Acer launched the 7-inch Iconia B1-720 at CES this year, though the
tablet is yet to release in markets like India. A new leak has suggested
that the Iconia B1-720's refresh, believed to be dubbed Iconia B1-730
HD, is on cards already and will be announced at Acer's
official press event on April 29.
German publication claims to have obtained the press images and
specifications of the yet-to-be-announced Iconia B1-730 HD. The leaked
press images suggest that the alleged Iconia B1-730 HD will feature
textured back panel, and will sport company logo-branding on the bottom
of the front panel. The renders also indicate that the rumoured Iconia
B1-730 HD tablet features on-screen buttons for back, home and recent
The Mobile Geeks
has also leaked the purported specifications of the Iconia B1-730 HD
which include a 7-inch (1280x800 pixel) display; dual-core Intel Atom
Z2560 clocked at 1.6GHz; PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU; 1GB of RAM; 3700mAh
battery; 8GB/16GB inbuilt storage with expandable storage support and a
5-megapixel rear camera. Unfortunately, there is no mention of the
Android OS version on the Iconia Tab B1-720 HD.
The Acer Iconia
Tab B1-720, on the other hand, already available in North America, runs Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean. It
features a 7-inch OGS (One Glass Solution) display and packs a 1.3GHz
dual-core MediaTek MT8111 processor, coupled with 1GB of RAM. The
inbuilt storage on the tablet is 16GB which can be expanded via microSD
card (up to 32GB).
Earlier, the Acer Tab 7 budget Android tablet was listed on a Chinese online retailer. It features a 7-inch screen
with a 1024x600 pixel resolution and runs on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
The device is powered by a dual-core Cortex-A9 processor clocked at
1.5GHz and paired with 1GB of RAM.