Acer's latest tablet takes aim at the Apple iPad mini
0. phoneArena 08 Apr 2013, 01:36 posted on
The Acer A1-810 is taking aim right at the Apple iPad mini with its 7.9 inch screen with 1024 x 768 resolution and will feature Android 4.2 installed right out of the box and while the slate isn't expected to launch until June; pre-orders are being accepted by one French online retailer who has the tablet priced at the equivalent of $259...
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1. Captain_Doug (Posts: 746; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Definitely in the market for an 8 inch tab but ideally it'll have a 1920x1200 resolution. 1024x768 isnt worth looking at regardless of the OS.
2. FlushGordon (unregistered)
1024 x 768 these days doesn't cut it anymore...this one screams overpriced .... i'd rather buy a China knock off which sports a more powerful innards and a beyter LCD.
3. sprucex (unregistered)
I sold my ipad 3 for my S2 I personally no longer see the purpose for tablets. Tablets after all are a pseudocategory envisioned by microsoft in a presmartphone age.
Sorry but the phone app is mighty important and a large device like the Note2 is the best of both worlds (dont believe all the anti-phablet hype).
In Europe I understand that many tablets do have phone capabities the Euro version of the first Galaxy Tab was like that and it makes it far more versatile than just a plain jane tablet.
4. boosook (Posts: 893; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
1024x768? In 2013? It would sell only with an Apple logo on its back.
5. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)
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6. sprucex (unregistered)
Sorry, but the 5in smartphone replaces them all.
7. boosook (Posts: 893; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)
Not true anymore... the Nexus 7 is a great device, with affordable price but great performance and hi-res screen, and perfect size for many, even better than the ipad mini IMHO.
9. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5042; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
It's not ugly, it's just the screen's resolution and pixel density are low, at least make it 200 ppi or 190 ppi, not 162 ppi.