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Acer Iconia W3 is the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 03 Jun 2013 10:37 User comments (2)

Acer Iconia W3 is the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

Acer has unveiled the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, the Iconia W3.
Introduced today at Computex, the device has a 1,280 x 800 display, is powered by a dual-core 1.8GHz Atom Z2760 processor, has 32GB internal storage (likely only half of which will be usable due to Windows 8 installation files), weighs 1.1 pounds and is about 0.48-inches thick.

Acer is including a full version of Office 2013 free, and an optional full-sized keyboard will retail for $79-$89 (unclear as of yet), making the device very good for productivity and portability.

Additionally, there are dual camera, Bluetooth 4.0, a microUSB port, microHDMI, and a microSD slot.

The device will sell for $379, and is available for pre-order tomorrow at a number of retailers including Amazon. The device is set for release the last week of June.

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2 user comments

13.6.2013 22:58

Holy crap.

Witness the destruction of the Surface RT's hopes and dreams ^^' ...

Edit --> Said "Surface Pro" at 1st; durhurr.

If OEMs can get the "Pro" version of these tablets up and running at a better price point, suddenly the idea doesn't seem so silly.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 04 Jun 2013 @ 10:15

24.6.2013 00:22

looks very promising. all we need to know is that how it performs with pro job in the office and medium entertainment.

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