Acer, the Taiwanese giant, is currently exploring opportunities in the 'connected devices'. The makers behind Acer Aspire One are planning to go ahead with their plans by announcing iPad Mini competitor.
Earlier this year, the globally recognized tech vendor has come up with the Acer Iconia B1, a sub $200(Rs. 10, 963) Android powered tablet. With the instant success of the very device, Acer could announce another tablet dubbed as Iconia A1- 810 in the coming days. French retailer Reu Du Commerce has listed the Acer Iconia A1-810, and is expected to ship the device around June 3, 2013( via UnwiredView). The retailer also lists out the pricing, which is on sweeter side - €199(Rs. 14,241).
Interestingly, the Acer Iconia A1-810 comes with a 7.9-inch IPS display. Undoubtedly, Acer is trying to compete with just announced Samsung Galaxy Note 510, and current generation Apple iPad Mini. The Samsung Galaxy Note 510, which has been announced in India, flaunts an 8-inch display with resolution of 1280 X 800 pixels, and 1.6-GHz quad core Cortex-A9 processor under the hood. While the Apple iPad Mini sells for Rs.21, 990 (16GB), and has been tagged hit by consumers worldwide. The iPad Mini has a 7.9-inch display with resolution of 1024 X 768 pixels. Let's look at the specifications, and features of the Acer Iconia A1-810 tablet device.
Acer Iconia A1- 810
The success of Acer Iconia B1, which went on sale earlier this year, has motivated the firm to craft more Android tablets. The folks over at Acer are expecting to sell as many as 7 million tablets devices this fiscal year. Adding charm to their bleak tablet lineup, the tech giant will announce quad-core tablet shortly.
The Acer Iconia A1-810 is expected to arrive on June 3, as per one retailer. The Android powered tablet will arrive with a 7.9-inch IPS display with resolution of 1024 X 768 pixels, 1.2GHz MediaTek MT8125 processor, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, 16GB of internal memory (expandable), 1GB of RAM, HDMI support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 5-mega pixel rear camera, VGA quality front facing camera, A-GPS, and 3,250mAh battery fitted inside. The tablet weighs just 460grams. Whether Acer plans to introduce the above mentioned tablet device in India in the month of June is a possibility.
The past track record of Acer especially with the launch of the Iconia B1 indicates that India has become an important destination for affordable tablets. The Acer Iconia B1 was the first branded affordable tablet lunched earlier this year in the Indian. Stay tuned to GizBot.