Acer unveils ICONIA SMART, a beast with 4.8-inch screen and 480 x 1024 resolution

Acer unveils ICONIA SMART, a beast with 4.8-inch screen and 480 x 1024 resolution
We thought the screen of the Samsung Infuse 4G was really huge, but how little we knew! Ladies and gents, it's time to welcome the Acer ICONIA SMART, the first... 4.8-inch tablet/smartphone.

If we put the sheer size of its screen aside, the Acer ICONIA SMART will also offer a 21:9 aspect ratio and an impressive resolution of 480 x 1024. The rest of its specs are not to be underestimated either - it packs a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 2 cameras (the rear one offers 8MP and LED flash, while the front facer is 2MP), Android 2.3 and all the connectivity options we have come to expect from modern smartphones - like Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth plus DLNA.

Price information about this beast is not available, but we know its UK release date is May 1. Excited?

source: Acer
Acer unveils ICONIA SMART, a beast with 4.8-inch screen and 480 x 1024 resolution

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ICONIA SMART
  • Display 4.8" 480 x 1024 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1100 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 1500 mAh(8.00h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. ribbonsalmark

Posts: 84; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

Why did you tablet/smartphone??? 4.8 does not make this a tablet? Very nice smart phone. No dual-core? Shame, would have been great phone with dual-core. You would think by now most manufacturers would realize that to most users the screen size isnt too big a deal. Its the quality of the product. I could make you a 6.2 inch screen smart phone but if it is Retina or Samsung Plus or BRIVA engine it has no place on the market. You can make your screen whatever size you want but if it isnt bright and low resolution who care. Also where is the hdmi? Please provide a lot more details before posting something like this.

2. jeck77

Posts: 25; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

Oh ok ribbons, they'll make sure to cater to what you want in every article from here on out.

3. austin444 unregistered

The dell streak was the 1st smartphone\tablet combo.

5. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

and it failed so why retry it...

4. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

I'll wait for the 10 inch display with a 10 core processor and 48,000 megapixel camera with 10 xenon flash and eleven front facing cameras with 20,000,0000gb internal memory with a 12,000ghz processor speed with a display resolution of 20,000 x 100,000 with 28million colors with triple 3d and bulletproof. I'm sure they can come up with that in a couple of weeks :) Sending text messages would be so much better.

6. peter qqq unregistered

530Gemini, don't forget the app that lets you scratch you a$$ using a laser beam from a satellite....mmmm cool-hhhhh-whip.

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