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Acer Tab 7 is a new ultra-cheap Android Jelly Bean tablet

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Acer Tab 7 is a new ultra-cheap Android Jelly Bean tablet

The tablet seen above is called Acer Tab 7, and is the Taiwanese company’s latest cheap Android slate. It’s even cheaper than the Iconia A1-830, which was announced by Acer at CES 2014 and should hit shelves for only $149.99.

Unveiled in China, the Acer Tab 7 is a tad smaller than the Iconia A1-830, as its display only measures 7 inches, not 7.9 inches. The pixel resolution is also lower: 600 x 1024. The new tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, weighs 289 grams, it’s 9.9m-thin, and looks decent for a budget device. The rest of its features include: a seemingly old dual-core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor (probably made by MediaTek), 1GB of RAM, 1.9MP rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro USB, Micro HDMI, MicroSD card slot, 8GB of internal memory, and a 3,000 mAh battery.

Chinese retailer JD is already selling the Acer Tab 7 for about $99. We don’t know if Acer is planning to release the new tablet in other markets - but it might, seeing how ultra-cheap slates from well-known companies are gaining ground (Samsung, for example, is supposed to launch a $130 Galaxy Tab 3 Lite in the near future).

source: JD (translated) via Blog of Mobile (translated)

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posted on 13 Jan 2014, 06:19 2

1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)

Wait, I thought Acer has the ultra cheap Iconia B1 already.

posted on 13 Jan 2014, 06:30 4

2. renz4 (Posts: 319; Member since: 10 Aug 2013)

so far all acer android tablet use 1024x600 res. why not at least up the screen res to 720p?

posted on 13 Jan 2014, 07:13

3. droidgoms (Posts: 17; Member since: 26 Oct 2013)

how could you even use this tablet..... all negative side is in here.. especially the battery

posted on 13 Jan 2014, 10:25

5. Adrian38 (Posts: 142; Member since: 05 Nov 2012)

That's actually a very nice looking tablet. I like the design. Too bad the specs are less than desirable. BUT for $99-$149, it really isn't that bad.

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