Acer announces 7 & 10.1-inch Android tablet, coming next year

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Today Acer announced that they will be diving into the tablet market. The company unveiled a 7-inch and a 10.1-inch tablet, running Android. With the holiday season quickly approaching, Acer won't be introducing the tablet this year, but will make the tablet available early next year.

The tablet hardware features a dual-core (1GHz or 1.2GHz) processor, HDMI output, 5-megapixel rear camera and front-facing "HD" camera for video calling. The Android-powered tablet will also support a 1200x800 high resolution, high colour screen with multitouch support. The tablet will be available with WiFi and 3G, and will come with a gyroscope, for the inner gamer in you.

Acer promotes the device as an HD entertainment tablet, being able to play and share HD videos, with the ability to output 1080p video through the HDMI port. The Acer tablet will also support DLNA, so you can quickly share multimedia between devices.

No prices were officially announced, but the tablet will be made available in April 2011.

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