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.
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
-Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth wireless technology 4.0
-3.5mm headset/headphone/microphone jack
-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