The official launch of the Acer Iconia A1 Android tablet has now taken place. The new Iconia A1 tablet, a 7.9-inch Android slate that will compete against the ever-expanding range of smaller tablets available on the market. The Acer Iconia A1 features a 7.9-inch LED backlit display with a 1024X768 resolution. The tablet is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor along with 1GB of RAM. Acer Iconia A1 will offer an option of either 8GB internal storage or 16GB.
The Iconia A1 has front- and rear-facing cameras, with the rear-facing one able to record 1080p video at 30fps. The tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
The A1 is priced to compete against the likes of the Kindle Fire, as the 8GB version will start at $169 and the 16GB flavor at $199.99 when it hits in June. But it also has to compete against the Apple iPad mini, Google Nexus 7, Samsung Note 8.0, and a plethora of other 7- and 8-inch tablets.
Acer is already its Iconia B1 tablet with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) in India carrying a price tag of Rs. 7,999. This tablet was unveiled at CES 2013. It sports a 7-inch display with 1024x600 resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Mediatek processor (MTK 8317T) alongside 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.
It features a microSD card to expand the available storage by another 32GB. Connectivity options on the Acer Iconia B1 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Micro-USB. A 0.3-megapixel front camera is thrown-in for good measure.
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