Summary: Budget Android tablet looks solid but unexceptional
Pros: 4:3 screen, Good connectivity, Strong battery, Despite its drab design, the Acer Iconia A1 is a very solidly made tablet that we'd be happy to throw around a house for a few years at least. The Touch WakeUp app proves useful in removing a layer of often pointless security, while we love the micro...
Cons: Better-spec tablets are cheaper, No word on newer Android, Screen poor, With Apple improving the iPad mini display, as well as Google and Amazon also pushing hard in this area, the Acer simply can't keep up. Looking to beat its rivals on price above all else, Acer hasn't allowed itself to get to ...
Excerpt: ‘Light’ and ‘plastic’ and the first two words that come to mind when we took out Acer’s Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet from the box. This does not necessarily mean it is cheap and nasty, but first impressions do count, and that was ours.
Pros: Cheap, light and therefore portable
Cons: Front camera; resolution could be better; wifi only
Excerpt: Acer Iconia A1 test: Med Iconia A1 vil Acer bevise, at de kan tilbyde en skarp Android-oplevelse for beskedne 1.600 kroner. Desværre er 7,9-tommer skærmen ikke god nok til, at det rigtig lykkes for Acer.