Acer Iconia W3 vs Toshiba Encore 2 8-inch Size compare
Market Status: Released
Market Status: Announced
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|OS||Windows (8 Pro)||Windows (8.1)|
|Dimensions||8.58 x 5.31 x 0.39 inches (218 x 135 x 10 mm)||8.29 x 5.20 x 0.37 inches (210.62 x 132 x 9.48 mm)|
|Weight||17.6 oz (499 g)|
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
|13.58 oz (385 g)|
the average is 15.3 oz (437 g)
|Physical size||8.1 inches||8.0 inches|
|Resolution||1280 x 800 pixels||800 x 1280 pixels|
Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.
|186 ppi||189 ppi|
Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.
|Screen-to-body ratio||64.72 %||66.73 %|
|Camera||2 megapixels||5 megapixels|
|Camcorder||1920x1080 (1080p HD) (24 fps)|
|Front-facing camera||2 megapixels||1.2 megapixels|
System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.
|Intel Atom||Intel Atom|
Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.
|Dual-core, 1800 MHz, Z2760||Quad-core|
|Graphics processor||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3650||Yes|
System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.
|2 GB RAM||1 GB RAM|
|Built-in storage||64 GB||32 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC||microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB|
|Type||User replaceable, Li - Polymer||User replaceable|
|Video playback||8.00 hours||8.00 hours|
|Filter by||Album, Artist, Playlists|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Dolby Digital Plus|
|Speakers||Stereo speakers||Stereo speakers|
|Other features||Voice commands, Voice recording|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b, g, n||802.11 n|
|USB||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Features||Mass storage device||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|HDMI||Micro HDMI (Type D)|
Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.
|Other||Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Officially announced||27 May 2014|
Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America
|Warranty period||12 Months|
|MSRP price||$ 430||$ 200|