The Complete Guide to Buying an Acer Android Tablet

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Acer Android Tablet

Acer Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational electronics and hardware corporation. In 2012, they were the fourth largest personal computer vendor in the world. Acer prides itself on inexpensive PCs,tablets and laptops, making them the perfect devices on a budget.

Acer have been making tablets since 2010 and there are now many models to choose between which can be confusing. This guide will distinguish the differences between each model to help buyers find their perfect device.

Acer Android Tablet Models

Iconia Smart

· The Iconia Smart is 4.8-inches wide with a 21:9 aspect ratio and is roughly the size of a smartphone.

· The screen has a 1024x480 pixel resolution.

· The Smart runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

· It comes with an 8MP back camera that has an LED flash and 2MP front camera.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A100

· At 7.68x4.61x0.51 inches, the Tab A100 is the smallest tablet in the Iconia series.

· The capacitive touchscreen display has a 1024x600 pixel resolution.

· There's a 5MP camera on the back and 2MP camera on the front.

· It runs on the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

  • Supports Wi-Fi, 3G and GPS.

Iconia Tab A110

· The A110 has 8GB of internal flash storage and 1GB of RAM.

· It boasts a 7-inch 1024x600 pixel resolution multitouch display.

· Runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

· Has just the one 2MP camera on the front.

· The A110 is 7.60x4.98x0.45 inches in size.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A200

· Buyers have the option of two models: one with 8GB of internal storage and the other with 16GB.

  • Offers a 1280x800 screen resolution.

· Runs on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

  • 10.24x6.89x0.49 inches in size.
  • Only has a 2MP front camera.
  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A210

  • Two models on offer: 8GB or 16GB.

· Features a 10.1-inch display with a 1280x800 resolution.

  • Front facing 2MP Camera.
  • Runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

· The A210's dimensions are 10.20x6.90x0.48 inches.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A500

· The A500 screen is 10.1-inches in size with a 1280x800 resolution.

· It runs on the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.

· The A500 is 10.24x6.97x0.52 inches in size.

· Has a 5MP, 2592x1944 pixels camera that has autofocus and an LED flash.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A501

Is very similar to the A500, the only difference is that the A501 has 3G as well as Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A510

  • The A510 has a 10.1-inch touch screen.

· Sports a 5MP rear camera and a 1MP front camera.

  • Runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

· The A510 is 10.20x6.90x0.40 inches in size.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A511

· The Iconia Tab A511 is very similar to the A510 except that it supports 3G as well as Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A700

· The A700 is 10.20x6.89x0.43 inches in size.

· It has a 1920x1200 pixel, 10.1-inch display.

· There are three models: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.

· Has a 5MP, 2592x1944 pixel camera that has autofocus and LED flash.

· Runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

  • Supports Wi-Fi.

Iconia Tab A701

· Almost identical to the A700 except that it has a 3G broadband modem as well as Wi-Fi.

  • There is also an Iconia W Series tablet but as it runs on the Windows operating system we will not discuss that series in this buying guide.

What Do the Specifications Mean?

Operating System

The Operating system (OS) is the software that manages the tablet and allows applications to be run. The newer the version, the more apps it can support.

Pixels and Resolution

The higher the pixels and resolution, the better the quality the screen and cameras is with the tablet.


GB means gigabyte and it determines how much storage is available on a device.

How to Buy an Android Acer Tablet on eBay

Once buyers have decided on an Android Acer Tablet, the next step is to find it on eBay.

To find a list of all Acer Android Tablets, the best place to start is on the home page. From here buyers can navigate through the categories. First click on Computers and Tablets and then Electronics, followed by iPads, Tablets and eReaders.

Tick the operating system of choice and type Acer Tablet into the search bar at the top. This will display all Acer Android Tablets on sale.

When buying a tablet on eBay there are a few things to consider, one is its condition. Buyers will find Acer tablets for sale under the follows categories:

It's important that buyers look closely at the description of the device and check the seller's feedback score before buying an Acer Tablet.

Some of the best deals on tablets can be found in the eBay deals section of the site. Any Acer tablet that a buyer finds here will also be free from all postal charges.


Acer Android Tablets are an excellent choice for buyers who are looking for an affordable tablet. Google's Android, links to the Google App Shop, which has thousands of free and paid apps ready to be downloaded directly to your Acer Tablet.

The guide above, along with the site's sellers, is an ideal way to find the right tablet that suits you, the buyer. When ready to complete a purchase remember to use PayPal to make sure it goes through as safely and securely as possible.

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