June 7, 2012

Acer announced at Computex 2012 the Acer Iconia W700 (11.6") & the Acer Iconia W510 (10.1") Windows 8 tablets

Acer has announced two normal tablets at Computex 2012, these are the Acer Iconia W700 and the Iconia W510. The W700 is Acer's largest tablet so far with a display that measures 11.6". Both tablets run on Windows 8. Continuing with the W700, it packs a full HD display (1920x1080) display, HDMI ports, a dock that turns the tablet into a "desktop replacement", USB 3.0, and all the necessary wireless connectivity you expect from a tablet.

The Iconia W510 on the other hand sports a 10.1" IPS display and has a dock too that can double as a battery extender and adds a QWERTY keyboard to the tablet. For ports and slots it has a SIM card slot, microSD card slot, and a micro-USB port.

Press Release:

Acer Presents Windows 8® Tablets

Featuring multipurpose viewing on Full HD touchscreens

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (June 4, 2012) – Acer presents two of its newest Windows® 8 tablets at Computex Taipei. The ICONIA W510 evolves the computing experience with three different modes of touchscreen operation, while the ICONIA W700 is the best-performing Windows 8 tablet with the added versatility of a cradle. Both designed to set new standards in ergonomics and user-friendliness.

The most unique part of the W510 tablet is the tri-mode, allowing users to touch, type and view. Aside from the conventional tablet mode, it can be used in productivity mode. A detachable keyboard dock can be connected to the tablet for optimal typing as well as extending the battery life up to 18 hours. Rotating the tablet 295 degrees allows it to be used in presentation mode, which is excellent for watching a video, browsing a webpage or viewing a PowerPoint presentation.

In addition, the W510 has Always On, Always Connect technology, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen, providing a wider viewing angle with more vibrant, consistent and accurate colors. It is an everyday tablet with convertible functions, smartly designed for modern day explorers whose primary needs are freedom of usage for slate, keyboard and hands-free touch.

Acer's W700 comes with a multipurpose cradle that allows for several viewing options. When using it in landscape, it can be tilted up to 70 degrees for better viewing, or 20 degrees for convenient touch. Furthermore, it can be used vertically like a portrait for easy browsing and reading. The W700 also has three USB 3.0 ports for expansion.

The W700 is equipped with an 11.6-inch Full HD touchscreen as well as Dolby® Home Theater® for multimedia pleasure; it is set to become the optimum-performance Windows 8 tablet for modern day explorers on-the-go, at home or in the office.


Source: Endgadget


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