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( 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Purchased this last fall and put it away for my son for his 15th birthday. I just gave it to him Monday, and the screen is cracked by Wednesday. It slipped between the pillows on the couch, and he sat down not aware of it being there. I have contacted Acer, and they will repair it for him for $249.00 + tax + shipping and handling, so total it is going to cost me another $300.00. Not happy at all with the quality!!!! This should never have happened this easily and now I have a very upset child with no birthday gift.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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( 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
i just love it;-) ;-)
from vancouver bc
First I love the android program;-) ;-) its perfect for my life style . I am on it all day .so easy for use in the kitchen for recipes and listening to music. And very affordable. It takes great photos ;-) ;-) ;-)
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
( 2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I was disappointed in this tablet. On the good side it was fast and fairly easy to use. On the bad side the screen is poor. Doesn't compare with my Blackberry Playbook (bought at TSC). For those people looking for instructions you can go to Acer and download. I would recommend this tablet for a first tablet or it would be excellent for students.
I only rated this tablet as good because while it is responsive and fast the voice to text feature is disappointing and inadequate. If you ask a question it is fine but if you want to dictate text it does not recognize commands like period, comma, new paragraph etc. It appears that this problem originates with google but still when so much of the product advertising time on TV is spent on this feature it should work! So if you are looking for a standard android tablet this one is good but if you want more you will be disappointed.
( 6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Acer 8" Tablet
from Ottawa, Ontario
It took forever to receive the product (5 weeks ) but all seems well except for a few of the free apps that come in the package. Any of the music apps will shut down the tablet to a crawl. User manual was easy to find on line but it takes time to 'play' and find things. Overall happy but will think hard before buying fro TSC again.
( 7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
By NOT HAPPY
6 WEEKS AND COUNTING,STILL NOT HERE....PEOPLE ON PHONE ARE UTTERLY USELESS....SHOPPING CHANNEL EXPERIENCE MAKES ME LONG FOR RETAIL STORES
( 14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
Second Review on this..
By Box Lady Di
from Woodbridge, Ontario
While I originally rated this a 4-star, I am submitting another review / update. It has been less than 30 days since I received this item, and it will no longer charge. It is completely dead and is going right back!! I only used it 20is times and it was not abused in any way. Such a shame but I refuse to waste my hard-earned money. Ive become very disappointed with TSC of late.. too many products either not as advertised or not up to par where quality is concerned. I Will be doing my shopping elsewhere in the future.
Love my Tablet!
I was concerned at first about not having a manual, but started playing with it and have learned on my own. I love this tablet! Just like anything else, you need to play with to gain an understanding. I have had no issues with it whatsoever. As for a cover, I was Googled it, and found one from another website for about $22.00 which I received in about a week.
from ont canada
I love the acer a1 tablet its fast fun and accurate price is great too I would advise any one wanting a tablet to check this out I am really enjoying mine
( 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Did not keep mine.
While no fault to Acer, I did not keep mine. Found it slow to boot up (waited for it to turn on) which I don't like. I also was having an issue with online registration so returned it and got an ipad for few dollars more which so far, has been easier to use.TSC recommended sleeve which I bought and returned as size was so large!Will say 'yes' to purchase but with some hesitation.