Order the Acer Iconia W3 Windows 8 Tablet
Acer officially announced at Computex 2013 a new 8″ Windows 8 Tablet, the Acer Iconia W3. This will be one of the first “small” Windows Tablets to be released. This new 8-inch tablet will go on sale this month (June 2013) and will retail starting at $379.
The Acer Iconia W3 will ship with an Intel dual-core 1.8GHz Atom Z2760 processor, 2GB of ram, 32GB or 64GB of storage, and an 8-inch, 1,280×800 display. Acer says that the Iconia W3 will get 8 hours of battery life. Want to use Microsoft Office on this tablet? It will be included for free! Check out the complete specs below, as well as the hands-on video for details about the tablet.
Acer Iconia W3 Specs
Here’s what we know so far about the Acer Iconia W3 Specs:
- Operating System: Windows 8 (Not Windows RT! Not Windows 8.1… 🙁 )
- Processor: Intel dual-core 1.8GHz Atom Z2760 processor
- Memory: 2GB of Ram
- Hard Drive/Storage: 32GB or 64GB of SSD
- Display: 8-inch, 1280 x 800 display
- Connectivity: 802.11 bgn WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Cameras: 2MP Front Facing, 2MP Rear Facing
- Ports: micro-SD, micro-HDMI, micro-USB
- Battery: 8 Hours of Battery Life
- Accessories: Optional Keyboard Dock
Acer Iconia W3 Release Date
The Acer Iconia W3 release date is expected to be sometime in June 2013. As soon as it goes on sale, we’ll let you know!
Acer Iconia W3 Price
We find that the Acer Iconia W3 price to be very compelling. The 32GB version will be $379. That’s only a small premium over the iPad mini. Considering that the Iconia W3 runs a full fledged, desktop operation system, this gives it a huge advantage over its slightly cheaper rival. If you want the 64GB version, it will set you back $430.
I will be pre-ording the Acer Iconia W3 and will post initial impressions and a full review.