Is Android tablet losing popularity? The answer is no. If anything, they are becoming far more popular. Around the beginning of this year, the popularity of Android (in terms of sales) crossed that of iPad, which is a clear sign that if anything, Android tablets are becoming more popular. To grab that gaining marketshare, Acer has released another Android tablet powered by an Intel Atom processor.
The Acer Iconia One 7, model no. B1-730, will be on sale at 139 Euros. Primarily it will be available in the markets of Europe, Middle East, and Africa by mid-May. In seven different colors, the Acer Iconia One 7 features a 7-inch display as the name suggests with the resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It’s powered by an Intel Atom Z2560 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz dual-core, and has 1 GB RAM. For graphics processing, the tablet has PowerVR SGX544 GPU. It’ll be available in 8 GB and 16 GB variants with the support of an external microSD card.
Acer Iconia One 7 sports a 5 MP camera on the back and a VGA camera on the front. It packs a 3,700 mAh battery which Acer claims can last on HD video playback for up to 7 hours.
Acer’s new tablet will run on Android Jelly Bean but is said to be upgradable to Android’s latest version, 4.4 KitKat.