Acer Iconia W8 has been announced in IFA 2014, along with Iconia One 8 and Iconia Tab 10. The device will be launched in EMEA countries (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in October for about EURO 149 (approximately Rs. 11,800) and in Pan America for $149.99 (approximately Rs. 9,000) in November.
The Acer Iconia W8 runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS and features an 8-inch (1280×800 pixel) IPS display. The tablet is powered by an Intel Atom Z3735G quad-core processor (clocked at 1.33GHz to 1.83GHz) and coupled with 1GB of RAM.
The Iconia W8 offers 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card. The company is also offering one year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook. The tablet device is 9.75mm thick and weighs around 370 grams. The tablet also comes with an optional full-size Acer Crunch Keyboard.
Key specifications of Acer Iconia W8 :
- Windows Phone 8.1 OS
- 8-inch IPS touchscreen display
- 1280×800 pixel resolution
- Intel Atom Z3735G quad-core processor (clocked at 1.33GHz to 1.83GHz)
- 1GB RAM
- 32GB ROM, expandable
- Microsoft Office 365 Personal
- 9.75mm thick
- weighs 370 grams
- optional full-size Acer Crunch Keyboard