Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

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Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

New Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 – a family-run tablet format that meets, quite frankly, not too often. Based on the ranking, it can be assumed that the tablet is oriented to an adult audience, and in the nursery. She has a good supply of autonomy, good filling, and the price is, quite frankly, very attractive – about $ 160.

The tablet – this is not the kind of device that can be surprise. This device is a familiar attribute of modern man, and everyone uses it in some of their personal purposes. Most often, the Tablet PC is used for everyday tasks like web surfing, watching movies, pictures, etc., at least – to solve business problems.

Design new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

The appearance of tablet obviously has to itself, it is designed so that it will not look at any alien hands of a child or adult hands. device cover is made of plastic and is available in 2-colors: white and blue. It has a corrugated surface which is formed by small diamonds. It provides good adhesion to the fingers and reduces the risk of accidentally dropping the device. The lid also has a rather large rear camera lens, the manufacturer’s logo and a small speaker in the lower right corner.

Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

The front part of the news is nothing unusual because virtually all of its area occupies the screen. On the sides it is surrounded by a fairly thin frame, top and bottom, it is much wider, so the device is comfortable to hold with two hands. By the way, Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 turned to light – only 340 grams. In addition, in the body rounded corners that visually “slim” pill, although this it has no problems at all, we are talking about modest dimensions 211h126h9.5 mm. Just a couple of words about the full face of the tablet: on screen, you can see a small peephole webcam front, under it – another small manufacturer’s logo.

It should be noted that the high-quality build this Tablet PC is no different, probably the matter is that the budget price tag and plastic trim. If you hold the device in their hands, or simply click on the display, no discomfort should arise. But it can not be excluded if you or your child carefully push the body: is heard threatening to crack. However, if this does not specifically deal with, nothing bad should happen.

Display, audio and webcam new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 has an 8-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and a pixel density per inch – 189 ppi. The brightness and contrast of the display are relatively good. Of course, if you compare with more expensive competitors, our hero loses. But a self-contained unit, without any comparisons, the device will definitely be a good side. He’s all right with the color reproduction, the picture is rich and saturated. However, due to the low resolution, it is still possible to view the individual pixels, but there’s nothing to be done.

Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

Matrix TFT IPS – a pledge of wide viewing angles. Changing the viewing angle up to 178 degrees does not entail an inversion, the picture does not fade and does not fade. By the way, the glossy screen, so operation under direct sunlight is best yet prefer the shade. The display supports 10-finger multitouch defined commands are executed quickly, without the need for repetition.

One speaker, also on the rear panel. Accordingly, if you put the device on a surface, the sound quite noticeably muted. But it is better not to do it because it is already sounding not the highest quality. Although it is quite loud, but at the maximum starts wheezing, low and high frequencies are also not enough. In general, the best use of headphones, which at times improve the acoustic data.

The device has two cameras. front webcam resolution is 2 megapixels, which should be enough for comfortable video calling.

The rear camera is endowed with a 5 megapixel, she certainly knows how to take pictures, but of poor quality. The situation is exacerbated by the lack of flash and auto-focus, that is, with details in the pictures are obvious problems. However, for the quick back of the camera features the photos should be enough, but for something more standing there a special technique.

Keyboard new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

Tablet Virtual Keyboard does not cause any issues. It is caused by a mere touch, has a clear and accessible to each interface. In large comfortable keyboard keys, which is convenient to get, it is possible to change the layout, choice of language, style. Not without its proprietary fonts from Acer, which will make the process of typing more interesting and fun. At the bottom of the screen is easy to see three small touch buttons, namely: “Home”, “Menu” and “Back”.

Performance new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

In the tablet, Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850-K0GL operating system is Android 5.1 Lollipop. Since the device is positioned “family”, the manufacturer has provided some of the nuances associated with the use of his children. In particular, there is an application «Kids Center», which is different kid-friendly user interface. The program allows you to enter the child only those sites that meet certain requirements in terms of content (including games, books, videos, etc.). Also, the device provides “Parental Control”, including its functions – to block access to undesirable content, the pre-set time limit on the use of the tablet, etc. The system of the Tablet PC offers, and other opportunities that are relevant for adults:. The function of awakening ( «EZ WakeUp» ), the rapid implementation of the screenshot ( «EZ Snap»), finally, “Dr. system» ( «system Doctor»), aimed at the optimization of the entire system.

As for the filling, the main role is played by MediaTek MT8163 single-chip system with 4-core Cortex A-53. This SoC clocked at 1.3 GHz and is commonly used in a simple tablet-oriented daily use. Together with her co-exists graphics ARM Mali-T720 MP2, which supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11, and is made under the rules of the 28-nm process technology. Based on the characteristics of the hardware components, it can be concluded that the launch of fresh or demanding toys – clearly not skate this tablet. On the other hand, more and do not need for a children’s audience, the game system will go smoothly, and in the “easy” like Plants & Zombie will play.

The device only 1 GB of RAM DDR3L standard. By modern standards, this already, kind of like a little, but, again, make allowances for the positioning of the tablet. Flash memory – 16 GB, but it can be increased by another 128 GB (or less) by using the memory card slot.

Ports and Communications new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

Interfaces in the Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 – only the most necessary, without frills. The lower bound, as well as the left, empty, on the right there are only physical keys, such as the sound volume rocker and power button device.

Review of the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850: Real Specs

In fact, all the functionality of the connectors is located on the upper side. You can see the port Micro-USB / OTG, headphone output, and microSD / microSDXC card reader.

From wireless communications available Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.0 and navigation GPS. Modules 3G or 4G tablet, unfortunately, can not boast.

Battery new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

The battery in the tablet’s non-removable, 1-cell lithium-ion battery 4600 mAh. This keeps the battery charge is relatively long: for turn 9, or even 10 hours, a simple device can do and be all day. Watch movies continuously manage to about 6 hours at a time, and the maximum load (the same game), the tablet discharge a maximum of 4 hours.

Conclusion new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850

“Family” tablet, which claims to be the new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 from Acer – really unusual and not yet bored device format. The idea of us, frankly, liked, and the manufacturer is very well able to put it into practice. Let’s start with appearance: devaysa cover is made in a bright blue or white, these colors will result in the child’s delight, and certainly will be pleased with the adult. The novelty will receive not only bright, but also practical, but still enough light (340 g).

Actually, the “family” is called a tablet because it provides programs that frustrated attempts to get the baby “not on those sites.” In addition, there is the notorious “parental control”, thanks to which you can set a time limit, to put a lock on visiting certain web pages, etc. By the way, the filling is represented not the most powerful components, but for solving daily tasks undemanding its capabilities enough.

In general, in addition to the programs specifically provided for, boasting something “that kind” new Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 can not. It has a standard set of interfaces, and the stock of autonomy, by the way, is not the most impressive. However, all these details are offset by the cost of the device – in the neighborhood of $ 160.