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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840
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Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 Z3735G 1.33GHz 16GB 7.9" Tablet

Z3735G 1.33GHz Android 16GB Sep 2014
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7 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

On average tablet computers from Acer are rated 79%, which is in the top 42% of all tablet brands that we have assessed.

Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The rear camera resolution (numeric)s of tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 range from 0.3MP to 5MP. With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a fairly high rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is 1.3MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels, the Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet computer has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on tablet computers of this type and age.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet has a 1280 x 800 pixels display resolution, which is the most frequently found display resolution on tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has one of the longest continuous video playback times (7.5 hours) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. The continuous video playback times of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 range from 5.2h to 7.5h.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3G

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other Z3735G processor tablets that are a comparable age to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is not 4G.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 7" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 8.1". With a display diagonal of only 7.9 inches, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 32 gigabytes) amongst Z3735G processor tablets of this age. The smallest maximum memory card size of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is 32GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 50GB.

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4 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 Coress

Compared to the other 25 Z3735G processor tablets that came out around the same time as the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 is a four processor cores tablet which is average.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4 processor cores tablet computers currently available including the Archos 80[plb_3016694_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the Iconia Tab 8 A1-840.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1.33GHz processor clock speed tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Archos 80[plb_3016694_price].

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Iconia Tab 8 A1-840 has a pretty average internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

If this tablet computer internal storage capacity is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Encore 2 WT10-A32[plb_2643484_price] (32GB).

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Specification

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Internal Memory
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Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Version
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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 Capturing Speed
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Voltage
Continuous Video Playback Time
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ntl4jee003
Barcodes 04713147612048, 05054533777408

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