Acer Predator 8

Acer Predator 8 Review and Specifications

OS, hardware and RAM

Acer launched their latest flagship Acer Predator 8 in India with attractive specifications and price. The tablet is running on Android v5.1 (Lollipop) OS with powerful 2.4GHz Quad-core processor. It has dedicated graphics processing unit(Intel HD Graphics (Gen 8 LP)) for video and graphics enhancement. It has 2 GB RAM for processor data acceleration. The company added Accelerometer, proximity and light sensor in this tablet for better user experience.

Operating System (OS) Android v5.1 (Lollipop) OS
Chipset Intel Atom x7-Z8700
Processor 2.4GHz Quad-core
GPU Intel HD Graphics (Gen 8 LP)
RAM 2 GB
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, light sensor

Acer Predator 8Mobile network, SIM and Internet

Acer Predator 8 is Wi-Fi only tablet. There is no SIM card slot for voice or data communication. You can use Wi-Fi hotspot of 3G dongles for internet connectivity.

SIM Type No SIM
Mobile Network 2G: No
3G: No
4G: No
Internet Speed no

Display and camera

The tablet has 8 Inches IPS capacitive touchscreen with zero air gap technology and 100% NTSC color gamut with 1920 x 1200 Pixels resolutions. For preventing scratch and other physical damages, no display protection is available in this tablet. Acer offers 5 MP rear and 2 MP front facing camera. The camera features are Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama etc.

Display Size and resolutions 8 Inches, 1920 x 1200 Pixels resolutions
Display technology IPS capacitive touchscreen with zero air gap technology and 100% NTSC color gamut
Display Protection no
Rear camera 5 MP
Front camera 2 MP
Camera features Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama
LED flash Yes

Storage and local connectivity

The storage capacity available in this tablet is 32 GB / 64 GB and this storage can be further extendable up to 128GB by using micro SD card. Used version 2.0 with OTG support USB port for physical connectivity. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot etc are the other important services and used A-GPS for better navigation experience.

Inbuilt Storage 32 GB / 64 GB
MicroSD card Support up to 128GB
Physical Connectivity /USB microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
Navigation A-GPS

Battery, dimensions, multi-media and preinstalled applications

The tablet has Li-Ion battery. It can provide long standby and talktime. The dimension of this tablet is 8.7x 5 x 0.34 inches. Total device weight is 500 grams. FM Radio is available in this tablet and the list of supporting audio and video file formats are: MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR,3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV. Some inbuilt apps are added to this tablet for providing better user service.

Battery capacity Li-Ion battery
Talk time unknown
Standby time unknown
Dimension 8.7x 5 x 0.34 inches
Weight 500 grams
FM Radio available
Supported audio file formats MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR
Supported video file formats 3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV

Acer Predator 8 Price in India on 02 January 2017 is Rs. 19,990/-

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