Acer unveils two Windows 8 tablets
Dubai, July 9, 2012
Acer, a leading PC manufacturer, unveiled two of its newest Windows 8 tablets at the recently concluded Computex Taipeim, a leading ICT procurement platform in Taiwan.
The Iconia W510 offers three different modes of touchscreen operation, while the Iconia W700 is a tablet with the added versatility of a cradle.
The most unique part of the W510 tablet is the tri-mode, allowing users to touch, type and view. Aside from the conventional tablet mode, it can be used in productivity mode. A detachable keyboard dock can be connected to the tablet for optimal typing as well as extending the battery life up to 18 hours.
Rotating the tablet 295 degrees allows it to be used in presentation mode, which is excellent for watching a video, browsing a webpage or viewing a PowerPoint presentation, a statement said.
In addition, the W510 has Always On, Always Connect technology, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen, providing a wider viewing angle with more vibrant, consistent and accurate colors. It is an everyday tablet with convertible functions, designed for modern day explorers whose primary needs are freedom of usage for slate, keyboard and hands-free touch.
Acer's W700 comes with a multipurpose cradle that allows for several viewing options. When using it in landscape, it can be tilted up to 70 degrees for better viewing, or 20 degrees for convenient touch. Furthermore, it can be used vertically like a portrait for easy browsing and reading. The W700 also has three USB 3.0 ports for expansion.
The W700 is also equipped with an 11.6-inch Full HD touchscreen as well as Dolby Home Theater for multimedia. – TradeArabia News Service