Acer Iconia B1-A71 » Specs,Price,Features And Review

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The Acer Iconia B1-A71 is available in 8GB Wifi only version. The tablet includes a 7-inch display, Android 4.1 Jellybean, a dual-core processor, a microSD card reader, a microUSB port, and webcam and 512MB of RAM.

Tablets are getting cheaper and manufacturers pay more attention to the budget segment of the tablet market. After the arrival of the Google Nexus 7 showed many manufacturers their plans also cheap Android tablets to come. Consumers simply do not want a lot of money to spend and still have access to a tablet with good performance, a recent operating system and a good build quality.
Acer is one of the first A-brand manufacturers who have a real budget tablet on the market place, the Iconia B1-A71. Acer indicates that no Nexus 7 competitor but a tablet in a lower segment falls with a lower price and lower specifications. However, the tablet just like the Nexus 7 on a 7 inch display and a recent Android version.


The Acer Iconia B1-A71 is as said a 7 inch tablet. The display has a capacitive touchscreen and has a resolution of 1,024 by 600 pixels, the minimum resolution that we can expect a 7 inch tablet. Furthermore, the tablet comes with a dual-core 1.2GHz processor Mediatek (MTK 8317T), 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage memory and a microSD card reader that the memory can be expanded up to 32GB.

Also the IconiaB1-A71 equipped with WiFi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless communications, GPS support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, an internal speaker and a microUSB 2.0 port for charging the tablet and linking the tablet to a PC. The Iconia B1 is equipped with a 2710 mAh battery and features on the front with a 0.3 megapixel camera for video calling.


The Acer Iconia B1-A71 runs on Android 4.1 Jellybean , one of the recent Android versions including the personal assistant Google Now, new notification windows and Project Butter. This last element must ensure smoother and faster performance. Of course there is also access to the Google Play Store applications that can be downloaded. Acer also provides a number of standard applications with it, including various Google apps and Acer apps for wirelessly streaming media.


The design of the Acer Iconia B1-A71 is in some respects different from what we are accustomed. The most striking is the blue edge around the predominantly black tablet is placed. There is a corner in the design which the Iconia logo is visible. The tablet has a dimension of 197.4 mm x 128.5 mm x 11.3 mm and weighs 320 grams.