Acer’s 10.1 inch Tablet will run Windows 7 on AMD APU

By | November 26th, 2010

AMD’s APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) based on Fusion Technology will find its first home in Acer’s 10.1 inch Windows 7 tablet destined to release in February, 2011. The tablet will have two 1.3 megapixel camera, WiFi, 3G network support and powered by yet-to-be-released C-50 APU. Acer will also release a 10.1 inch Android tablet in April next year, hopping to target as many customers as they can. The Android counterpart of this tablet will run on an equally competitive Tegra II system-on-chip.

According to unofficial reports, the C-50 APU will consume 9W of power under normal load. APU is based on fusion technology that combines processing cores, graphics cores and memory on a same chip and AMD is planning to release many APUs for netbooks, tablets, PCs and servers in year 2011. Along with x86 processing cores, the c-50 will have on-chip Radeon HD 6250 graphics card. Source TechEye