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Acer announces 7-inch budget tablet Iconia B1-A71, coming to India by end of January

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Jan 07, 2013 at 07:17pm IST

New Delhi: Expanding its tablet portfolio, Acer has announced the Iconia B1-A71 tablet at the CES 2013. The tablet features a 7-inch WSVGA (1,024 x 600) capacitive display.

The Acer Iconia B1-A71 will be available with a starting price less than $150. The company confirmed to IBNLive that the tablet will be launched in India by the end of this month.

The tablet is engineered with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and runs Android's Jelly Bean operating system. The Acer Iconia B1 comes with a front-facing camera. The camera is on the top right corner. Available as 8GB version with the option to expand via microSD slot, the Iconia B1 comes with a 2,710 mAh battery.

Acer announces 7-inch budget tablet Iconia B1-A71, coming to India by end of January

The tablet is engineered with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and runs Android's Jelly Bean operating system.

According to the company, the Iconia B1 is easy to hold and use in one hand. It weighs 320 grams, thereby making it one of the lightest 7-inch tablets in the market.

The new Iconia B1 expands the Acer tablet family now offering three 10-inch Android, two 7-inch Android, one 11-inch Windows 8 and one 10-inch Windows 8 Hybrid Tablets.

Acer Iconia B1-A71 features and specs:

-Android Jelly Bean operating system

-Mediatek dual-core 1.2GHz processor (MTK 8317T)

-7-inch diagonal WSVGA capacitive multitouch screen with 1,024 x 600 resolution display

-8GB of internal storage

-Wireless connectivity

-Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth wireless technology 4.0

-GPS

-3.5mm headset/headphone/microphone jack

-internal speaker

-microSD™ expansion slot with up to 32GB support

-front-facing 0.3-megapixel webcam

-Rechargeable 2,710 mAh battery

-micro-USB (charging and PC connect) with USB 2.0

-Dimensions: 197.4 mm x 128.5 mm x 11.3 mm

-Weight: 320 g

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