Acer Iconia B1

Acer’s $99 Android tablet might not launch in the U.S.

By on December 24, 2012 at 5:15 PM.

Acer’s $99 Android tablet might not launch in the U.S.

Taiwanese PC vendor¬†Acer¬†(2353) is indeed making a cheap $99 tablet, but it may never go on sale in the United States. Unnamed sources have told the The Wall Street Journal that Acer will target its $99 Iconia B1 tablet toward emerging markets such as China and not more mature markets such as the United States and Europe. In fact, the Journal reports that it’s “uncertain whether [the Iconia B1] will actually be sold stateside” at all, despite the fact that Acer submitted the tablet to the Federal Communications Commission for approval. More →

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