Acer’s Iconia B1 Android tablet was up for some hands on love at CES 2013, at the Acer booth. This product is aimed at “first time tablet buyers” or children, according to Acer’s people. The price tag is a very affordable $160 and as shown in the video below, the slate is very glossy.


The screen is a fingerprint magnet and if you’ve wondering, this is a 7 inch slate, with 512 MB of RAM, a microSD card slot, a 1.2 GHz processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It has a 0.3 MP camera, an audio jack, 8 GB of storage and if you’re wondering, the identity of the processor is a dual core MediaTek. Thsi entry level device will hit the stores sometime in the following weeks it appears.

Acer Iconia B1 supports a 1024 x 600 pixel resolution and it supports Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi, as well as GPS, which is a cool addition for a budget tablet, seeing how many tablets don’t have GPS. The battery here is a 2,710 mAh unit and the device weighs 320 grams and measures 11.3 mm in thickness.