, especially if you don’t mind getting the refurbished kind. The A200 is available in two colors, Metallic Red and Titanium Gray.

The Acer Iconia Tab A200 is just one good device in the full series of Acer A tablets. Your other options include the A210, A510, and the A700. There will surely be one in this family that will meet your needs, specifications, and budget. Browse through the other models to find the perfect one for you.

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