ACER Iconia Tab 7 has officially arrived in Malaysia. It is a 7-inch tablet with 3G connectivity and phone functionality — Phablet.
ACER Iconia Tab 7 price in Malaysia is RM499. With the affordable price, it comes with basic hardware.
Iconia Tab 7 uses a 7-inch display with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. It is only 8.9mm thin and weighing at only 305g.
The phablet is powered by Mediatek’s quad-core 1.3Ghz processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB storage, supports microSD memory card up to 32GB.Â It has 2MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera.
ACER Iconia Tab 7 runs Android 4.2.2, upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat.Â It has a SIM slot (not Dual SIM) for 3G connectivity and supports phone functionality. You can use the 7-inch device as your mobile phone.
The battery life last for 6 hours. You could buy ACER Iconia Tab 7 (RM499) in Malaysia from StoreKini.com online store and TESCOÂ with free gifts, such as casing, screen protector, power bank, mobile credit.
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If you have limited budget and looking for a phablet (phone + tablet), ACER Iconia Tab 7 should be in your list.
It will run most apps without problem but you probably can forget about taking sharp photos with its 2MP camera. The 6 hours battery life is another concern, too.
Alternatively, ASUS FonePad 7 (FE170CG) (8GB version) dropped price to RM429 in August 2014. It has less phone storage space but supports dual-SIM and longer battery life.
Acer Malaysia officially launched Acer Aspire Switch 10 2-inâ€“1 notebook. Along with Aspire Switch 10, Acer also introduced 6 more products, including new Acer Iconia One 7, Iconia A1, Acer Aspire ES1â€“511Â notebooks and new Aspire All-in-One (AIO) series.
1. Acer Aspire Switch 10
Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a 2-inâ€“1 Windows 8.1 notebook consists of tablet and keyboard dock, connected via a magnetic hinge.
The multi-touch IPS display is 10.1-inch with 1366×768 pixels resolution, provides wide viewing angle of up to 178-degree.
It is powered by Intel Atom Z3745 1.86GHz processor, 2GB RAM. The storage space is 32GB eMMC on tablet plus 500GB with keyboard dock. 2MP front webcam for 1080p video recording; no rear camera.
For connectivity, it has a micro USB port on tablet, USB 2.0 port on dock, micro SD card reader, HDMI micro port. Supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n.
Aspire Switch 10â€™s 22Wh battery provides battery life up to 8 hours, Acer says. The 2-inâ€“1 notebook includes free license of Microsoft Office 365 Home & Students.
Aspire Switch 10 price in Malaysia is RM 1,399.
2. Acer Iconia One 7
Acer Iconia One 7 is 7-inch (1280×800) Android tablet powered by Intel Atom Z2560 1.6GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB eMMC storage. 2MP rear camera and HD camera at front. Its weight is 330g with build-in 3680 mAh battery, estimated battery life of up to 7 hours.
Iconia One 7 price in Malaysia is RM399.
3. Acer Iconia A1â€“830
A1â€“830 is 7.9-inch Android tablet with aluminium build. Same as Iconia One 7, A1â€“830 is powered by same Intel Atom processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage.
The screen resolution is 1024×768, a 4:3 aspect ratio suitable for web browsing and ebook reading.
Iconia A1â€“830 has 5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera, plus two speakers. The battery is 4000 mAh Lithium Polymer.
Iconia A1â€“830 price in Malaysia is RM 599.
4. Acer Aspire ES1â€“511
Aspire ES1â€“511 is the cheapest Acer E-series notebook. The display is 15.6-inch with resolution 1366×768 pixels. Powered by Intel Celeron Quad-core N2930 1.83GHz processor, 2GB RAM and 500GB SATA hard disk. The notebook runs Windows 8.1 with Bing*.
It equipped with a DVD drive, 1x USB 3.0 port, 2x USB 2.0 ports, SD card reader, HDMI port. Supports WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet, and Bluetooth 4.0.
The 15.6″ notebook weight 2.4KG with 36 Wh 3-cell Li-ion battery pack, offers battery life up to 4.5 hours.
Aspire ES1â€“511 price is Malaysia is RM 999.
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New Acer Aspire All-in-One (AIO) series
Acer introduced 3 new Aspire All-in-One (AIO) desktop computers with Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater with 2 build-in stereo speakers:
Acer Aspire U5â€“620
23-inch 1920×1080 display, Windows 8.1, Intel Core i5 2.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB SATA HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX850M 2GB, BlueRay combo. Feature special hinge that allow it to tilt all the way to flat with only one finger, awarded Computex 2014 d&i (design and innovation) award. Price: RM 3,499
Acer Aspire Z3â€“615
23-inch 1920×1080 display, Windows 8.1, Intel Core i3 3.0GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB SATA HDD, DVD writer. Price: RM 2,399
Acer Aspire ZCâ€“606
19.5-inch 1600×900 display, Windows 8.1 with Bing, Intel Celeron 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB SATA HDD, DVD writer. Price: RM 1,299