Acer A500

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Specification
Manufacturer: Acer Acer-icon.png
Released On: U.S.: April 2011
Android Version: 4.0.3
Shipped With: Not Known
Product Model: Acer Iconia A500
Product Device: a500
Model Number: Not Known
P___IMG: N/A
Dimensions: N/A
Weight: N/A
Carriers: WiFi Only
Display: 1280 × 800
CPU: Nvidia Tegra 2 1GHz
GPU: Not Known
RAM: 1024 MB
Internal Memory: 16/32GB
Memory Card: Yes
Mobile Radios: Not Known
WiFi: Not Known
Bluetooth: Yes
FM Radio: Not Known
GPS: Not Known
Battery: Unknown
Camera: 5MP
Secondary Camera: 2MP
HDMI Out: Micro HDMI/Dock
USB Connector: Not Included
Additional Features: None
Rooted: Yes
Locked Bootloader: Yes



Instructions for ICS

See here for instructions on how to flashed a patched ICS bootloader that allows custom recovery/kernels.


Instructions for Honeycomb

Download the IconiaRoot APK from here

  • Go to Settings->Applications and enable "Unknown sources"
  • Download the attached APK file
  • Copy the file to your Iconia
  • Install the APK & start the tool
  • Click "root"


Installing a custom recovery

  • Go to the Market and install Acer Recovery Installer
  • Allow root permissions
  • Select the button next to ClockworkMod Recovery
  • Press "Install Recovery Image"
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