Acer officially announces 7-inch Iconia B1-A71 tablet

Acer has officially announced the 7-inch Iconia B1-A71 tablet at CES in Las Vegas.

We had earlier reported about the tablet's impending India debut at a price tag of Rs. 7,999. Acer's press release quotes a price of tag of "under $150", which in line with what we've heard from our sources.

The cat is out of the bag on the specs, and they are in line with what we've reported earlier. The Iconia B1-A71 comes with a 7-inch WSVGA capacitive multitouch display and is powered by the Mediatek dual-core 1.2GHz processor (MTK 8317T) alongside 512MB RAM. It comes with 8GB internal storage, expandable by 32GB using the microSD slot. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. As expected, the tablet runs Android Jelly Bean.

As reported earlier, our sources indicate that Acer Iconia B1-A71 is expected to launch in India by the end of this month carrying a price tag of Rs. 7,999.

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Acer Iconia B1-A71 key specifications

  • 7-inch diagonal WSVGA capacitive multitouch screen with 1024x600 resolution display
  • Mediatek dual-core 1.2GHz processor (MTK 8317T)
  • 512MB DDR3 memory
  • 8GB of internal storage with microSD expansion slot with up to 32GB support
  • Wireless connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth wireless technology 4.0
  • GPS
  • Micro-USB (charging and PC connect) with USB 2.0
  • 3.5mm headset/headphone/microphone jack
  • Internal speaker
  • Front-facing 0.3-megapixel webcam
  • Rechargeable 2,710 mAh battery
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system
  • Dimensions: 197.4 mm x 128.5 mm x 11.3 mm
  • Weight: 320 g

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