Consumer Electronic Show 2014 is just a day away which is a perfect time for the companies that are going to show up in Las Vegas to start teasing customers with their products. One of such companies is Acer with its two new Android tablets and an Android powered all-in-one computer.
The tablets belong to the Iconia lineup and basically will be upgraded versions of the Iconia A1 and Iconia B1 that were launched last year. The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a 7.9-inch offering equipped with a LED backlit IPS display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. The screen has 4:3 ratio and offers wide viewing angles of up to 178 degrees.
Acer Iconia A1-830, B1-720 and TA272 HUL
Powering the tablet is a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. Other features of the Iconia A1-830 include 16 GB of internal memory, microSD slot compatible with up to 32 GB cards and a 5-megapixel rear camera. The Iconia A1-830 was initially priced at $180 but Acer’s last-minute decision brought the price down to $149.
The Acer Iconia B1-720 is slightly smaller and with a price tag of $130 also cheaper. The 7-inch tablet is powered by a dual-core 1.3 GHz processor of unknown make and comes with 1 GB of RAM, a battery good for up to 5 hours of usage time, and either WiFi-only or 3G connectivity. The Iconia B1-720 will be available in two color options – smoky grey and vermillion red. Both Iconia tablets will hit the stores by the end of February.
The last on the list is the TA272 HUL, Acer’s all-in-one computer. Powered by a by a quad-core Nvidia Tegra processor, the device packs a 27-inch PC monitor with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution and 10-point multitouch. Also included in the package is a web cam, 16 GB of storage, an USB 3.0 port, as well as DisplayPort and HDMI ports. The TA272 HUL will cost a hefty $1,099.