Ideal for families, the Acer Iconia B1 is light and robust enough to be used by children. Click here to see a larger image.
Acer Iconia B1 7" Android Tablet
At just 320g and with a 7" screen, the B1 is as easy to hold and read as a paperback book. Click here to see a larger image.
At just 7 inches and 320g, the Iconia B1 is a comfortable, feather-light and affordable tablet from a brand you can trust. Powered by Android Jelly Bean, it's great for browsing the web, connecting with friends and sharing files - and with apps and magazines at your fingertips, there's a whole world to explore.
Who is the Iconia B1 for?
Perfect for those looking to join the world of tablet computing, the Iconia B1 is a comfortable and easy-to-use companion for everyday usage. A great addition to any family, the B1 makes a great second tablet for entertaining children, whether on long car journeys or while adults use their own device.
Handy and Comfortable
Whether you're waiting for the train, sitting on the bus or relaxing in the coffee shop, the Iconia B Series makes each moment better. It's easy to hold in one hand and feels snug in your palm. About the same size as a paperback book, the 7" screen is ideal for reading.
Fits Your Life on the Go
The Iconia B Series makes the journey as rewarding as the destination. At just 7" and about 320 grams, this tablet is small enough to slip easily into your commuting bag, yet big enough to provide a fine view of your favourite media. Read ebooks and magazines, watch videos, play games -- and enjoy every moment!
Ideal for Children
Do you often find the children are hogging your tablet to play their favourite mobile games? Why not get them an Iconia B1 of their very own? Affordable, robust and easy to hold, the B1 is a safe choice while also being fast enough to play the thousands of casual games available in the Google Play store.
The triangular corner grip in the lower-left of the tablet is designed to sit snugly in your palm. Click here to see a larger image.
Corner Grip for One-handed Use
See how some of the features of the Iconia B1 fit together. Click here to see a larger image.
The Acer Iconia B1 tablet has been designed to make holding and using the tablet with just one hand both easy and comfortable. The key to improving the comfort of the B1 is the triangular corner grip on the lower left of the tablet, designed to sit snuggly in your palm.
In a Snap
Highly Responsive Fun
Gaming, web browsing and video are super-fast on your Iconia B Series thanks to the 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. The Android Jelly Bean operating system further improves system-wide performance. Jelly Bean speeds searches and provides more precise answers. Plus, for queries done with Voice Search, answers are spoken back almost instantly.
1.2 GHz Dual-core Performance
Gaming, web browsing and video are fast and smooth on the Iconia B1, thanks to the 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU. The B1 gives you great performance, allowing you to enjoy faster, smoother web browsing, addictive mobile gaming, and multimedia playback anywhere.
Faster and Smoother with Google Android "Jelly Bean"
Sleek, smart and full of innovative features, the Iconia B1 is equipped with the highly intuitive Google Android "Jelly Bean" operating system, a version of the Android platform specifically optimised for tablets. Fast, fluid and smooth, Android provides a simple and intuitive user interface, and makes it easier to personalise your home screens. Moving between home screens and switching between apps is effortless, like turning pages in a book.
The forward-facing webcam is located in the top corner, making it easy to call in both portrait and landscape modes. Click here to see a larger image.
You'll also have access to Google Play where you can choose from over 700,000 apps as well as Google Mobile services including YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps and more.
With Jelly Bean it's easier to quickly get precise answers to search queries and explore and browse search results. For many search queries performed through Voice Search, you can now hear a spoken answer quickly.
You can fill the B1 with paid and free apps from the Google Play store -- over 700,000 available to choose from. Click here to see a larger image.
Content at Your Fingertips
The Google Currents app has free online magazines from hundreds of top publishers and delivers beautiful ebook-style editions to your tablet. Around 700,000 games and apps are available from Play Store, and many of them are free, too.
Chat and Connect
You can also pass your time having fun video chats with friends and family via the front webcam. Able to capture photos and video in high definition, it's easy to stay connected with your friends anywhere, and YouTube and Facebook are just one touch away.
The front camera is in the top right corner while in portrait mode. This camera location also works in landscape mode, allowing you to keep more than two people in your video call image.
You can expand the storage of the Iconia B1 up to 32 GB thanks to the microSD card slot.
Easy Sharing with MicroSD
Have files you want to take along? You can immediately expand this tablet's storage by up to 32 GB with the handy microSD card reader. With plenty of room for large multimedia files, you don't have to leave anything at home. Also, the microSD Card eases file transfers to and from devices like cameras or other people's tablets.
The Acer Iconia B1 tablet features a "blue streak" design. To create this stylish design detail, both black and blue plastic combine on the same plastic sheet, without a gap -- adding cool style and helping the tablet stay clean.
This cool shade of electric blue energises the look of the Iconia B1 and ensures that your tablet will stand out from all the single colour offerings around you.
Metallic Back Cover
The middle section of the B1's back cover is made of metal and finished with paint to make it more durable.