Huawei are one of the biggest telecommunications equipment companies in the world. They are huge in China although their kit is used the world over. Chances are if you are a BT Broadband customer you are using modems build by them. Huawei make no bones about their desire to become one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, and a couple of years ago they started their assault on the European market. I reviewed the G300 and found it to be a stunning budget range phone. The Huawei Read more [...]
If the recent deluge of cut price Android tablets was an indicator of things to come, Acer has taken a step further with their Iconia B1 tablet which is now on sale for less than £100. My recent review of their previous Android effort the A110 left something to be desired due to the poor screen although it was a versatile and quick device. The B1 does not share the Tegra underpinnings of the A110, this time married to a Dual Core Cortex A9 1.2GHz processor, 512MB RAM and 8GB Flash storage Read more [...]
7 inch Android tablets reviewed: The Asus Nexus 7 is pitted against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Acer A110. Who will win?
UK retailer Expansys is now shipping the Acer Liquid Glow, a budget handset sporting Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. The curvy phone is NFC equipped to make use of Android Beam and has a 3.7 inch LCD screen. It has a 5 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and touch focus. A single core 1GHz processor is the engine at the heart of the Glow. While not a size zero handset at 11.5mm thick, it does offer a nice screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels which gives a highly respectable 252 pixels Read more [...]
The touchpaper lit by Google's Nexus 7 is starting to burn brightly, if Acer's first foray into Jelly Bean tablets is anything to go by. The Iconia A110 matches the Nexus 7 on specification and price and will provide food for thought for anyone after a 7 inch fondleslab. Like the Nexus 7, the A110 comes with NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.2GHz quad-core processor. There is 8GB of storage and 1GB of RAM for apps but crucially SD card expansion.Despite the product images featuring a near vanilla Jelly Read more [...]
Acer are joining the ranks of Asus and Google in in the Kindle Fire Smackdown 2012 with the news of the Iconia Tab A110. The Verge has the scoop from the Computex trade show in Taipei where Acer indicated that they will be pegging the 7 inch fondleslab at the sub-$200 price bracket. Powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 3 chipset, the benchmarks indicate that it is no cut down slouch and ranks closely to the Asus Transformer Prime. That is a lot of horsepower for £130 (plus the inevitable rip off Britain Read more [...]
Acer are going for gold with the news of an olympic special edition of their A510 tablet. Not much has changed with the Android device; you still get a 1.3 gigahertz Tegra 3 prossesor and a 10.1 inch IPS display. the stand out feature is the massive 9800mAh battery which gives a huge 15 hours of usage which should get you through a good couple of days video and browsing. The key differentiator is the Olympic insignia emblazoned on the back and the exclusive Eurosport bundle which will provide mobile Read more [...]
Acer hs confirmed the UK will indeed get Ice Cream Sandwich updates to its A100, A200 and A500 Android tablets. Last week’s announcement that US customers were due the upgrade from Honeycomb in the next couple of months was greeted with enthusiasm over the pond. Meanwhile Britain sat patiently in the corner, rocking itself back and forth in a bid to reduce the prospect of mental anguish. Anguish averted! Via The Inquirer. Read more [...]