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Acer to bring a better display to the Acer Iconia W3

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Acer to bring a better display to the Acer Iconia W3
The Acer Iconia W3 will always be known as the first 8.1 inch Windows 8 Pro tablet. But one thing that it definitely doesn't want to be known for is the numerous complaints about the display on the device. The screen has a resolution of 1280 x 800 which works out to a pixel density of 186ppi. Now, there is some speculation that Acer plans on addressing the complaints about the display by producing an updated version of the tablet.

The published report on Tuesday claims that the next version of the Acer Iconia W3 will have an improved screen and will also be thinner and lighter, as well. It will replace the TN-LCD glass currently on the tablet with an IPS display. The updated slate should be on the market by September, although it isn't clear whether Acer will affix the same name to the revised tablet. There is also a possibility that the current price of 329 EUR ($433 USD) for the device will be changed.

The Acer Iconia W3

The Acer Iconia W3


source: Tweakers.net (translated), MicrosoftNews via WMPoweruser

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posted on 16 Jul 2013, 18:00 1

1. Birds (Posts: 950; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


I hope so. Many reviews like this form factor. Many complained about dat screeeeeeen tho....

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 18:20

2. techman001 (Posts: 4; Member since: 14 Feb 2013)


They are already discounted to 299 this week at office depot in the u.s. Staples is matching the price for 299 for the 32GB version and 349 for the 64GB version

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 20:54

3. Mrmark (Posts: 107; Member since: 26 Jan 2013)


Really nice to know

posted on 17 Jul 2013, 15:19

4. 7thspaceman (Posts: 991; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


This real good news because some reviewers said that if had a better touch screen it would be a very good tablet indeed reviewers stoned the device because it's touch screen was below
the quality of cheaper 200 dollar Android tablets. Acer even made better tablets than the W3
it's nice to cut costs but a company can Overdue it too.

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