Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet available for $349.99 at Best Buy

Acer Iconia Tab A500-10S16U Best Buy sale

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes with a 10.1-inch touchscreen, a dual-core CPU, useful ports, and Android 3.0 Honeycomb for an affordable price. Image: Best Buy/ Acer

As a part of this weeks specials Best Buy has dropped their price for the 10.1-inch Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet down to $349.99. The savings total $50 from the normal MSRP of $399.99 that Best Buy has charged for the lone 10.1-inch Android tablet from Acer Group Inc..

Best Buy’s $349.99 Acer tablet features Android 3.0 Honeycomb, a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 capacitive touchscreen LCD, 16GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM, full-sized USB 2.0, mini-USB, mini-HDMI, microSD card slot (up to 32GB expansion), a 2.0MP webcam and a 5MP rear-facing camera with LED flash with support for 720p HD video capture, and the tablet is estimated to provide up to 8 hours of battery life.

Is $349.99 the best price for the Acer Iconia Tab A500?

No, not really.

Online I know that it is possible for you to get a refurbished/used Acer Iconia Tab A500 for as little as $299, but the tablet you get is pre-owned. If you want a new model most reputable online retailers are only going as low as $349.99 for the Acer Iconia Tab A500 16GB Wi-Fi only tablet (model: A500-10S16U).

However if you only want to pay $349.99 and have the tablet shipped to your U.S. address for free is your retailer (assuming there is no online sales tax in your state), through Best Buy you’ll pay for the tablet to be shipped and there are mandatory  tax charges to remember too.

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