Acer announces new super-cheap Iconia Tab 7 and One 7 Android tablets

James Temperton
29 Apr 2014

Budget tablets running Android KitKat and Jelly Bean coming from Acer in May

Two new budget Android tablets are on the way from Acer, with the Iconia Tab 7 and Iconia One 7 both launching in June for under £125.

The Iconia Tab 7 comes with Android 4.4 KitKat and had a 7in 1280 x 800 pixel display. The tablet is powered by a 1.3GHz Media Tex quad-core processor, 1GB of memory and comes in either 8GB or 16GB versions. Storage can be expanded further thanks to a micro-SD card slot.

Acer said Iconia Tab 7 battery should last up to six hours, while there is also a SIM card slot to use the tablet as a phone or for 3G data. The tablet weighs in at 298g and has a 0.3MP front-facing camera and a 5MB rear camera.

Prices for the Iconia Tab 7 will start at €149 (£122) when it launches sometime in June.

Acer Iconia Tab 7 and One 7

Acer Iconia Tab 7 (left) and Iconia One 7 (right)

Acer also announced the Iconia One 7, which comes in six different colours – black, white, red, blue, yellow and green. The Iconia One 7 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, has a 7in 1280 x 800 display, 1.6Ghz Intel Atom dual-core processor , 1GB of memory and comes in 8GB or 16GB versions.

The tablet weighs 330g and Acer claims battery life of up to seven hours. On the front is a 0.3MP camera with a 2MP camera on the back.

The Iconia One 7 will also launch by the end of June with prices starting at €139 (£114).

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