I love mine. It is affordable and just as powerful as the more popular Android tablets. what the transformer had over it is the full size sd slot and removable battery though that isn't a huge difference. I'm not sure about how much they differ in weight though.
Edit: The build quality is very nice with the Iconia. It's very solid.
More popular tablets? Just an FYI The Iconia a500 has sold more than any other android tablet out right now aside from the ipad/ipad2, I don't even think acer expected to sell as many iconias as it has.
It really is a great tablet with plenty of functionality and all the ports you need especially the full size USB. The Asus transformer is the only other tablet I like because although it lacks ports it does have an IPS screen, the keyboard dock is a gimmick addon that cost an arm and a leg.
I use my bluetooth keyboard and mouse along with a multiple USB port adaptor expanding my single usb port into 4 ports, a 1TB external HDD works perfect with my tablet for storing anything I want.
Lets see the Asus support a 1TB external HDD.
I've had my A500 for about 4 months now. I am less than impressed. Mostly by how bad honeycomb is. The keyboard is so laggggy its almost useless at times. A lot of app activity covers up the notifications. Sometimes the A500 will not wake from sleep. Battery life is poor compared to other tablets.
I feel like I'm running Windows 3.0 on an i7.
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