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Acer Iconia Tablet Quiz
by Staff
Taiwanese manufacturer Acer made an ambitious entry into the tablet field this year, introducing not one -- but four -- different tablet product lines that give buyers a choice between two different operating systems and two very different user experiences. See what you know about the Acer Iconia.

The Acer Iconia tablet is powered by what operating system?

  • iOs
  • Windows 7 or Android 3.0
  • webOS

If you choose the Android version of the Iconia tablet, how many different applications will you have to choose from?

  • about 150
  • about 4,000
  • more than 65,000

How many Iconia tablets did Acer ship in 2011?

  • approximately 2.5 million
  • around 500,000
  • nearly 28 million

What is Android Honeycomb?

  • a game designed for tablets that's popular with beekeepers
  • a nickname used to describe the inner workings of an Android tablet PC
  • an operating system developed by Google specifically for tablet PCs

How does the screen resolution of an Acer Iconia tablet compare with the screen resolution of an iPad?

  • The iPad has a higher resolution.
  • The Iconia tablet has a higher resolution.
  • The Acer Iconia tablet and the Apple iPad have the same screen resolution.

What feature of the Acer Iconia-6120 sets it apart from other tablet computers?

  • It has a full slide-out keyboard.
  • It has a battery life of 12 days.
  • It has dual 14-inch touch screens.

How much does an Acer Iconia tablet cost?

  • between $330 and $1,200, depending on the model
  • between $100 and $450, depending on the model
  • between $150 and $400, depending on the model

When was the Acer Iconia W500 tablet first available to the public?

  • April 2011
  • May 2005
  • June 2010

How much does the 10-inch Acer Iconia A500 weigh?

  • .4 pounds
  • 1.69 pounds
  • 3.5 pounds

Which group of buyers was most excited about the ultra-sensitive gyro meter built into the Acer Iconia tablet?

  • sailors
  • gaming enthusiasts
  • fitness instructors

True or False: One drawback of the Acer Iconia tablet line is that there's no way to access "offline" content or data.

  • True
  • False

In terms of its size, features and capabilities, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is most comparable to which of these tablet devices?

  • the Apple iPad 2.0
  • the Motorola Xoom
  • the BlackBerry PlayBook

Reviewers have given the Acer Iconia Tab A500 generally good reviews, but many have wished for improvements to what aspect of the device?

  • the Android operating system
  • the Acer's memory capacity
  • the Acer's staggeringly high price

How many different versions of the Acer Iconia tablet are available as of August 2011?

  • 2
  • at least 6, at last count
  • a staggering 23

How many different colors does the Acer Iconia tablet come in?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

What does the letter "w" signify in the model number string for the Acer Iconia Tab A series?

  • models containing the "w" have Wi-Fi capability
  • models containing the "w" have a longer battery life
  • models containing the "w" are available only at Walmart

What well-known computer brand did Iconia manufacturer Acer acquire in 2007?

  • Dell
  • Gateway
  • Compaq

Which of these accessories is NOT available for your Acer Iconia tablet?

  • a wireless laptop
  • a docking station with remote control media access
  • a converter that lets you switch between Android and Windows 7 on the fly

What is the expected battery life (as estimated for movie watching) for the Acer Iconia?

  • about 2 hours for the A100, 4 hours for the A500
  • about 4.5 hours for the A100, 9 hours for the A500
  • about 9 hours for the A100, 12 hours for the A500

What is the Iconia Tab A501?

  • a larger version of the A500 with a 15-inch screen
  • a 4G-enabled version of the A500 for the AT&T network
  • an A500 modified to fit securely in the back pocket of classic Levi's 501 jeans