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Acer sets the Iconia W510 price at $500, nips the expensive Windows 8 tablet rumors in the bud

0. phoneArena 09 Oct 2012, 08:50 posted on

What's best - at this price it can run Windows 8 with backwards compatibility for all programs ever written for Windows. Not too shabby, and Acer claims you can get 9 hours of usage out of its battery - Intel's new Atom processors are a big improvement over their predecessors in that regard, it seems...

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posted on 09 Oct 2012, 09:03 2

1. Cyan3boN (Posts: 425; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


The more the merrier

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 09:22 1

2. lyndon420 (Posts: 1687; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Might be a good buy.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 09:48 1

3. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


now thats really cool. cant wait to see how MS prices surface:)

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 09:52 1

4. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1044; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)


Atom is still slow. Make it i3 or might as well just get RT.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 10:10 1

5. TylerGrunter (Posts: 864; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


Doesn't look too bad, the double cored "Clover Trail" should perform around the Tegra in CPU and the GPU is and equivalent of the iPad2. But I'll wait for the reviews before making a decission.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 10:13 2

6. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 801; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


Wow, from where I'm from Sony's offering cost 3x than this one. I might buy one of these come holiday season. . .

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 10:45

7. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)


not happy.......less storage and poor screens

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 11:12 6

9. Seymur (unregistered)


IPad is no more best tablet, but people will be buying iPad mini as a secondary tablet, I mean toy.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 12:13 1

10. vvelez5 (Posts: 623; Member since: 29 Jan 2011)


Impressive. This is a great price point, and I can still run my emulators. Can't wait to see the Surface pricing.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 19:08

11. darkvadervip (Posts: 289; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


Let the competition begin. Just waiting on at&t prices on the LTE pro windows tablet.

posted on 09 Oct 2012, 20:16

12. Edmund (Posts: 654; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


So much for the scaremongering from brainless google fanboys.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 19:15

13. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


my question is... is acer a good computer comp

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