Acer outs budget-friendly Iconia One 8, Tab 10 slates

Acer has also revealed the Iconia One 8 and the Tab 10, two new tablets that are said to be affordable and are aimed for those who are looking for budget-friendly slates, among a range of devices over at a press conference in New York.

Both of these tablets sport a quad-core Intel Atom processor, a five-megapixel rear camera, and Android Lollipop out of the box. They are also equipped with Precision Plus technology, which makes the tablet easy to operate with any stylus or even a fine-tip 2mm pencil for handwriting and drawing.


The Iconia One 8 (B1-820) is an eight-inch tablet with an HD screen based on Zero Gap technology. It also features the Iconia Suite with EZ apps such as EZ Note, EZ WakeUp, EZ Snap and EZ Gadget that lets you get through tasks easier with gestures and toggle icons. It will be available in ten colors.

Acer Iconia One 8 (B1-820) specs

  •  8-inch HD IPS display with Zero Air Gap technology,  1280 x 800 pixels
  • 1.83GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735G processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB / 32GB internal memory
  • expandable via microSD
  • 5MP rear camera, 88-degree wide angle lens
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • up to 8.5 hours of battery life
  • 127.7 x 213.9 x 9.5mm; 355 grams


Meanwhile, the Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A30), which is set to join the Google Education ecosystem, features a 10.1-inch full HD screen based on Zero Air Gap technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, 2GB RAM, and NFC.

Acer Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A30) specs

  • 10.1-inch FHD IPS display with Zero Air Gap technology, 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • 1.83 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB / 32GB / 64GB internal memory
  • expandable memory via microSD up to 64GB
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • up to 7.5 hours of battery life
  • 260 x 176 x 9.7 mm; 540g

The Acer Iconia One 8 will be available in the US in July and EMEA starting this month for $149 (Php 6,600), while the Iconia Tab 10 will arrive in both regions next month for $299 (Php 13,000).


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