Acer Iconia B1 – 7-inch budget tablet with Android 4.1 JB goes official, priced under $ 150

After a few leaks and even appearing in real flesh, Acer has officially announced the launch of its 7-inch tablet – Acer Iconia B1-A71 at the ongoing CES 2013. The Iconia B1 arrives with a 7-inch capacitive multi touch screen and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Mediatek dual-core processor coupled with 512 MB RAM.


The Iconia B1 will be available with a starting price less than $150 and not at $99 which was reported earlier.

The 7-inch tablet will arrive with 8 GB of internal storage which could can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD slot. The B1 is powered by a powerful 2710 mAh battery and arrives with a front facing VGA camera for video chats.
The Acer Iconia B1 packs in the following specifications:
  • 7-inch capacitive screen
  • Display resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core MediaTek 8317 processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • PowerVR SGX 531 GPU
  • 8GB Internal memory
  • Expandable via microSD slot up to 32 GB
  • VGA front facing camera
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, microUSB v2.0
  • 2710 mAh battery

It was rumored earlier that the tablet would be launched in India for Rs.7,999 by January-end but we still cannot confirm anything on it until we hear it from Acer officially.