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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840
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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 Z3735G 1.33GHz 16GB 8" 3G Tablet

Z3735G 1.33GHz Android 16GB Dec 2014
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7 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Acer is one of the superior tablet computer manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Acer also has good ratings for its Z3735G processor tablet computers.

Very High Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840's rear camera resolution is one of the highest amongst tablets that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840. The lowest rear camera resolution of Z3735G processor tablet computers that were released one year ago is 2MP and the highest is 5MP.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of tablets of a comparable age and spec to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 1.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 1.8GHz. When compared to other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840, the maximum turbo frequency of the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 of 1.86 gigahertz is one of the fastest.

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Quite Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The average continuous video playback time of tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is 5.3h, and the continuous video playback times range from 3h to 9.5h. At 7.5 hours, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a quite long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840.

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Very Short

The average height of Z3735G processor tablet computers that were released more than a year ago is 83mm. With a height of only 8.5 millimeters, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is one of the shorter Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 amongst comparable spec tablet computers of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

Most Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been around for more than a year are not 4G compatible. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3G compatible. The Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 the screen sizes range from 7" to 11", and the average screen size is 8.4". With a screen size of only 8 inches, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other Z3735G processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840.

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Quite Small Internal Storage Capacity

At only 16 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and type to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840. Z3735G processor tablet computers that are a comparable age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 have internal storage capacity of between 8GB and 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 23GB.

If you are looking for a larger internal storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL Venue 8 Pro[plb_2716037_price] (32GB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 7.5 hours, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a quite short maximum battery life compared to most of the other Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840. The average maximum battery life of Z3735G processor tablet computers that were released one year ago is 20h.

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Only One Battery Cell

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is a one battery cell tablet computer. Most of the other similar spec tablets that came out more than a year ago have one battery cell.

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Fairly Thick

With a thickness of 215 millimeters, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst Z3735G processor tablet computers of this age. The thicknesses of Z3735G processor tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 range from 7.9mm to 260mm, and the average thickness is 96mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Z3735G processor tablet was released.

Four Processor Cores

Compared to the other 34 tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is four which is average.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than a year ago.

Tablets with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Iconia One 7 B1-750[plb_3070634_price] (1.83GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Model
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Processor Core
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Processor Family
Print Technology
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
Phone Features
Messaging
Performance
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Certification
RoHS Compliant
Colour
Processor Special Features
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Cell
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Operational Conditions
Packaging Content
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture
WiFi
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(3)
3 June 2015

What is the Acer Iconia Tab 8 (2015)? There's a burgeoning market for small tablets from people who just don't need the sheer size on offer from 10in devices, and the latest Acer aims to corner... Read more…

Full HD screen
Quadcore Intel processor
Plenty of ports and sockets
The exterior design provides the look and feel of a premium tablet
Full high definition display provides you with many hours of viewing pleasure
Poorer battery life than rivals
Slightly slower performance
Middling build quality
There is an excessive amount of bloatware that is preinstalled on the device
Audio quality is average for a tablet device
9 November 2014

Byline: By Daryl TanAt just under the RM1K mark, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 seems to make a compelling blend of decent specs and an attractive price point. Dressed up to the nines in an aluminium... Read more…

Excellent performance for 199
1900 1200 screen is sharp, colorful
Software compatibility almost a nonissue
Solid device for the price
Good form factor
Bloatware there's too much software you won't need, won't want, and can't remove
The cameras are wretched
Probably won't ever see any OS updates
Les performances 3D lgrement en retrait
L'paisseur et le poids un peu levs
23 December 2014

Die neuesten Top-Tablets von Apple, Google oder Samsung sind zweifellos Kaufmagneten. Doch es gibt auch coole Tablet-Schnäppchen, die sich im CHIP Preisvergleich tummeln und bei unseren Usern... Read more…

Premium looks and feel
Full HD display
Nice metallic build
Slim body
Great display
Stubborn touch screen
Buggy
Washed-out colors during video playback
Excessive bloatware
Small internal storage

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Elizabeth
Elizabeth would recommend the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840

This is the second Acer tablet we have purchased. They are both very fast, reliable and easy for myself and my 9 year old son to operate. We are NOT tech people and we can still do everything we... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers z3735g, a1840h, a1840hd, acer a1840, acer a1840f, acer a1840fh, acer a1840fhd, acer acetabntl4jee003, acer acetabntl4jee003w
Barcodes 00887899805363, 04713147410316, 04713147611867, 04713147611874, 04713147611881, 04713147611959, 04713147612000, 04713147612055, 05054484777403, 05054533777408

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