Acer has unveiled the Acer Iconia A1 today, packing a quad-core 1.2GHz MediaTek processor and a 7.9-inch IPS display with a 1024 x 768 screen resolution. The tablet will be available in June in two versions, one with 8GB of storage and one with 16GB. The 16Gb version will retail for $199.99, and the 8GB version will run $169.99.
“Tablets are becoming cherished companions to many people as they stay connected and entertained throughout their day,” said Sumit Agnihotry, vice president of product marketing, Acer America. “We want everyone to experience that. Everything that makes tablets so enjoyable is even better on the perfectly sized Acer Iconia A1. The design is comfortable to hold, while the sleek build makes it a natural extension for anyone who wants to keep their digital life right at their fingertips.” – Sumit Agnihotry, VP of Product Marketing, Acer America
The Acer Iconia A1 has a sleek design, weighing only .90 pounds and touting a thickness of .44 inches. The tablet features a 5MP rear facing camera, as a front facing camera. It will be running on Android Jelly Bean, and also includes a microSD slot for memory expansion up to 32GB. Also included in the Iconia A1 is Acer’s new Touch WakeApp, which allows users easy access to apps upon waking the device from sleep.
If you’re looking for an affordable Android tablet, this could just be the tablet for you.