Acer Russia confirms June 4th introduction of the Acer Iconia W3 8.1 inch Windows 8 tablet
Thanks to the size of the screen, the slate is expected to be relatively more affordable than other Windows 8 tablets, and should compete with the 7.9 inch Apple iPad mini and low priced 7 inch Android tablets led by the Amazon Kindle Fire. The Acer Iconia W3, as the tablet is expected to be named, offers an 8.1 inch display with resolution of 1280 x 800. Under the hood is a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. A microSDslot will allow for the expansion of storage. Both front and back cameras weigh in at 2MP and the battery provides for 8 hours of use.
Acer will be offering some accessories including a physical QWERTY keyboard that can dock to the slab, and a case that can double as a stand. The price of the tablet is expected to remain at the $379.99 seen on the pulled Amazon listing.
Acer Iconia W3 Fullscreen
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Acer Iconia W3
source: Hi-Tech@mail.ru (translated), MiniMachines.net
2. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)
Looks like an oversized One X, and i actually like it. Just that im not sure if i should get this or wait and see what HTC and Nokia will offer in tablets, wait until this year end (and Intel has new chips coming as well).
I dont see a point in spending a lot for a tablet, something under $400, and if it does whatever i want it to do efficiently, it is good enough.
4. abate (Posts: 43; Member since: 19 Dec 2012)
Did you read the article?
"Under the hood is a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor"