After posting teasers about a new tablet on it’s Facebook and Twitter page, Acer has finally announced the Acer Iconia A1-830. The Iconia A1830 from Acer comes with 7.9 inch IPS screen with 1024×768 pixels display. The display of the device has 178 degree viewing angle, and has 4:3 aspect ratio. The tablet runs on 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 processor that comes with Hyper Threading technology. The Intel 1.6GHz Z2560 processor was launched back in quarter 2 of 2013.

The tablet has a premium feel in it, and it comes with an aluminium back cover. Weighing around 380 grams, the tablet has 1GB RAM, and 16GB internal memory. In connectivity options, the Acer Iconia A1-830 supports Bluetooth, WiFi, and microUSB. Although it is not clear if the tablet supports GPS, but as it is not mentioned in the official press release, it might just not support it.

With a 5MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p videos, the tablet also has 2MP front camera with 720p video recording. The tablet will run on Android, but the version of the Android was not mentioned.

Acer Iconia A1-830 Features

  • Android OS.
  • 7.9 inch IPS screen with 1024×768 pixels with 178 degree viewing angle, and 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • Intel 1.6GHz Z2560 Atom processor with Hyper Threading technology along with PowerVR SGX544 GPU.
  • 1GB RAM, and 16GB internal memory.
  • Support for WiFi, Bluetooth, microUSB, and 3.5mm audio jack.
  • 5MP rear camera that is capable of recording 1080p videos, and 2MP front camera with 720p video recording.
  • Aluminium back cover.
  • Weighs 380 grams.

Iconia A1-830 build quality

Acer Iconia A1-830 Specifications

Release dateAnnounced, January 2014
Form factorTouchscreen Tablet
Dimensions (mm)Not Given
Weight (g)380
Battery capacity (mAh)Not Given
Removable batteryYes
ColoursWhite, Almunium Body
SAR valueNA
Screen size (inches)7.9
TouchscreenYes
Touchscreen typeIPS
Resolution1024x768 pixels with 178 degree viewing angle, and 4:3 aspect ratio.
ProcessorIntel 1.6GHz Z2560 Atom processor with Hyper Threading technology and PowerVR SGX544 GPU.
RAM1GB
Internal Memory16GB
Rear Camera5MP with 1080p video recording.
Front Camera2MP with 720p video recording.
Operating SystemAndroid
WiFiYes
BluetoothYes
GPSNo
NFCNo
InfraredNo
DLNANo
HDMINo
Headphones Supported3.5mm audio jack
FM RadioNo
USB SupportmicroUSB
SIM CardNo
SIM TypeNo
2GNo
3GNo
SensorsNot Available

Acer Iconia A1-830 Price in India

The Iconia A1 830 has been priced at 169 Euros in Europe. Although the final pricing of the device in India has not been announced yet, the tablet is expected to be priced around Rs. 15,000 in the Indian market. The price in India of the Iconia A1-830 will affect the success of it in India, as the Indian market is flooded with low budget tablets. It will be available in Feburary 2014.

Acer has also decided to sell Acer Iconia A1-830 crunch keyboard, and crunch covers that can be used as a stand.

4 Responses

  1. sorry

    Unfair pricing.. 180$ in US should be approx Rs.11500/- in India.. why does it cost 15K?

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  2. Sachin Antony

    I think acer is struggling to find a spot in the tablet market.Iconia hasnt really clicked yet

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