Acer has made a foray into the category display with Android Smart display DA220HQL. The device is displayed at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013.Acer Smart View DA220HQL comes with a 21.5-inch screen with 1080p and comes with a VA technology. There is powered by dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4428 CPU with 1 GB RAM. The unit also comes with microSD card slot that supports cards up to 32GB. There is also a 1.2MP front camera for video calling. Connectivity options include three USB ports, HDMI port and micro-Jack.As Ethernet eyes, Acer Smart View DA220HQL comes with bezel close, but does not stand out in terms of pure design.According Engadget, the device should be available in Europe from March to 399 Euros.
It is interesting to note that ViewSonic has launched VSD240, which is a 24-inch monitor powered by Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Just like the Acer monitor Viewsonic monitor also sports a 21.5-inch screen. Viewsonic
VSD240 comes with full HD screen and is powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-core Tegra 3 chip with multi-core processor.The TI OMAP monitor also comes with a 1.3 megapixel webcam, a microphone and speakers.Connectivity options include VSD240 on WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI, Ethernet and USB ports, and an SD card slot. The device is should be available in April for $ 499.Engadget points on Acer Android as a monitor look better as a Viewsonic.
According to the company this monitor is targeted at business customers Acer but on the other hand showed no specific target segment. There is no word on when the display is smart Acer DA220HQL available in India and what could be the interim had price.Acer recently launched its Iconia B1-A71 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. The Taiwanese company has added a 16GB variant for tablet and plans to ship for 139 Euros in Europe, the Middle East and Africa MWC 2013 in pictures.