Acer: Iconia Smart is a tablet in a mobile phone

Posted by Trent Nouveau

Acer is showcasing its Iconia smartphone at MWC 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The mobile device - which combines the capabilities of a tablet in a smartphone format - boasts a 4.8" widescreen, 1024×480 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio.

Iconia runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, features an 8MP (back) camera (+LED Flash) and is capable of wirelessly controlling multimedia content with its  integrated clear.fi media sharing system.

The smartphone allows users to browse multiple Flash-based websites without resizing or adjusting, thereby eliminating annoying zooming and left/right page scrolls.

Acer: Iconia Smart is a tablet in a smartphoneSo, what else can the Iconia be used for?

Well, the smartphone is definitely a good choice for watching video clips or movies, as it offers a sweet 21:9 screen, along with an LED edge-lit display for super bright and vivid images.

Plus, the Iconia can be connected to your TV via DLNA technology or a standard HDMI cable.

Additional specs include:

  • 
1GHz Snapdragon processor.

  • 2MP front camera.
  • 8 hours of talk time.
  • Dolby Mobile sound.
  • Ultra-fast high-speed connectivity via HSDPA @ 14.4 and WiFi N for data connection.
  • Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR.
  • Smoothly curved back and minimal width (64.5mm).