Acer Iconia W3 – First 8.1inch Windows Tablet

Acer Iconia W3 is launched as first windows laptop with 8.1inch screen size. Acer Iconia W3 price is $379 for the 64GB variant. Official Link

Acer Iconia W3

Acer Iconia W3


Acer Iconia W3 is being powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core processor. It has got a processing speed of with a 1.8GHz . Iconia W3 comes with a resolution of 1280×800 pixel with LED-backlit display. It has got a 2MP front and a 2 rear camera.

Acer Iconia coms with several connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, MicroUSB and even MicroHDMI. However Iconia W3 is lacking USB 3.0. It also lacks the Thunderbolt ports which used to be a part of previous Acer tablets.

The Iconia W3 is available in two models viz. 32GB model priced at 329 Euros for 32GB and 64GB model priced at 379 Euros. It is even expected that Acer Iconia comes with a SD card slot which will allow expansion up to 32GB. Acer Iconia W3 tablet will be available with pre-installed copy of Microsoft Office Home/Student 2013.

An optional keyboard is also available in case if you want somewhat of a lappy experience with your Iconia. It is available for at a price tag of 90$. It can be connected via bluetooth and runs of AAA cells. The keyboard dock does not supports tablet charging and is more of a hollow space for fitting the tablet inside. Design and feature wise the keyboard represents the keyboard of Acer’s ultrabook series.

The device weighs 540grams and is 11.35mm thick. Acer marked an eight hours of battery backup for the tablet.

Acer Iconia W3 specifications

  • 8.1inch screen size with 1280X800pixels resolution
  •  backlit LED display
  • 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core processor
  • 32GB and 64GB internal storage
  • expandable by up to 32GB
  • 2MP rear & front camera
  • 8HRS of battery backup
  • Windows 8 OS
  • Wi-Fi, microHDMI, microUSB

UPDATE : Acer Iconia W3 finally made its Indian Debut after few weeks of launch at Computex. Acer Iconia W3 price is marked at 30,499INR for the 32GB model. Though yoy can grab this tablet at 27,999INR. This is a limited time offer by Sony.

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