Be sure to check out the Acer Iconia Tab A500 Troubleshooting page for common problems and solutions.
Identification and Background ¶
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is an android tablet computer that was announced February 16, 2011, and made available to consumers on April 26. It boasts a large 10.1'' touchscreen display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, along with a 16 GB hard drive and 1024 MB of RAM. It has a 5MP rear camera, a 2MP front camera, an HDMI port, and Bluetooth capabilities.
It runs most Google Apps and features high speed internet browsing, enhanced game play and graphics, and up to 8 hours of battery life. It is WiFi enabled, and comes with built-in online services that support Facebook, YouTube, Google+, and Twitter.
Announce Date: February 16, 2011
Model Number: A500-10S16u
Processor: 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra
Operating System: Android 3.0 Honeycomb
Color Display: 10.1 inches (25.7 cm), LCD, multi-touch touchscreen with light sensor and scratch-resistant glass
Graphics: 1280 x 800 pixel, 149 ppi
RAM: 1024 MB
Storage: 16 GB flash memory
Battery: Lithium Polymer (LiPo) 3260 mAh (Web browsing over Wi-Fi - up to 10 hours, video playback - up to 8 hours)
Weight: 1.6 lbs
Dimensions: 7 inches (17.8 cm) x 10.2 inches (26 cm) x 0.5 inches (1.3 cm)
Interfaces: 1 Micro-HDMI, 1 audio-out port, 1 USB 2.0
Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, voice recording