Feb, 14 2011

I stumbled across a real gem in Verizon’s booth here at Mobile World Congress. They are working with Acer on a 10.1 inch Android tablet that’ll have LTE radios at launch and will be powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 2. They expect it to have Android 3.0 at launch, but as it’s a prototype it was only running 2.2.

Still, the device performed great and Verizon’s new VCast application for tablets demonstrated that wonderfully. The VCast store itself wasn’t much different from what you’d expect – it’s Verizon’s alternate app market that may soon eventually incorporate music and video into the mix. It just looked excellent in tablet form.

I likened it to the way the Android 3.0 version of the YouTube app is built. You’ll see what I’m talking about in the video above. As far as other specs go, it has a front-facing and rear-facing camera, but that was all they could confirm. Verizon and Acer do not yet have any word on availability.

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