Acer to offer 8.1 inch Windows 8 tablet? Amazon 86s the listing
Speaking of Amazon, a tablet that was not introduced at the NYC event, the Acer W3-810, was displayed on Amazon. This tablet features an 8.1 inch 1280 x 800 resolution display with a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom processor under the hood. Inside the slate is 2GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. Both front and back cameras weigh in at 2MP and the tablet includes a microUSB 2.0 port and a micro HDMI port. Weighing in at 1.1 pounds, the battery provides 8 hours of use.
The tablet will apparently be priced at $379.99 (vs. $329 for the iPad mini), but its launch might not be imminent as the tablet has been removed from Amazon. We do know that the next update to Windows will allow it to support smaller displays and lower resolution screens, so hopefully the launch of the Acer W3-810 won't be too far away. Just the other day,we told you that the Microsoft Surface could be available with a 7.5 inch screen for $399 or less, but that model is not due until Q1 of 2014.
source: Amazon, via TheVerge, WPCentral
The Acer W3-810
4. sharks (Posts: 164; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)
It looks good but i have to say i miss the front speakers, like on the Nexus 10.
6. Alan01 (Posts: 180; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)
Actually, we didn't say it...we wrote it!
8. AnTuTu (Posts: 686; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)
Nice one Alan01 :) and I also just wrote it :p
11. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)
:P I thought you'd fall for it.
We will meet again.
7. -box- (Posts: 3749; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I hope there isn't a need for lower resolutions. The current lineup of Ultrabooks is barely passable screen-wise IMHO.
9. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
Beautiful Device Acer, not bad. They are definitely improving a lot.