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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 Jul 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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11 Reasons For

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it said that it was a good design. Nothingwired.com mentioned three years ago “Sleek design” in their review. Several Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owner concluded that this tablet had a good case. Nothingwired.com wrote three years ago “Nice aluminium casing”.

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewer thought it was smooth. Three years ago Nothingwired.com wrote “With a smooth aluminum back” in their Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 review.

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Robust

A number of Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers who purchased the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reckoned that it was well made. Three years ago Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of this tablet “Well-built aluminum chassis”. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “It feels solid yet comfortable to hold”. Nothingwired.com also said “Solid aluminum build”.

Good Size

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. Nothingwired.com mentioned in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 three years ago “Light and slim”. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “The 179 Acer Iconia 1830 is stylishly thin and performs consistently smoothly during casual use”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. One person said in their reviews that the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 was compact. Nothingwired.com wrote in their Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 review “Format compact”.

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Good Product Quality

Five Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Nothingwired.com said in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 “Decent build quality”. Nothingwired.com also wrote “Metal body with stereo speakers”. Nothingwired.com also said “Decent audio, display quality for price”.

Good Sound Quality

Some Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of tablets to determine an average rating for each tablet computer manufacturer. On average tablet computers from Acer have good reviews from experts and owners.

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Easy to Use

One Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owner who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. Nothingwired.com said “Handy Acer Cloud software” . One person wrote in their reviews that this tablet was comfortable and easy to hold.

Reasonably Priced

Several Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Nothingwired.com wrote in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 “Attractively priced”. Nothingwired.com also wrote “Affordable for 8inch tablet”. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “Clean design, inch at a great price, microSD”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer considered that it had good colour saturation. Nothingwired.com wrote in their review “Nice onscreen colours” .

Fairly High Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a quite high rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for more than two years. Z2560 processor tablets that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab A1-830 have rear camera resolution (numeric)s of between 2MP and 5MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 4.1MP.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Tablet computers that came out more than two years ago have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.1MP. When compared to other comparable spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab A1-830 that we have assessed, the front camera resolution (numeric) of the Iconia Tab A1-830 of 2 megapixels is one of the highest.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A number of Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 did not have a good battery life. Nothingwired.com said “Poor battery life” in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830. Nothingwired.com also mentioned “Cited battery life not great”.

Not 4G

The Iconia Tab A1-830 is not 4G, although keep in mind that most of the other tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Iconia Tab A1-830 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Most Z2560 processor tablets that were released more than two years ago are not 3G. The Iconia Tab A1-830 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 7.5 hours, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the Iconia Tab A1-830. The shortest battery life (max) of tablet computers of this spec and age is 7.5h and the longest is 12h.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest depth of tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Iconia Tab A1-830 is 7.9mm, the thickest is 210mm, and the average depth is 100mm. At 203 millimeters, the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable type and age to the Iconia Tab A1-830.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Iconia Tab A1-830.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Iconia Tab A1-830 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

The Iconia Tab A1-830 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other Z2560 processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for more than two years.

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Two Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Acer Iconia Tab A1-830 is two. That's average compared to the other 16 similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
GLONASS
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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