Acer presents two new tablets
If you open Acer’s web site you are likely to see ads for two new tablets – Iconia One 8 and Iconia Tab 10. This is so because Acer has presented these two new tablets at an event held in New York, USA. The Iconia One 8 (B1-820) is a budget-oriented device, while the Iconia Tab 10 is a tablet designed for educational purposes.
The Acer Iconia One 8 (B1-820) offers an 8-inch HD IPS display that works at 1280 x 800 pixels and sports an Intel Atom Z3735G quad-core processor at 1.83 GHz. The device also has 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB or 32 GB of internal memory that can be expanded via a microSD card slot, one 5 MP rear camera and another 0.3 MP front one, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0 and Android 5.0 Lollipop. The tablet measures 127.7 x 213.9 x 9.5 mm, weighs 355 grams and has a battery that can provide enough energy for up to 8.5 hours of operation.
The Acer Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A30) is the more interesting model of the two. The device is designed for educational purposes and takes part in the Google for Education project. The tablet has a larger 10.1-inch FHD IPS display at 1920 x 1200 pixels and Gorilla Glass 4 protection, an Intel Atom Z3735F quad-core processor at 1.83 GHz, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB or 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory that can be expanded thanks to an integrated microSD card slot (up to 64 GB), one 5 MP rear camera and another 2 MP front one, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Android 5.0 Lollipop. There’s a battery too that can provide power for up to 7.5 hours. The Iconia Tab 10 measures 260 x 176 x 9.7 mm and weighs 540 grams.
In North America the Acer Iconia One 8 will be on the market in July and will sell for USD 145; in Europe, the Middle East and Africa the tablet will be on the market this month for a price of EUR 179. The Iconia Tab 10 will cost USD 299 in North America when it reaches stores sometime in the near future.