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Acer Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet appears in benchmarks

Acer Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet appears in benchmarks
Acer’s Iconia A1 is expected to push the envelope further in affordable compact tablets as its a 7.9-inch device by a known manufacturer that is rumored to cost around $149 to $199. Prices of the similar Apple iPad mini in comparison start from $329.

The device is not officially confirmed but it has already shown up for pre-order on a couple of European retailers.

Here’s a quick rundown of the Iconia A1 specs as they appear on GL Benchmark:

- 1.2GHz quad core MediaTek MT8125 based on a Cortex A9 processor
- 1GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage
- 7.9-inch IPS 1024 x 768 pixel screen
- front 0.3 megapixel and rear 5 megapixel camera
- HDMI out
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

Do you see special value in 8-inch tabliets like the Iconia A1 or the iPad mini? And would you buy Acer’s tablet?

source: MobileGeeks (translated)

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