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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Acer Iconia A1
Global Score
5.575.82
Basic Information
AcerAcer
Android 3.2, 3.0Android 4.1
2011-03-220000-00-00
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches8.22 x 5.74 x 0.44 inches
25.75 ounces14.39 ounces
--Black and White
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 210.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches7.9 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1024 x 768 pixels
LCDIPS LCD
149 pixels per inch162 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.56.2
Performance
--MediaTek MT8125 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A7 (Quad-Core 1200 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Yes GPUPowerVR SGX544 (384 MHz) GPU
6.577.47
Storage
16 GB internal memory8 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slot
3.262.66
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP5.00 MP + 0.30 MP
--1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
4.734.95
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM--
SIM--
5.13.2
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery4960mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
3.765.52
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer and Gyroscope

Comparisson review

The Acer Iconia A1 is slightly better than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501, getting a global score of 5.82 against 5.57. Both of these devices come with Android OS, but Acer Iconia A1 has 4.1 version while Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2 version. Acer Iconia A1's body is notably lighter and somewhat thinner than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501.

Acer Iconia A1 features a much better looking screen than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has a bit worse resolution of 768 x 1024 and a much smaller screen, it also counts with a quite higher screen density. The Acer Iconia A1 counts with a better performance than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have the same RAM memory amount, the Acer Iconia A1 also has a graphics processor and a higher number of cores (and faster).

Acer ICONIA TAB A501 counts with a superior memory capacity to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Acer Iconia A1, and although they both have a slot for external memory cards that admits up to 32 GB, the Acer ICONIA TAB A501 also has 16 GB internal memory capacity. The Acer Iconia A1 counts with a bit better camera than Acer ICONIA TAB A501. They have a same resolution camera in the back.

The Acer Iconia A1 features a really longer battery performance than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 52 percent more battery size.

Despite of being the best tablet between the ones we are comparing here, the Acer Iconia A1 is also cheaper than the Acer ICONIA TAB A501, making it easy to pick between these tablets.