Acer recently started selling a 7.9 inch Android tablet called the Iconia A1 in Europe. Now it’s coming to America, where it will sell for just $169 and up. That makes it one of the most affordable tablets available from a major brand.

Acer Iconia A1

The Acer Iconia A1 features an iPad mini-like 1024 x 768 pixel IPS display, but this tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean instead of iOS.

It has 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. The tablet has a 5MP rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera, a micro HDMI port, and a 3250mAh battery which is said to offer up to 7 hours of run time.

The tablet sports a 1.2 GHz MediaTek MT8125 ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor.

Acer Iconia A1-810

The tablet measures about 0.44 inches thick and weighs 0.9 pounds.

At the US launch event, Acer said the tablet would be available soon for $169. But in the official press release, Acer says the tablet has a suggested retail price of $199.99, which means that $169 may be a sale price. Or maybe MSRP  just isn’t a useful number anymore.

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3 replies on “Acer Iconia A1 Android tablet coming to America for $169”

  1. These manufacturers really feed into the apple craze! Come on acer get some real ideas flowing.

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