Acer launches Iconia W4 tablet with Windows 8.1 for US market


Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Acer has launched its 8-inch Iconia W4 tablet, which features the updated Windows 8.1 operating system. Additional features include a sharper display, increased clarity, as well as much faster performance.


The new Iconia W4 is a compact and spacious tablet which runs on the fourth-generation Intel Atom processor. The company claims that the tablet has eight hours of battery life which can be used for video playback and up to ten hours which can be used for browsing the Web. Acer in a press release said, “The Iconia W4 brings productivity and media consumption on-the-go to the next level”.

The company went on to say that their latest device targets active and professional people who are in need of a tablet that is easy to carry around and can be used for multitasking purposes. The device is expected to begin shipping in the US market in October 2013 and will retail at $329.99 for 32 GB and $379.99 for the 64 GB version.

Other features of the device include a micro-HDMI and micro-USB ports and also additional storage space of 32 GB. The Iconia W4 also features a 2-megapixel front camera and a 5-megapixel rear camera and users can take photos and videos in up to 1080p. The device will come preloaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 Edition.

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