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Acer Iconia Tab A1-830
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Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 Z2560 1.6GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

Z2560 1.6GHz Android 16GB Jan 2015
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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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12 Reasons For

Nice Design

A number of Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. Nothingwired.com wrote “Sleek design”.

A few Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Nothingwired.com said in their review of this tablet “The 179 Acer Iconia 1830 is stylishly thin and performs consistently smoothly during casual use”.

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owner who bought this tablet said that it had a good case. Nothingwired.com wrote in their Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 review “Nice aluminium casing” . One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewer thought it was smooth. Nothingwired.com wrote “With a smooth aluminum back”.

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Robust

Some customers who reviewed the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 said that it was well made. Nothingwired.com said in their review “Decent build quality”. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “Well-built aluminum chassis”. Nothingwired.com also wrote “It feels solid yet comfortable to hold”.

Good Size

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 was thin. Nothingwired.com mentioned “Light and slim” . One person who reviewed it concluded that it was a good body shape.

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewer who reviewed the product said that it was compact. Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 “Format compact”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers agreed that the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 was good quality. Nothingwired.com wrote two years ago “Metal body with stereo speakers”. Nothingwired.com also said “Decent audio, display quality for price”.

Good Sound Quality

Three Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers who purchased it considered that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Nothingwired.com said “Handy Acer Cloud software”. One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owner said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Brand

Acer is one of the superior tablet computer manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all tablet computers.

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Reasonably Priced

Four Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owners who purchased the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 agreed that it was good value for money. Two years ago Nothingwired.com wrote “Attractively priced” in their review of this tablet. Nothingwired.com also said “Affordable for 8inch tablet”. Nothingwired.com also said “Clean design, inch at a great price, microSD”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation. Nothingwired.com mentioned “Nice onscreen colours” in their Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 review.

Very Large Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 the internal storage capacity range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 9.1GB. With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab A1-830's internal storage capacity is one of the largest amongst tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of Z2560 processor tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 0.93MP. The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a very high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Very Short

Across all the tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 the heights range from 7.5mm to 180mm, and the average height is 35mm. The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 is quite short (only 7.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that were released one year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Several Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers said in their reviews that this tablet did not have a good battery life. Nothingwired.com wrote in their Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 review “Poor battery life” . Nothingwired.com also said “Cited battery life not great”.

Not 4G Compatible

Most tablets of a similar age and type to the Iconia Tab A1-830 are not 4G compatible. The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G compatible.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has one of the shorter maximum battery life (only 7.5 hours) amongst Z2560 processor tablets of this age. The average maximum battery life of tablets that are a comparable age to the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 9.2h, and the maximum battery life range from 7h to 12h.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of tablet computers of this age and spec is 5.3GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. The Iconia Tab A1-830 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) amongst tablets of this age.

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Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a maximum display resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 23% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The worst display resolution of all comparable spec tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 800 x 400 pixels and the best is 2732 x 2048 pixels.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the Z2560 processor tablets that have been available for more than a year the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 53GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Very Thick

At 203.2 millimeters, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other tablets that are a comparable age to the Iconia Tab A1-830. Z2560 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 have thicknesses of between 9.9mm and 210mm, and the average thickness is 150mm.

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

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the Iconia Tab A1-830 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.6 gigahertz, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

At 5 megapixels, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Screen Size

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a pretty standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Asus Transformer Pad TF103[plb_2823030_price] (10.1").

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Two Processor Cores

Compared to the other seven tablet computers of this type and age that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Iconia Tab A1-830 is two which is average.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Core
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
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
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone / Microphone Port
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
Form Factor
Certification
RoHS Compliant
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Cell
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Other Features
WiFi
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

25 December 2014

Updated as on December 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.For sometime now, tablets have been bridging the gap between laptops and smartphones. There has... Read more…

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

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Barcodes 00887899501005, 00887899514722, 04713147283811, 04713147294503

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