If you're on tightest of budgets, the Acer Iconia One 7 will meet your needs for very casual use, but don't expect more than that.
The new Iconia 8-inch tablet runs Android KitKat via a quad-core Intel Atom processor, with a Full HD IPS screen on the front.
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The Acer Iconia A1-830 is a sleek and simple tablet for basic use, but you need only spend $50 more to upgrade to a slate with faster performance and better features.
The 8-inch Acer Iconia W4 has a few advantages that help it stand out from a crowd of similar devices, including great battery life and enough ports to support basic productivity. It's also much better -- and less expensive -- than last year's W3 model, so it earns bonus points for that.
Starting at $129, the 7-inch budget buy can handle basic tasks, but not much else.
The competitively priced slate offers minor upgrades to last year's model and comes in red or dark grey.
One comes in candy colors, the other is a phone, and both are affordable. A look at both from New York.
Acer's new 7-inch tablet has 3G and can make phone calls, but still aims for a budget market.
Acer's Iconia One 7 comes in many colors and doesn't cost much. Here it is up close.
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