Acer has launched a new voice-calling Android tablet under its Iconia series. Called the Acer Iconia A1\-713, the tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android 4.4) and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor along with 1GB of RAM. The tablet is priced at Rs. 12,999.
The Acer Iconia A1-713 has a 7-inch (1024x600 pixels) display. It has 2MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front facing camera. The tablet comes with 16GB built-in storage and supports microSD for additional space. In terms of connectivity, the tablet supports 3G via SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB. It is powered by a 3400 mAh battery.
"Over the last year, internet access has received a huge boost and has changed the dynamics of the Indian tablet market significantly. Popularity of the Android ecosystem, coupled with affordable data tariffs and improved reach of service has driven the demand for tablet PCs in the country. Witnessing the growth in demand for this form factor, we introduced a device that offers the functionality of a laptop and the portability of smartphones - the Acer ICONIA A1-713 is an ideal device for consumers looking to enjoy mobile entertainment,” says Mr. S Rajendran, chief marketing officer, Acer India.