Acer Iconia Tab A500: Android Tablet Impresses, But Still Misses its Mark

At a Glance

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  • Acer ICONIA TAB A500 Picasso Tablet Computer

    Acer Iconia Tab is a great, reasonably priced choice if you want to access your content via USB sources, but the current limitations of Android 3.0 and what you can do with that content via USB, coupled...

At a Glance

Acer Iconia Tab is a great, reasonably priced choice if you want to access your content via USB sources, but the current limitations of Android 3.0 and what you can do with that content via USB, coupled with this tablet’s display quirks, still make it a qualified recommendation.

Price when rated: 450

Pros

  • Software customizations are helpful
  • USB host port and microSD card slot

Cons

  • Fine touchscreen grid is bothersome on display
  • Heavier and bulkier than other other tablets
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