3D-capable devices and tablets for some time now belong to the absolute trends. But in addition to the innovative new features, including Intel's second generation core “Sandy Bridge” caused a stir at CES. For while many manufacturers of the popular Tablet PCs to the new dual-core processor from Nvidia Tegra set 2, the Taiwanese manufacturer Acer seems a special liking to the new Intel platform, we have found.
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Acer Tablet PC netbook instead?
After a few statements by Lu Bing-Hsian, marketing manager for Acer Taiwan, in an interview over the computer world, it was speculated that the company is about mid-year, two new Tablet PCs with quad-processors cords present on the Sandy Bridge will be based. The tablets are then run on Android Honeycomb and have display sizes of 7 and 10 inches.
That were not enough, because the new tablets were supposed to usher in even the phasing out of higher-priced Acer laptop because Acer wants to drop significantly less and also produce more basic notebooks, while the main focus on the Tablet PCs will be placed.
Official denials to the new Intel platform, the Tablet PC
Shortly after publication of this surprising view of the future, which has spread like wildfire on the Internet and was taken was quite critical, Acer is active and then officially and clearly backtracked.
In the official statement it was said that they would not naturally be drawn from the netbook market back. Even if the company in addition to the 10.1-inch short-Windows Tablet, two 10.1 – and wants to bring 7-inch models with Android on the market, were the rumors the Sandy Bridge processor with the words “Immoment is not a Tablet PC, provided based on Sandy Bride”, denied.