Acer $99 7-Inch Tablet
Citing "a person with direct information of the project, " the Wall Street Journal reported today that the cheaper, Android-based genus Acer tablet can creates its debut in early 2013.
The device will sport a 7-inch, 1,024-by-600 display and a 1.2-GHz dual-core processor, the Journal said. Specs are going to be almost like the Kindle fire $199.00 at Amazon or Nook Color.
Acer, however, is probably going eyeing Chinese customers instead of those in the U.S. The Journal said the Taiwan-based acer has to go up against the no-name android tablets that are much more popular in China than they are in the states.
Still, the device has been submitted to the Federal Communications Commission for approval.
Photos of the device that showed informed a Serbian forum are apparently legitimate, per the Journal's supply.
Last week, a return of Taiwan showed that Google is progressing to introduce a $99 version of its Android-based Nexus 7 tablet next year.
Acer's "pocket-size" Iconia A110 tablet running android 4.1 jelly bean debuted within the fall for $230. In our review, PCMag found that the A110 is a formidable 7-inch android tablet, however it did not quite qualify to competitors just like the Google Nexus 7 $249.99 at Kmart and Amazon's Kindle fire HD.