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Optus brings Christmas to the table(t) with the Dell Streak 7 and Acer

Optus brings Christmas to the table(t) with the Dell Streak 7 and Acer Iconia A501

Optus today announced the launch of the Dell Streak 7 and Acer Iconia A501 on the Optus Open Network™. The latest additions round out an impressive family of tablets that, going into the gift-giving season, offers up a wide range of choice to satisfy Australians' digital desires.

The Optus tablet range has been designed to provide customers with flexible options to meet their needs; the Dell Streak 7 is portable, easily shared among family members, and has smooth, fast performance which makes Web browsing, video streaming and game playing an enjoyable experience. The Acer Iconia A501 represents a sleek and stylish design coupled with impressive technological capabilities and the range is completed with an established entertainment powerhouse, the Motorola Xoom.

Gavin Williams, Consumer Marketing Director, Optus said, "The versatility of both the Dell Streak 7 and Acer Iconia really signify how influential tablets have become in our digital lives. The Streak 7 is a great device for portable use as it's just so light and nimble while the Iconia showcases an impressive host of design features along with practicality.

"We're excited to range these two excellent devices in the lead up to Christmas to maximise the choice for customers looking to treat themselves or other."

The Dell Streak 7 will be available for $0 upfront on the $29 Optus Tablet plan over 24 months (total minimum cost is $696). The prepaid offer includes this great companion tablet and a SIM card with start-up credit for just $279.

The Acer Iconia will be $0 upfront on the $39 Optus Tablet plan over 24 months (total minimum cost is $936).

Dell Streak 7
Powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra T20 Dual Core processor and running Android Honeycomb 3.2, the Dell Streak 7 boasts a 5MP auto focus camera with LED flash, a 7" WVGA capacitive screen and 16GB internal memory and SD Card slot with support for expandable memory up to 32GB.

The Dell Streak 7 is a light-weight travel companion, weighing in at only 450g. The built in 3G HSPA+ compatible modem gives you the power of the internet at your fingertips without compromising on size and weight. Dell's Stage user-interface provides a seamless and unified experience for accessing all your favourite content.

Acer Iconia Tab A501
The Acer Iconia Tab A501 combines a sleek and stylish design with a rich multimedia, gaming and web experience over a brilliant 10.1" multi-touch screen. It also features a range of connectivity options, including mini HDMI, USB, Micro SD and is available in both 16 and 32 GB storage capacities.

It is powered by a dual-core NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 processor and runs on Android Honeycomb 3.2. The full web experience is delivered through Flash 10.2 support as well as its 3G HSPA+ module offering 21Mpbs downlink. Sporting a high-resolution screen and ultra-sensitive gyro meter, the Acer Iconia Tab A501 is a formidable portable gaming device.

Media contact:
Danny Wong
Optus Corporate Affairs
Tel: (02) 8082 7850