Monday, 3 June 2013

Acer announces world's first 8 inch Windows tablet

Beating Microsoft in its own game, Acer announced world's first 8 inch Windows tablet.

Sometime back there was a lot of buzz about Microsoft working on a smaller 8 inch Windows tab. But now Acer has announced world's first 8 inch Windows 8 operating system based tablet, beating Microsoft in its own game.

The tablet, called the Acer Iconic W3, has Intel's dual-core 1.8 GHz Atom Z2760 processor. It will be provided in 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage variants. Along with that users will also have the option to increase the memory with additional 32 GB with the help of memory cards.

The Acer Iconia W3 is powered with Windows 8 Home operating system and will come with Microsoft office bundled for the buyers. The display of the device is an 8 inch TFT LCD display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. The tablet is claimed to have been offering a backup time of 8 hours.

In terms of accessories the Iconia W3 will come with an option al Bluetooth keyboard cum cradle solution form Acer. This keyboard will double up as the carry solution for the users and provide greater functionality as well.

The 32 GB variant of Iconia W3 is likely to be priced approximately at Rs 22,000 but Acer has not revealed when it is likely to launch the tablet in India.

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