Acer Iconia One 8 (B1-870-K028) Tablet Review

Acer is a Taiwanese electronics corporation based in Taiwan. They are a brand of trust and quality. Apart from tablets, they also manufacture laptops, computers, smartphones, and many more.

This Acer Iconia one is a mid-ranged tablet and comes with pretty decent features. The matte finish looks premium, and it is very lightweight and durable. This one can be upgraded to the specifications as of the B1-790. Let’s talk about these product features, pros, and cons to know if its worth buying or not.

Storage

The storage of any device plays an important part cause this is where you store your important data. This Iconia tablet comes with a pre-installed 16GB of memory in it, which is decent for this price range. If you need more storage, this device comes with a dedicated micro-sd card slot that supports up to 128GB of sd card.

Android version

This tablet comes with Android 7.0 Nougat installed in it. This operating system from google comes with many features to perform on your Iconia tablet as well. With this version you will  be enable to use split-screen and then multitask with ease. The all-new data saver mode will save your internet data and also saves battery to an extent.

Lightweight

This is one of the lightweight tablets of the Iconia series also from Acer as well. It weighs around 340 grams only and is compact sized too. This is an ideal choice for traveling purposes. You’ll hardly feel that you are carrying anything with you, and the thin body won’t take up too much of a space.

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What Do We like

Display quality

The display of this Iconia device is 8 inches. It comes with an LED 720p (1280×800) high definition display that shows every image and video with great detail. It is a touchscreen device, and this IPS display also supports multi-touch of up to 5 fingers. The true tones and rich colors of this display will mesmerize you. It barely misses any detail from delivering to you.

Camera

There are two cameras on this Acer tablet, one is on the back, and another is the front-facing camera. The rear 5MP camera can record 720p videos and capture decent quality images with proper visibility and clarity. The front-facing camera is a VGA 2MP camera that works well. It provides enough quality for you to do a video call.

Battery backup

The battery backup of this mid-ranged device is pretty good. It comes with one lithium polymer batteries that will last for 3-4 hours on continuous video playback (Depending on the screen brightness). If you are using this for your work purpose, then on a full charge this device will give you a battery back up of 10 hours. You can easily complete your day’s work using this tablet.

Performance

The configuration of this tablet is pretty decent from every aspect. The processor that it uses is a MediaTek quad-core 1.3GHz chip that makes sure that every command you give to the tablet will be executed instantly. 1Gb DDR3 SDRAM will allow you to multitask without lagging the device. Android 7.0 enables your device with many extra features and the 16GB flash memory is very fast in reading and writing too. All over the performance of this Iconia device is decent.

What We Don’t Like

Speakers

There is only a single speaker on this Iconia tablet. The sound gets distorted if you play any audio track at a higher volume, there is no noticeable bass, and the sound is not loud at all. In crowded places, you won’t be able to hear anything.

Conclusion

This can be said as one of the decent products from the Iconia series. Acer is providing with pretty much every feature one finds in a decent tablet. The performance is also quite good for this price range. This also comes with a 1-year manufacturer warranty on the product and accessories too. The build quality is good and recommended for daily usage. This product is good value for money and is worth buying.

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Koushik Mondal
 

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