Acer's ICONIA W510 and ICONIA W700 tablets for Windows 8


Acer has announced couple of Tablets ICONIA W510 and ICONIA W700 that support Windows 8 Operating System. Read this article to know the latest news, features, specifications of Acer Iconia W510 and ICONIA W700 tablets.

Microsoft is going to release its latest OS Windows 8 in another few days but this doesn't seem to keep any manufactures away from releasing new tablets that support Windows 8 operating system.

In recent days Acer has released two such tablets namely ICONIA W510 and ICONIA W700. Just like the current version of ICONIA W500 Acer includes the letter "W" even in the upcoming versions which implies that these tablets are Windows tablets. Let us see some of the features and specifications that are supported by ICONIA W510 and ICONIA W700.



Features of Acer's ICONIA W510:


ICONIA W510 is a 10.1 inch IPS display model with 1280 by 800 pixel resolution and uses an Intel x86 SoC processor and even by looking at the model number we can judge that it's a successor for the current ICONIA W500 model.

Acer Iconia W510

ICONIA W510 comes with a packaged keyboard which allows 295 degrees rotation of the tablet. It also comes with a USB 2.0 port, micro HDMI port, micro USB, micro SD, SIM. It also got speakers on either side of the tablet with Dolby Home Theatre. It also has a 8 megapixel camera. The power switch is present on the right side of the tablet and also a volume up/down control.

One of the most significant features is that ICONIA W510 comes with unique tri mode that supports touch, type and view. It also comes with detachable clamshell keyboard dock similar to the one that is currently present in ICONIA W500 model. The extended battery may give battery backup of nearly 18 hrs.

Acer didn't announce anything about the price but they are expecting it to be in the range of $400 to $800.

Features of Acer's ICONIA W700:


ICONIA W700 is an 11.6 inch full HD 1920 by 1080 pixel resolution. The battery life is most likely to be 8 hours and it includes 3 USB 3.0 ports, one micro HDMI, fully fledged thunderbolt port power button, headphone jack and volume up/down control.

Acer Iconia W700

Similar to ICONIA W510, even the ICONIA W700 has a multipurpose dock, wherein you can tilt the display up to 70 degrees, or even 20 degrees for more convenient touch. It can also be positioned vertically, which is useful for reading pages of documents or even for browsing purpose.

ICONIA W700 comes with 5 Megapixel camera on the back which also has its own inbuilt microphone in it, it also has a screen lock switch and the tablet is mostly made up of aluminum.

Acer didn't announce anything about the price of ICONIA W700 but people are expecting it to be in the range of $800 to $1000.

Conclusion:


Both ICONIA W510 and ICONIA W700 are undisputedly spec tablets supporting Windows 8 operating systems and are far better than many Android tablets that came up of late 2012. So if you're planning to a bur a tablet which supports Windows 8 OS then you can go ahead with ICONIA W510 or ICONIA W700 as per your requirements. Now the question that arises is can ICONIA W 510 or ICONIA W700 compete with iPad? Let's wait and see what's going to happen.

Acer has also announced Ultrabook's that support Windows 8 OS you can have a look about those Ultrabook's in Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook for Windows 8




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