Android tablets with high-DPI displays are finally breaking cover. As The Verge reports, Acer's Iconia Tab A700 is now available from Acer's own online store. The device costs $449.99 with free overnight shipping, and you can get it with black and silver paint jobs—though the former seems to be out of stock right now.
The Verge says the Iconia Tab A700 is virtually identical to the cheaper A500 model save for a 1920x1200 display resolution, which is spread across a 10.1" display. By contrast, the A500 and most other Android tablets out there have 1280x800 panels. The A700's higher pixel density doesn't quite approach that of the new iPad, which spreads 2048x1536 pixels on a 9.7" panel, but it's not far off, and it should translate into much sharper text and graphics without ugly jaggies.
The Iconia Tab A700 also features a 1.3GHz Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, 32GB of solid-state storage, Bluetooth, dual cameras (with 1- and 5-megapixel resolutions for front and rear, respectively), and an assortment of ports, including Micro-USB 2.0, Micro HDMI, and 3.5-mm audio jacks. The tablet weighs 1.47 lbs and measures 0.43" thick, so it's slightly thicker than the 0.37" iPad but almost exactly the same weight.
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