Pre-Order Acer Iconia A500 WiFi Best Buy: Price Revealed

Back at the start of this year, we heard of one of Acer’s many offerings, the slim and stylish A500 tablet. Running on Android’s Honeycomb OS amongst many other fantastic features which we will refresh you on, is now a release date of April 24th and price from Best Buy with the benefit of pre-ordering the device from today.

Acer’s first ever tablet featuring Android 3.0 will come with a 10.1-inch multi-touch LCD display as well as a NVIDIA Tegra 250 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of flash storage, HD gaming is made possible with an integrated GeForceā„¢ GPU, 1080p video with 5 megapixel camera to the rear and 2 megapixel to the front allowing not just the benefits of taking photos and videos but video conferencing as well. A key factor when looking around to get your tablet purchase is of course battery life, and the A500 will churn out a good 8 hours game playing time, 8 hours of HD video playback ad 10 hours of WiFi browsing before re-charging.

Along with HDMI-out, as Slashgear pointed out, there will be also be the opportunity to access many apps including movies, those all important social networking sites and games. To give you a little taster of pre-installed apps, we can tell you that the A500 will include 2 games which will be Need For Speed: Shift and Let’s Golf as well as Acer LumiRead and Google Books eReading apps and Zinio for full color digital magazines.

In terms of price, the Acer Iconia A500 WiFi will set you back $450 and can be pre-ordered online at and pre-ordered in-store April 14th. Other additional prices include the keyboard which connects up the A500 via Bluetooth and has a MSRP of $69.99. As well as this a dock with IR remote that as well as charging acts as a connection for an external speaker or headphone and the price for this is a MSRP of $79.99. In order to protect your new device from scratches and knocks, a case come stand can be purchased for a price of $39.99.

Does the A500 tick all the boxes for you? Will you be pre-ordering your tablet, and if so will it be online or in-store?