Acer has launched second Windows powered Iconia W4 tablet which is the improved version of its predecessor Iconia W3 tablet. The Iconia W3 was launched in June-2013 at Computex held at Taipie, Taiwan.
The new Iconia W4 is light in weight and faster than Iconia W3. The new tablet Iconia W4 is also priced cheaper comparative to earlier tablet. This time you can get the 64GB variant of Iconia W4 in the price of 32 GB variant of Iconia W3. The company is offering a keyboard worth $80 bundled with the Iconia W4 tablet and a leather cover of worth $40 which also serve as tablet stand when it folds outs.
Those customer who have purchased the earlier Iconia W3 tablet, they had to pay $80 extra for this keyboard.
The Acer Iconia W4 tablet runs on latest version of Windows 8.1 which comes with “Start button” and has new additional features like enhanced searching and sharing features, improved touch optimization and new Internet Explorer 11. The best part of the tablet is its powerful battery for longer entertainment of approx 9 Hrs.
Let us check and compare Iconia W4 with Iconia W3
|Tablet Model||Iconia W4||Iconia W3|
|Screen size||8.1 inches IPS LCD||8.1 inches LCD|
|Resolution||1280 x 800 pixels with density 186 ppi||1280 x 800 pixels with density 186 ppi|
|Operating System||Windows (8.1)||Windows (8 Pro)|
|Processor||Dual core, 1.8 GHz||Dual core, 1.8 GHz, Saltwell|
|System chip||Intel Atom Bay Trail||Intel Atom Z2760|
|Graphics processor||Yes||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3650|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB|
|Internal Memory||32 GB/ 64 GB||32 GB/ 64 GB|
|Rear Camera||5 MP||2 MP|
|Camcorder||1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)||NA|
|Front-facing camera||2 MP||2 MP|
|Battery||6800 mAh for 8 Hrs||6800 mAh for 9.2 Hrs|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 4, Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n, USB 2.0||Bluetooth 4, Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n, USB 2.0|
|Connector||microUSB, micro HDMI||microUSB, micro HDMI|
|Weight||412 g||500 g|
|price||$329.99 for 32 GB and $379.99 for 64GB||$379.99 for 32 GB and $429.99 for 64GB|
Iconia W4 also has good rear camera of 5MP in comparison to its earlier version Iconia W3 which has 2MP camera only.
The Iconia W4 tablet is preloaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 for creating and editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.
The tablet will be available in US market in this month