6.7/10
Informr score
The Acer Iconia A1-830 currently has an Informr score of 6.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.6 GHz
Screen Size
7.9"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Digital Versus

The A1-830 is very well manufactured, especially for this price range, making it comes off as a solid, robust device. It's an easy, comfortable tablet to hold in one hand, and huge digits are not required to do so.

- Romain Thuret / Axel Mendy, Digital Versus
PC Pro

Like the Iconia A1 before it, the Acer Iconia A1-830’s price is highly attractive. However, unlike its predecessor, the A1-830 boasts passable performance and screen quality, plus marginally better build quality. In the overall scheme of things, the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 7in are better q...

- Bobby MacPherson, PC Pro
TabletPCReview

Acer's latest Iconia A1 tablet has a low price, a speedy processor, and a beautiful design. But there's one major feature that's holding it back.

- Dragan Petric, TabletPCReview
Notebookcheck

With its Iconia A1-830, Acer shows that it might not have as much experience with tablets as with laptops, but that it is able and willing to continuously develop its product.Thus, the Iconia A1-830 is clearly an evolution compared with the A1-810. It features a significantly better casing, is light...

- Florian Wimmer, Notebookcheck
Digital Trends

The Iconia A1-830’s main appeal is its iPad-like exterior and the 4:3 aspect ratio of its screen, which is much nicer to read magazines on than the more common 16:9 screens of most Android tablets. But unless you’re strongly drawn to those features, there are better budget Android tablet...

- Matt Safford, Digital Trends


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Screen Size
7.9"

The Acer Iconia A1-830's screen size is 7.9 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.6 GHz

There is a Intel Clover Trail+ Z2560 Dual core 1.6 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
5+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 5+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. Acer's performance ratings are 10 days standby time, 8 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Iconia A1-830 Specs

Overview
Release date March 31, 2014
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Networks
No
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Intel Clover Trail+ Z2560 Dual core 1.6 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 4 hours
Video Playback Time Up to: 8 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 8 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 10 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 20.3 x 13.8 x 0.8 cm (8 x 5.4 x 0.3 in)
Weight 380 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density 162 pixels
Size 7.9 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
Auto focus, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Exposure
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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