Acer announces Iconia Tab 8 W tablet
If you are a fan of the Taiwanese brand Acer then you should know that the company will release a new tablet, known as Iconia Tab 8 W in November of this year. The device will belong to the budget market segment, but this is not always a bad thing, because this means more people will be able to get this tablet.
The most important thing when it comes to any tablet is the hardware inside so here it is – the Iconia Tab 8 W will have an 8-inch IPS display that works at 1280 x 800 pixels. The display will be covered with a film that prevents the appearance of fingerprints. Apart from that the tablet weighs 370 grams and is 9.75 cm thick.
The Iconia Tab 8 W is based on the Intel Bay Trail platform and has a 64-bit quad core Atom Z3745 processor that runs at 1.33 GHz (1.83 GHz Turbo) and Intel HD Graphics. The tablet also has 1 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 32 GB), one rear 5 MP camera and one front VGA camera, Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11n, micro USB 2.0 and micro HDMI ports. There are numerous sensors too such as an accelerometer, a compass, a light sensor and a battery that can power the tablet for up to 8 hours.
The Acer Iconia Tab 8 W runs Windows 8.1 and includes Microsoft Office 365 Personal including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. The device can be had for USD 149.99. In addition to that there’s an ASUS keyboard that can be connected to the tablet if you feel more comfortable using it.