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

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.


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

Tablet Asus FonePad 7 FX170CG Acer Iconia A1-830
Display 7-inch, 1024x600p 7.9-inch, 1024x768p
Processor 1.2GHz dual-core, Intel Z2520 1.6GHz dual-core, Intel Z2560
Memory 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
Cameras 2MP rear, 0.3MP front 5MP rear, 2MP front
Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi, voice-calling, Bluetooth 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Battery 3950 mAh 4000 mAh
OS Android 4.3 with Zen UI Android 4.2 with Acer UI
Size 192 x 10.7 x 110 mm 138.4 x 203 x 8.15 mm

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