Acer budget tablets were back fence talks long back. But it will be longer rumors as Acer Technologies is moving an inch closer as they have announced Acer Iconia A1-810 tablet PC. Apart from that Acer Iconia B1 is also in talks. Officially not announced but an ecommerce retailer is selling this tablet with delivery expecting to be June 3, 2013.
Acer Iconia A1-810
Acer Iconia A1-810 is a 7.9 inches tablet power packed with amazing specifications to compete with world’s popular tablets like iPad Mini, Google Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire. Starting with a better display providing 720p HD(1024 x 768p to be accurate) out from 7.9 inches IPS display. A quad core tablet at €199 is simply superb, expect nothing better than that, it includes low cost MediaTek MT8125 ARM Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1.2 Ghz and supported with 1 GB RAM.
Taking advantage of Google relationship, it will include the latest version of Android i.e., Jelly Bean 4.2. There is 5 mega pixel camera on the rear side providing stunning video capturing capabilities and 0.3 mega pixel camera can be used for face to face video chat via various services like Skype. Packed with 3250 mAh battery it provides 7 hours of browsing time along with 16 GB internal memory + micro SD card slot supporting 32 GB storage. A numerous number of connectivity options are includes like Wi Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, mini HDMI, aGPS and it only lacks 3G connectivity.
Acer Iconia A1-810 has following specifications –
- 7.9 inch IPS touchscreen display
- 1024 x 768 pixels resolution
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 1.2 Ghz MediaTek MT8125 ARM Cortex A9 quad core processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 16 Gb internal memory
- Micro SD card slot
- 5 mega pixel rear camera
- 0.3 mega pixel front facing camera
- Micro HDMI port
- USB 2.0 port
- 3250 mAh battery
- 7 hours battery life
Regarding Acer Iconia A1-810, there is no news about its availability in USA but Rue du Commerce is taking orders is accepting pre-order of this device in France. Its priced much cheaper at $169 while in comparison iPad Mini costs €339.