Asus and Acer launch new Android tablets in India


Asus FonePad 7 and Acer Iconia A1-830Taiwanese manufacturers Asus and Acer have announced the launch of new Android tablets in the Indian market today. While Asus has unveiled the new FonePad 7 FE170CG in the country, Acer has released the Iconia A1-830. Both tablets are now on sale via e-retailer Flipkart.com.

Starting with Asus FonePad 7 FE170CG, the tablet sports a 7-inch 1024x600p display and is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor. The new FonePad also comes with dual-SIM support, Android 4.3 with Zen UI, 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP front shooter.

On the other hand, Acer Iconia A1-830 features a 7.9-inch 1024x768p display, 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2560 dual-core processor, 5MP rear camera, and 2MP front shooter. The tablet runs on Android 4.2 and includes 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and microSD card slot.

Pricing:

Asus has priced its FonePad 7 FE170CG tablet at INR 8,999, while Acer Iconis A1-830 will retail for INR 11,299 in the country. Acer is also bundling several freebies with the tablet to make it more enticing.

Detailed specifications

TabletAsus FonePad 7 FX170CGAcer Iconia A1-830
Display7-inch, 1024x600p7.9-inch, 1024x768p
Processor1.2GHz dual-core, Intel Z25201.6GHz dual-core, Intel Z2560
Memory1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
Cameras2MP rear, 0.3MP front5MP rear, 2MP front
Connectivity3G, Wi-Fi, voice-calling, Bluetooth3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Battery3950 mAh4000 mAh
OSAndroid 4.3 with Zen UIAndroid 4.2 with Acer UI
Size192 x 10.7 x 110 mm138.4 x 203 x 8.15 mm

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