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Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 reviews of Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the touch screen and reliability. Views are divided on the durability.

usability, price, performance, size, portability

battery, screen, camera, reliability, touch screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and durability. The storage and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the price, while there are some critical opinions about the reliability and touch screen.

usability, performance, storage, durability, portability

battery, touch screen, reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Iconia B1-720 7-inch Tablet (Red/Black) (MediaTek MT8111T 1.3GHz, 1GB RAM, 16GB Storage, Camera, Wi-Fi, Android 4.2)Acer Iconia B1-720 7-inch Tablet (Red/Black) (MediaTek MT8111T 1.3GHz, 1GB RAM, 16GB Storage, Camera, Wi-Fi, Android 4.2)

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Acer Iconia B1-720 / B1-721 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price, whereas there are some critical opinions about the durability.

price

durability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer Iconia B1-720-L864 7-Inch Tablet (Iron Gray)Acer Iconia B1-720-L864 7-Inch Tablet (Iron Gray)

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720

 

Hands-on at CES 2014: Is Acer's new budget Android tablet a match for the Nexus 7?

The Acer Iconia B1-720 is a basic tablet, and it doesn't pretend to be anything else. However, you can get a significantly better tablet if you spend just a little more – from the Asus MeMo Pad HD 7 or an old Nexus 7 – making this something of an...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720 (2014) pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Budget tablets made a lot of headway in 2013 as entry-level products began to offer elegant solutions without breaking the bank. The Acer Iconia B1 was

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

Acer Iconia B1 review

 

Full Android Jelly Bean for tablet first-timers

Small size ; Low price ; MicroSD card slot

Very short battery life ; Poor speaker ; Low resolution screen

The £99 / US$130 Android Jelly Bean tablet is here, but only if you're happy to accept a lower amount of storage.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : James Pearce (coolsmartphone.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720 - Review

 

Acer keep on releasing products, year in year out. Seemingly regardless of whether or not the product will sell, it just like clockwork, another year another tablet.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : James Pearce (coolsmartphone.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720 - Initial Impressions

 

Google and Asus with the Nexus 7 tablets have really tipped the whole Android tablet market on its head.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Digit Tablets (digit.in)

Acer Iconia B1-721

 

Acer Iconia B1-721 tablet has a 7 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, with 600 x 1024 pixels resolution. It has 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory expandable via microSD card support to 32 GB. Connectivity wise the Acer Iconia B1-721 tablet supports...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Digit Tablets (digit.in)

Acer Iconia B1-720

 

The Acer Iconia B1-720 is an affordable tablet meant for the budget consumer. It has a 7-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution. The tablet has a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM and runs Android...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720

 

It was reasonably cheap

It stopped working properly after just under a year

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720

 

Easy to navigate

none

May, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Acer Iconia B1-720

 

Easy to use dose everything I need it to

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:High Definition (HD)
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speaker Power:1

Battery

Battery Capacity:11.2 / 12.8 / 13.3 / 14 / 2640 / 2710 / 2955 / 3420 / 3520 / 3700 / 4420 / 4600
Battery capacity (Watt hours):11.2 / 12.8 / 13.3 / 14
Battery life (max):3 / 3.5 / 5 / 7 / 7.5
Battery performance:2640 / 2710 / 2955 / 3380 / 3420 / 3520 / 3680 / 3700 / 4420 / 4600
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.8
Continuous video playback time:5 / 6 / 7.5
Number of battery cells:1 / 2
Standby Time:270

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash:No / Yes
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.9 / 2
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Maximum video resolution:1024 x 600 / 1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Rear camera:N / Y
Rear Camera Resolution:1600 x 1200 / 2560 x 1920 / 2592 x 1944
Rear camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 2 / 5
Second camera: No
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p / 720p, 1080p

Design

Certification:WEEE / WEEE, SMT
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Grey / Black, Pink / Black, Purple / Black, Red / Black, Silver / Black, White / Blue / Blue, White / Gold, White / Green / Grey / Orange / Pink / Purple / Red / White
Device type:Mini tablet
Fingerprint reader: No
Form Factor:Slate
RoHS compliance:No / Y / Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:128:75 / 16:10 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:7 / 8
Display Resolution:1024 x 600 / 1200 x 800 / 1280 x 720 / 1280 x 800
Display Technology:IPS / LCD / LCD/TFT / TFT
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Dual-touch / Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter power:10 / 7

Graphics

Graphics:HD Graphics
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics
Graphics adapter family:Intel

Memory

Internal memory:0.5 / 1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR2-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1
Memory clock speed:1066

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): No

Networking

2G:Y
2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE / EDGE,GPRS / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:N / No / Yes
3G bands supported:850,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA,HSPA+,HSUPA / HSPA+ / HSPA+,WCDMA / WCDMA
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 4.0
Data network:3G / No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11n, 802.11b, 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Other Features

64-bit computing:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
Full HD: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d / VT-i, VT-x / VT-x
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d / VT-i,VT-x / VT-x
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor socket:BGA592 / FC-MB4760
Quantity:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720 / 640 x 480
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Micro-USB / USB / Yes
Keyboard supplied:N / No
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:No / Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio formats supported:MP3
GLONASS:Y
Google applications:Gmail, Google Maps, Google Play, Google Talk, YouTube / Google Play
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / Y
Gyroscope: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Orientation sensor: Yes
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calendar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calendar
Position location:N / Y
Proximity sensor: Yes
Video compression formats:H.264 / MP4

Phone Features

Video call: Yes
Voice call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:N / Y
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:10 / 7

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Processor:8317T / MT8111 / MT8127 / MT8312 / MT8321 / MT8389W / MTK8317T / WM8880 / Z2560 / Z3735G
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7 / ARM Cortex-A9
Processor ARK ID:70101 / 80275
Processor boost frequency:1.6 / 1.83 / 1.86
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR145 / SR1UD
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Atom™ / Mediatek
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.3 / 1.33 / 1.5 / 1.6
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor model:8317T / MT8111 / MT8127 / MT8312 / MT8321 / MT8389W / MTK8317T / WM8880 / Z2560 / Z3735G
Processor operating modes:32-bit / 32-bit, 64-bit
Processor package size:14 / 17
Processor series:Intel Atom Z3700 series
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):2.2
Stepping:B1 / C0
Supported instruction sets:SSE2,SSE3,SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Tjunction:90
UART:Y

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Idle Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
Physical Address Extension (PAE):Y

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.1 / 4.1 (Jelly Bean) / 4.1.2 / 4.2 / 4.2 (Jelly Bean) / 4.2 Jelly Bean / 4.4 / 4.4 KitaKat / 4.4 KitKat / 5.1 / Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) / Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash),SDHC / No
Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32 / 64
Storage media:Flash / SSD

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.335 / 0.354 / 0.382 / 0.402 / 0.421 / 0.445 / 0.488 / 1 / 4.8 / 7.6 / 7.8 / 7.83 / 8 / 8.46
Height:0.335 / 0.339 / 0.352 / 0.354 / 0.39 / 0.421 / 0.449 / 1 / 5.04 / 7.48 / 7.76 / 7.8 / 7.83 / 8 / 8.46
Weight:0.377 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11 / 11.1 / 11.3 / 11.4 / 11.6 / 12 / 12.7 / 9.88
Width:12.4 / 4.21 / 4.25 / 4.41 / 4.49 / 4.72 / 4.8 / 5 / 5.04 / 5.12 / 7.76