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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD
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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD Z3745 1.33GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

Z3745 1.33GHz Android 16GB Oct 2014
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12 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A few customers who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The latest Acer aims to corner this segment with a keen balance of price and performance, in”. Laptopmag.com wrote “The Iconia Tab 8 is an affordable Android tablet with a good display” nonetheless they gave this tablet a score of 3 stars. Three years ago expert website Liveatpc.com mentioned “The Acer Iconia Tab 8 seems to make a compelling blend of decent specs and an attractive price point” in their review.

Robust

Two customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Laptopmag.com said “Wellbuilt aluminum chassis”. Liveatpc.com gave this tablet a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Solid device for the price”.

Acer Has Good Tablet Reviews

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

Easy to Use

One Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD owner who reviewed the product said that it had a good experience. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said “There's a race to the bottom going on among tablet makers, to see who can deliver the best experience for the lowest price” in their review nonetheless they only scored this tablet 3 stars.

Good Battery Life

One person who bought it mentioned that it had a good battery life. Laptopmag.com said “Good battery life”.

Good Size

One customer reckoned that it was thin. Laptopmag.com said two years ago “Thin and attractive” but they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review “Generous selection of ports and inclusion of a mini HDMI port are a real plus” yet they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD considered that it had good features. Three years ago Liveatpc.com said “A few interesting and unique software features (without being overbearing” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD owner wrote in their reviews that this tablet had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD owner mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD was good quality. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Audio quality is average for a tablet device” yet they rated it 3 stars.

Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2 megapixels, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet has a 1920 x 1200 pixels display resolution, which is typical of many tablet computers of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Laptopmag.com and liveatpc.com this tablet computer has an average expert rating of 67 out of 100.

Not 4G

Like most of the other tablet computers of a comparable type and age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD is not 4G.

If you are looking for a tablet computer that is 4G then you might want to look at the Yoga Tab 2 8[pl_2561794_price], the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2561795_price], or the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2567550_price] all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3G

Most tablets of this age and spec are not 3G. The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

Tablet computers which are 3G that might be worth looking at include the Yoga Tab 2 8[pl_2561794_price], the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2561795_price], or the Yoga Tab 2 Pro[pl_2594906_price] all from Lenovo.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of Z3745 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago is 13h, and the battery life (max)s range from 7h to 18h. At only 7.5 hours, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD.

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Only One Number of Battery Cells

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD is a one number of battery cells tablet computer. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD have between one and two number of battery cellss.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Z3745 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The lowest battery capacity of tablets of this age and spec is 3,900mAh, the highest is 13,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 7,100mAh. With a battery capacity of only 4,600 milliamperes * hour, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

This tablet computer was released over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 32 tablet computers of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has four processor coress which is average.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4 processor cores tablets currently available including the Memo Pad 8 ME181C[pl_2353992_price], or the MemoPad 7 ME176CX[pl_3051862_price] both from Asus or the Lenovo Yoga Tab 2[plb_2699019_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablet computers currently available including the Memo Pad 8 ME181C[pl_2353992_price], or the Transformer Pad TF103CE[pl_2967776_price] both from Asus or the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2596057_price] which has better reviews.

If this Z3745 processor tablet computer processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the TAB S8[pl_2981395_price] (1.86GHz), or the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro[pl_2981410_price] (1.86GHz) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 5 megapixels, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other Z3745 processor tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD.

There are a number of alternative 5MP rear camera resolution tablet computers currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the 8 Pro[pl_2457317_price], or the Venue 8 Pro[pl_2457316_price] both from DELL or the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2471172_price].

Tablet computers with a higher rear camera resolution (numeric) that might also be worth looking at include the Yoga Tab 2 8[pl_2561794_price] (8MP), the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2561795_price] (8MP), or the Yoga Tab 2 8[pl_2567373_price] (8MP) all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a relatively typical internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus Memo Pad 8 ME181C[plb_2353992_price].

Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2567550_price] (32GB), or the Yoga Tablet 2[pl_2569331_price] (32GB) both from Lenovo or the DELL Venue 8 Pro[plb_2457316_price] (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 FHD has a fairly average display diagonal (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 8" tablet computers currently available which you might also want to consider including the Venue 8 Pro[pl_2457316_price], or the 8 Pro[pl_2457317_price] both from DELL or the Asus Memo Pad 8 ME181C[plb_2353992_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Yoga Tab 2 10[pl_2713258_price] (10"), or the Yoga Tab 2 10[pl_2698991_price] (10") both from Lenovo or the Wortmann AG Terra Pad 885 Industry[plb_2953804_price] (8.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Battery
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Docking Connector
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a1840f, a1840fh, a1840fhd, a1840fhd16, a1840fhd16j, a1840fhd16jz, acer ntl4jaa002, acer a1840fhd10g2, acer tablets a1840fhd10g2
Barcodes 00887899557460, 00887899718236, 00887899830686, 04053162597556, 04713147410309, 04713147410316, 04713147410347, 04713147410354, 04923123182605, 05054484777403, 05054533777408, 08878997182366, 08878998306860

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