Honeycomb tablets are still quite sparse, but things look to be a lot different in April and May. The latest online catalog from The Phone House features an an entire page dedicated to Android 3.0 tablets and their respective prices. The catalog shows the Motorola XOOM, ASUS EEEPAD, LG Optimus Pad, and the Acer Iconia A100. Exact launch dates for the four Android 3.0 tablets is not given, but the top of the page does indicate that the tablets will be available starting in April and/or May.
We know many of you are excited for the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi which will be selling for $599 in just a few weeks. But once you see the prices of some of these Honeycomb tablets below, you might want to hold back on purchasing a tablet for a bit.
|Tablet||€ Price (inc VAT)||$ Price (inc VAT)||$ Price (exc VAT)|
|LG Optimus Pad||€849.00||$1,200.00||$1,016.00|
|Acer Iconia A100||€349.00||$593.00||$419.00|
LG and T-Mobile have not yet unveiled the pricing of the T-Mobile G-Slate (LG Optimus Pad) for the U.S. market, but the prices from The Phone House indicates that LG will be imposing a premium charge for the tablet due to its 3D capabilities. That may be disheartening, but if you are simply looking for a Honeycomb tablet at a fair price, ACER and ASUS may be the best options once they arrive.