Acer Expands Tablet Range

Acer today announced two new tablets, the Iconia Tab 8 W and the Iconia Tab 10.

The Acer Iconia Tab 8 W is an 8-inch tablet running on the newest Windows 8.1. The Iconia Tab 8 W comes with a one-year complementary Microsoft Office 365 Personal, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. Features include:

  • Slim profile (9.75 millimeters/.38 inches) and light weight (370 grams/.8 pounds)
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life.
  • 1280x800 HD display with IPS technology
  • Intel® AtomTM Z3735G quad-core processor
  • Micro USB port that supports charging on the go
  • dual stereo speakers and dual cameras
  • full-size keyboard ; optional lightweight Acer Crunch Keyboard

The Iconia Tab 10 offers two built-in speakers and while Dolby® Digital Plus surround-sound. Features include:

  • 10.1-inch FHD
  • anti-fingerprint coating technology
  • Zero Air Gap and IPS technology
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • micro HDMI port and Wireless Display capability
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) and MediaTek quad- core processor

In Pan America, the Iconia Tab 8 W will be available in November at a starting price of US$149.99; the Iconia Tab 10 will be available in September at a starting price of US$199.