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Acer Iconia B1

Announced
Jan 7, 2013
Market status
Released

Pros

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Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Low pixel density screen (170 ppi)
  • Too little RAM memory (512 MB RAM)
  • Battery is not user replaceable
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

The Acer Iconia B1 is a budget tablet that features a 7-inch 1024 x 600-pixel display, and runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean powered by a dual-core MediaTek 8317 1.2GHz chip and 512MB of RAM. Internal storage is 8GB, but it is expandable via microSD card slot.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • Android (4.1.2)
  • Dimensions:
    • 7.77 x 5.06 x 0.44 inches (197.4 x 128.5 x 11.3 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 11.29 oz (320 g)
      the average is 14.2 oz (406 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 7.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 170 ppi
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 54.36 %
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch

Camera

  • Front-facing camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1200 MHz, MediaTek 8317
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR SGX 531
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 2710 mAh
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Video playback:
    • Features:

      Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

      • Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen
  • Speakers:
    • Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 07 Jan 2013

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • € 119

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This device is also known as Acer Iconia B1-A71, Acer Iconia B


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