Acer Iconia A1-830 Lightly Reviewed


Officially, there’s an embargo until April 1st.

But that applies only to the press, not buyers!

Someone posted a YouTube video with a lightweight demonstration of it. No AnTuTu score, though. All images from the 720p video; click to enlarge.


Interesting Amazon widget:


Oops! Never let your banking info into a demonstration video:


Google Plus insinuates itself into the device by using your Profile image:


And this could be the cause of many returns by the average Joe:


He tried to play live video via the WWE app. And got that blank screen. I left a Comment telling him why. First, Flash — which is likely what WWE is still using — is not available for that version of Android. Second, you can get the Intel CPU to use Flash only by rooting (well, maybe via Dolphin browser too — but he wants it in that WWE app).

Now the video:

Same-day update: Now we have a mystery. The owner of the tablet says that WWE uses HTML 5 video. So what would account for the app not working on the A1-830? Anyone have any ideas? As seen in the video, YouTube videos play fine.

Previously here:

Acer Iconia A1-830 Is Becoming Available
Acer Iconia A1-830 Manual
Acer Iconia A1-830: The Hipster Tablet
Acer Iconia A1-830 Thailand Promo
Acer To Re-Badge Shenzen Tablets
Where’s Acer’s Aspire One Tablet?
Acer Iconia A1-830 Is An iPad Mini Clone
Acer: New 4:3 Tablet And Two Android AIOs

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