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Acer unveils $800 Windows 8 tablet

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Oct 2012 20:45 User comments (9)

Acer unveils $800 Windows 8 tablet Acer has announced their first Windows 8 tablet, the Iconia W700.
The device will retail for $799 just like Asus and Lenovo's Windows 8 tablets, and launch on the 26th, as well.

Owners will get a tablet with a large 11.6-inch, 1,920 x 1,080, IPS display and the tablet will come bundled with a Bluetooth keyboard, protective case, Micro HDMI-to-VGA cable and a docking cradle, making it an ideal productivity device.

The base $799 model will come with an Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3, have 64GB SSD storage and dual cameras 5MP/2MP.

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9 user comments

17.10.2012 23:44

1080p in 12"? fail when it comes to productivity.

i don't know why but i have terrible experience with bluetooth devices. mice, keyboards, all fail for me.


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28.10.2012 0:39

Heh. Yeah, 1080p at that screen size = TINY icons and text, unless you enlarge both. Funny how few people know how to do that ^^' ...

38.10.2012 11:04

$800 tablet? I'm not so sure I'm ready to flop down that kind of coinage for a tablet at all. You could just about get a gaming laptop for that kind of money.

I just don't feel the love here.


48.10.2012 12:50

wow 800.00 there high as a kite and 64 gig's storage ha ha ha ha windows 8 requires 15 gig's of hard drive space to install

58.10.2012 13:41

LOL not long ago a bunch of douchebags were telling me how great W8 tablet would be costing only $200 - $300.



68.10.2012 14:24

The M$ SWurface IS about $300. The Surface Pro is supposedly going to cost ~$500.

78.10.2012 18:55

Originally posted by LordRuss:
$800 tablet? I'm not so sure I'm ready to flop down that kind of coinage for a tablet at all. You could just about get a gaming laptop for that kind of money.

I just don't feel the love here.
Gaming Laptop is a bit of an oxymoron, but I know what you mean.

89.10.2012 15:14

Originally posted by bigwil450:


Gaming Laptop is a bit of an oxymoron, but I know what you mean.
Thank some deity someone understands...

99.10.2012 17:46

After all the updates, Win 8 is going to eat up 1/3 of that 65 gigs of storage. So now you're talking about a $800 computer with 40 gigs of usable storage.


JB

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