Acer Iconia B1 in India at Rs.7,999

As we all are acquainted with Acer that it is known for making budget devices because of which the tablet lovers get decent option to choose from the market. Micromax, Zync, Karbonn and such other similarly priced and featured products are going to receive tough competition from Iconia B1.

Display and Design
The Acer Iconia B1 sports a 7-inch diagonal WSVGA capacitive multi-touch screen display with 1024×600 resolutions, 182ppi pixel density. For which the company claims that the resolution is at least 60% better than other offerings, for the reason that it enhancing user experience while watching videos, e-reading, web browsing and playing games on the move. The tablet is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Mediatek processor (MTK 8317T).

Acer Iconia B1 tablet runs Google’s Android 4.1 OS (Jelly Bean). A triangular corner grip an improvised design on the lower left side allows for single handed use. A stylish blue streak on the side of the tablet enhances the style quotient of the tablet.

The Iconia B1 tablet features 512MB RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded upto 32GB by the use of the microSD slot card.

The Acer Iconia B1 includes connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Micro-USB.

This budget tablet has a VGA front camera 0.3-megapixel front camera/webcam is thrown-in for good measure video calling. But the drawback of this tablet is that it don’t have rear camera.

Weight and dimension:
Dimensions of the Acer Iconia B1 are 197.4 mm x 128.5 mm x 11.3 mm and its weight is about 320g.

One can easily use the Acer Iconia B1 for a couple of days on the same charge with light usage, or for few hours with heavy use since it has got an rechargeable 2,710 mAh battery.

Other features:
3.5mm headset/headphone/microphone jack, Internal speaker such other things are the other important features of the budget tablet

The Acer Iconia B1 costs Rs 7,999 and may be for the same reason it’s thought to be the rival Google Nexus 7 and Micromax’s Funbook series.


Sargunan Ranganathan

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