Acer Iconia B1-720 review

5.7/10 AVG.
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5.7/10
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The Acer Iconia B1-720 currently has an Informr score of 5.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 1 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.3 GHz
Screen Size
7"
Camera
Yes


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Coolsmartphone

For the money the Iconia B1-720 is a viable option, the budget tablet market is a fierce one and there are many tablets to chose from. The Iconia doesn’t have the best spec or build quality but the B range aren’t about that, they’re about offering something for the whole family at...

- James Pearce, Coolsmartphone


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Screen Size
7"

The Acer Iconia B1-720's screen size is 7 inches with 600 x 1024 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.3 GHz

There is a Dual core 1.3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean operating system (OS).

Camera
Yes
There is a front-facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) 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
2955mAh

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2955 mAh battery. Acer's performance ratings are 5 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

Iconia B1-720 Specs

Overview
Release date February 1, 2014
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kindom
Networks
No cellular data
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean

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Secondary OS No
Processor Dual core 1.3 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 16 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
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 2955 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 4 hours
Video Playback Time Up to: 5 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 5 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Vermilion Red, Smoky Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.8 x 12.2 x 1.0 cm (7.8 x 4.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 315 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 600 x 1024 pixels
Pixel density 170 pixels
Size 7 inches
3D No
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
Dual lens
No
Zoom
No
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
No
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Effects, Geotagging, Self-timer, White balance, Exposure
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
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
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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Coolsmartphone

Doesn't have the best spec or build quality but the B range aren't about that

from Coolsmartphone

For the money the Iconia B1-720 is a viable option, the budget tablet market is a fierce one and there are many tablets to chose from. The Iconia doesn’t have the best spec or build quality but the B range aren’t about that, they’re about offering something for the whole family at a reasonable price...

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For the money the Iconia B1-720 is a viable option, the budget tablet market is a fierce one and there are many tablets to chose from. The Iconia doesn’t have the best spec or build quality but the B range aren’t about that, they’re about offering something for the whole family at a reasonable price.

So hats off to Acer for producing another reasonably priced device, that performs reasonably well. Personally I’d save a few more pounds up and get a Nexus tablet. 

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