Take an Early Look at the Acer Iconia W3 8.1-inch Windows Tablet

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Amazon has accidentally revealed all the details of what is likely to be the first Windows 8 tablet with a mid-size display, the Acer Iconia W3.

Acer Iconia W3This device briefly showed up on the retailers website. It was soon removed, but the cat was already out of the bag.

The Iconia W3 will run the full version of Windows 8 on an Intel dual-core processor… the speed of this chip has not yet been revealed, though. There will be 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage.

Its 8.1-inch screen is going to have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Microsoft recently reduced the minimal screen resolution for Windows 8 tablets to allow devices just like this one to be produced.

This model will have Wi-Fi b/g/n, a single USB port, and an 8-hour battery life. Overall, it will be 1.1lbs and measure in at 8.6 x 5.3 x 0.5 inches.

The W3 is apparently going to cost just $380, significantly cheaper than most rival Windows tablets.

Exactly when it’s going to be released is not yet known.



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