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Acer Iconia Tab A1-830
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Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 Z2560 1.6GHz 16GB 7.9" Tablet

Z2560 1.6GHz Android 16GB May 2014
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Premium DesignThe Iconia A1-830 is crafted from top-quality materials for a sleek look and solid feel. The smooth silver metal back adds premium appeal and makes this tablet durable enough to... More
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4 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Tablet Reviews

Tablet computers built by Acer are some of the better tablet computers according to average reviews from experts and users.

Very High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2 megapixels, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst Z2560 processor tablets of this age. The average front camera resolution of Z2560 processor tablets that have been around for around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 1MP.

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DDR2-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR2-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many tablet computers of a similar age and type to it.

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Short

Across all the tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Iconia Tab A1-830 the heights range from 7.5mm to 210mm. The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 is fairly short (only 7.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 4G Compatible

The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 is not 4G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years are also not 4G compatible.

If you would prefer a tablet that is 4G compatible then you might also want to consider the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG.

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Not 3G Compatible

Most tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Iconia Tab A1-830 are not 3G compatible. The Iconia Tab A1-830 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G compatible.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

With a maximum battery life of only 7.5 hours, the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has one of the shorter maximum battery life amongst Z2560 processor tablets of this age. The shortest maximum battery life of comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 7.5h, the longest is 970h, and the average maximum battery life is 69h.

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Very Short Continuous Video Playback Time

The continuous video playback times of tablets of this age and type range from 7.5h to 10h, and the average continuous video playback time is 8.7h. The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a quite short continuous video playback time (only 7.5 hours) compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 32 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type. The average maximum memory card size of tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 52GB.

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Only 32-Bit Operating System Architecture

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a 32-bit operating system architecture which is faster than most tablets that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most tablets that were released more than two years ago have a 64-bit operating system architecture.

A 32-bit operating system architecture is in fact the worst operating system architecture across all tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

Across comparable types of tablet computer the best operating system architecture is 64-bit.

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Very Thick

Z2560 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 7.4mm and 210mm, and the average thickness is 94mm. With a thickness of 203.2 millimeters, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has one of the thickest thicknesses amongst Z2560 processor tablets of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Two Processor Cores

The number of processor cores on the Iconia Tab A1-830 is two which is average compared to the other 22 similar spec tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Screen Size

The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly average screen size (7.9 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

If you would prefer a tablet computer with a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Asus Transformer Pad TF103CG (10.1" and higher rated).

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Specification

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Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Aspect Ratio
Multi-Touch Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Cell
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Included
Other Features
WiFi

Expert Reviews

25 December 2014

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Nice aluminium casing
Support for more storage over microSD
Relies on the standard microUSB charge port
Decent build quality
Surprising amount of power
Sluggish performance
Mediocre screen resolution
No Bluetooth 4.0 or NFC
No microHDMI
Old version of Android

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 3 October 2014 by FL2014
FL2014 would recommend the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 (Verified Purchase)

As advertized. Bought for my wife...Very easy to use....wife loves it...

Easy to use
Easy to use and set up
Low cost
Screen resolution quality
Price and quality
Nothing
Quiet heavy for a tablet
Not much ram
Camera
Storage size
Reviewed 22 October 2014 by Mg28
Mg28 would recommend the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 (Verified Purchase)

Good tablet for basic use. I bought it for my step-daughter...

Small
Clear screen
Speed
Everything
Size and ease of set up
No accessories for this model
Low Memory
The battery life could be better
Cons
Not so sensitive to the touch
Reviewed 10 October 2014 by 06jv22
06jv22 would recommend the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 (Verified Purchase)

My kids like that and I'm also to. And a lot of space to upload the apps and good sound. I really recommend this to a frend...

I purchased this tablet when it was on sale at an awesome price of 129.99
Android OS - Lot's of free software on the market
Great display and sound
Included for FREE with many devices on Newegg. com
Plays all of my games
Came with a lot of bloatware. Oh my lord
Call quality isn't the best but it's a tablet, not a phone
Short battery life
The resolution is not that great. the display could be brighter good for in doors
Na

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a183025601g01, a183025601g01n, a183025601g01ns, a183025601g01nsw
Barcodes 00887899327797, 00887899478260, 00887899485718, 00887899514722, 04713147247349, 04713147247370, 04713147283804, 04713147283811, 05054484617723, 08878993277974

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