Microsoft Windows 8 is yet to be launched but manufacturers are racing head-to-head in using the platform for their respective new gadgets and PC releases. After AT&T with their Nokia phone, HP with their laptop, and Dell with their desktop PC’s, Acer has cornered the tablets with their very own Windows 8 offering via the sleek and slim Acer Iconia W700. The cool new tablet is set to be unveiled toe-to-toe with Microsoft’s latest platform on October 26, 2012.
Acer Iconia W700 will come in 3 versions, all of them powered by the highly efficient Intel Core processors. The tablets are guaranteed to be fully functional for the always-on-the-go professionals. Each will come with a dock and a keyboard, as they completely assure users of true PC performance on a tablet.
The Three versions to be unveiled are the Acer Iconia W700-6691, Acer Iconia W700-6465, and Acer Iconia W700-6607. The tablet’s price will range from $749 to almost a thousand. The three devices will be packed with the same powerful specifications, only differing in their solid-state drive capacity. Both the Acer Iconia W700-6691 and the Acer Iconia W700-6607 will be equipped with a 64GB SSD while the Acer Iconia W700-6465 is set to come with a bigger 128GB SSD.
The full specifications:
Processor: Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7GHz with Turbo Boost of up to 2.6 GHz
Display: 11.6” 10-point multi-touch screen TFT LCD, 1920 x 1080 resolution, LED back light
Memory: 4GB DDR3
Graphics: 128 MB Intel HD Graphics 4000
Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
Camera: Rear -5MP 1080p
Front – 1280 x 1024, 720p
Ports: 1 USB 3.0
1 Micro HDMI
1 3.5mm headphone / microphone jack
Battery Life: Up to 9 hours
Dimensions: 17 x 3.28 x 9.25 inches
Weight: 2.09 lbs