Acer America details Ice Cream Sandwich update plans for tablets


After company’s Australia office confirmed ICS for Iconia Tab A500, Acer America has now officially announced Android 4.0 update plans for all of its tablets. According to a press release issued today, Acer is already rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich update for A200 tablets and it will be completed over the next week.

Acer Iconia Tab A100 and A500 will be getting the ICS update in April. There is no official word about updates in other countries, but we believe the time-frame would be same for the other regions too.

Android 4.0 Update Features for Acer Tablets:

The faster browser, enhanced app and folder management options, more intuitive navigation, and a completely reimaged design that is more polished with enhanced holographic effects. Plus, customers can more easily customize their Acer tablet and will enjoy improved multitasking and switching between tasks. They will also appreciate improved integration with Gmail’s email and calendar functions.

Features and Enhancements Unique to Acer Tablets:

The updated tablets will now feature the highly-customizable Acer Ring, making it incredibly natural and easy to get instant access to favorite apps and features. The Acer Ring can be launched with a single touch and lets customers have quick and easy access to apps, surf the web, capture screen images, post photos and status updates to their social networks, and more.

Customers will also enjoy an improved weather widget and will be able to access their favorite apps even when the screen is locked.   Acer Iconia Tab customers will be able to do more with their photos and video thanks to the Android 4.0 update, including improved zoom and the ability to take snapshots while recording video. Customers will also be able to capture better still images and do more with them due to greater image stabilization and improved integration with third party apps. Both video clips and photos can be enhanced on the fly, stored and searched for based on various tags, and conveniently stored on Google+.


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