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Acer Iconia Tab A501 hands-on (photos)

The Acer Iconia Tab A501 will hit AT&T later this summer. Here's a preview of what to expect from the Honeycomb tablet.

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Acer Iconia Tab 10.1

We first saw the Acer Iconia Tab 10.1 at Mobile World Congress, and now the Honeycomb tablet will be coming to AT&T this summer with 4G support. The carrier did not provide details about pricing.

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Thin but heavy

The Acer Iconia Tab A501 is a 10-inch tablet with a nice aluminum design. It's relatively thin but pretty heavy.
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Cameras

The Iconia Tab A501 has a 5-megapixel camera on back and a 2-megapixel on front for video calls.
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Bottom

The bottom of the tablet features a power connector/docking port.
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Honeycomb

The demo unit AT&T had at CTIA 2011 was running Android 2.2 Froyo, but company representatives assured us that the tablet will run Android 3.0 Honeycomb when it comes out this summer.
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WXGA display

As we noted earlier, the Iconia Tab A501 features a 10.1-inch display. It has WXGA resolution with multi-touch capabilities. Powering the tablet is Nvidia's Tegra 2 dual-core processor.
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Music player

A view of the tablet's music player.

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