Take a look at our Returning an item help page for more details. You can safely push the screen all the way back so that the keyboard is tucked behind the screen, with the keys face-down against your desk — not that there’s much advantage to using the tablet that way instead of in regular clamshell mode. While watching an HD trailer for “Star Trek into Darkness,” the blue of Chris Pine’s eyes and the red leaves and lava of alien planets popped on the display. Good reasons indeed — in fact, this is probably an all-around better system. We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. With that squared away, then, you’re free to choose based on differences in the actual user experience — you know, things like battery life or how comfortable the keyboard is. Get an immediate offer.
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Subject to credit approval. You can safely push the screen all the way back so that the keyboard is tucked behind the screen, with the keys face-down against your desk — not that there’s much advantage to using the tablet that way instead of in regular clamshell mode.
As you’ve probably gathered by now, the W falls into that first category: In reply to Juan Pablo G. If you do decide to give it a shot, go with the WiFi-only version: Basic stuff, don’tcha think? But here’s the catch: Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Economy Delivery Economy Int’l Postage. If anything, we ran into more problems when our thumbs kept reaching past the space bar and hit the trackpad instead.
Acer Iconia W review: as Acer enters the Windows 8 era, it returns to its netbook roots
Cons Cramped, ugly keyboard dock. Yashwanth Kotakuri Replied on June 22, From around the web.
Booting into the start screen takes 13 seconds, compared with 15 for the x2. But behind low-voltage Ivy Bridge lurks an even lower-voltage alternative: Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International postage and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. The W is a relatively inexpensive hybrid offering best-in-class battery life.
While watching an HD trailer for “Star Trek into Darkness,” the blue of Chris Pine’s eyes and the red leaves and lava of alien planets popped on the display. The keyboard is still distinctly netbook-esque, with not-quite-full-sized keys that you tolerate rather than love—even after you break it in, you’ll probably find yourself making more mistakes than you normally do when typing.
Still, the W booted into Windows 8 in a relatively fast 20 seconds, about 10 seconds faster than the Surface RT and VivoTab, and half that of the category average.
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In fact, we already knew that to be true: The only area where the two diverged in a significant way was in the general performance benchmark PCMark 7: The back right side of the tablet does acet pretty warm even during light use, but its size and silence are much more reminiscent of an iPad, Android tablet, or Windows RT tablet than touchpa Ultrabook-in-a-tablet’s-body that is the W Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations which give touchoad the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.
The W’s 8-megapixel rear shooter performs capably in daylight and with macro shots, though we routinely had to hold the tablet still for a couple seconds after tapping the shutter in the Windows 8 camera app.
Stay far, far, far away. Ultimately, though, the W does a disservice to Acer: Let’s start with the look and feel: The island- style keys are fairly large and provided a good amount of travel.
We’re still not wild about it, but if you are going to get a low-powered Windows 8 hybrid, we’d sooner steer you toward this than some others on the market. But is it touchppad good?
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This runtime also bests the W 6: Bloatware is starting to creep onto Windows 8 systems, but the apps on the W are more useful than not. We may email you after your order to confirm your original LCD part number.
Additionally, Acer is offering some optional accessories alongside the W