Acer Expecting to Release Quad-Core 10-Inch Android Tablet by Mid-Year

You know that line in The Social Network where Justin Timberlake’s character says, “…a million dollars is not cool. You know what is cool? A billion dollars“?  That the first thing I thought of when I learned that Acer plans to release Android-based tablets in 2011 with Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors. Yup, that’s quad-core prowess they are talking about.  According to Computer World, Acer expects to offer a couple of new tablets in the first half of 2011 with our favorite mobile OS running the show.  One will be a 7-inch model whereas another should be a 10-inch version.  As the demand shifts from netbooks to tablets, Acer will change their own focus, eventually phasing out netbooks.

A dual-core tablet is not cool.  You know what is cool? A quad-core tablet.

Anyone willing to give Acer a crack at their wallet?  Do they have what it takes or will they fall somewhere in line with Dell’s Android efforts.

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9205358/Acer_to_launch_7_inch_10_inch_tablets_by_mid_year

About author

Scott Webster
Scott Webster 6609 posts

Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

You might also like

News and Rumors

AT&T and T-Mobile form roaming partnership in Sandy aftermath

  We received word today that AT&T and T-Mobile have come together with a roaming agreement that will help residents of New York and New Jersey. As those subscribers work

News and Rumors

Asus teases the next incredible “thing,” that’s also thin

With Computex coming up next week, Asus has taken to social media with a video that tells of a thin device coming without offering up much else. There’s no silhouette

News and Rumors

Qualcomm pulls in record-breaking revenue in first quarter

Mobile hardware monolith Qualcomm reported their first quarter earnings yesterday with an understandable amount of gusto. Despite a venerable position in the market and years of growth and experience, Qualcomm

5 Comments

  1. anakin78z
    January 18, 13:51 Reply

    A quad-core tablet is not cool. You know what is cool? A dual-quad-core tablet, with 16 gigs of ram.

    • nathan
      January 18, 16:43 Reply

      Now your speaking my language!

    • regman
      January 18, 21:57 Reply

      with a battery life of 1 full minute !!!

      • walt
        January 18, 23:38 Reply

        Disable GPS and you can squeak it up 1:05. Yes!

      • DJ
        June 14, 14:00 Reply

        The quad-cores use alot less battery than single or dual-core processors. But the ram might be a problem.

Leave a Reply