Acer Unveils Iconia One 7 and Tab 7 Tablets
Acer has unveiled two new tablets at the company’s “A Touch More Connected” launch event in New York – the Acer Iconia One 7 and the Iconia Tab 7.
Acer Iconia One 7
The Acer Iconia One 7 features an Intel Atom Z2560 processor which, according to Intel’s website, is a dual-core processor with a clock speed of 1.6GHz. It will also feature a PowerVR SGX544 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The One 7’s screen is a 7-inch IPS display with a display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It will run on Google’s Androi 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system when shipped but, according to Acer, will be upgradeable to Android 4.4 KitKat later this year.
The Iconia One 7 will also feature a 0.3-megapixel front, a 5-megapixel rear camera, two speakers, and a MicroSD card slot. It will be available in 8GB and 15GB variants and in a slew of colors including red, white, black, blue, and pink. Acer promises a battery life of up to 7 hours with the Iconia One 7’s 3700mAh battery.
Acer Iconia Tab 7
The Acer Iconia Tab 7 is a combination tablet and phone device – sometimes referred to as a phablet – and will be available in two models depending on the region – the A1-713HD and the A1-713.
The Iconia Tab 7 A1-713HD will feature a 7-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It will also feature a 5-megapixel rear camera and will run Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. On the other hand, the Iconia Tab 7 A1-713 will have a 7-inch LCD display with a screen resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. Its rear shooter is a 2-megapixel camera and will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean but will be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat later this year.
Both models of the Acer Iconia Tab 7 will be equipped with a MediaTek ARM-based quad-core processor, a front-facing camera, a microSD slot, up to 6 hours of battery life. As for connectivity, it will feature both WiFi and GSM/3G connectivity.
The Acer Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7 will initially be available in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa sometime in May with prices starting at €139 and €149, respectively. Pan American markets will get the Iconia One 7 near the end of June with prices starting at US$129.99 while Latin American markets will get the Iconia Tab 7 in June as well at prices starting at $1,990 MX Peso.