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Acer opens up the Windows. Feel the fresh air, feel the Acer W500 ($599.99)

Written by Todd Schneider. Posted in Android, News, Windows

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Published on May 06, 2011 with 3 Comments

Can you here the ‘A-team’ theme song yet? A-team…huh? No prob, google it! Acer is everywhere you look these days. First the Acer A500 tab (wifi only, 16GB and 32GB) then the 3G Version the Acer A501, both running Android, and just like that Acer opens up the Windows. Feel the fresh air, feel the Acer W500, Acer has aimed a full-fledged attack on us, the consumer. As a standalone tab, the W500 is powered by AMD’s 1GHz dual-core C-50 processor, here’s a quick look:

Now here’s a hands on look:



Total touch control

Using the ICONIA Tab W Series puts you at the forefront of modern mobility where your digital life is just a touch away. Launch the Acer Ring to use the touch applications and built-in utilities for out-of-this-world experiences. You’ll find the user interface a delight, and the handy Device Control console lets you easily modify device settings and access peripheral ports and devices from graphical menus.


Cloud consumption everywhere

Enhance how you surf the web by using onscreen gestures to zoom, flip and scroll with TouchBrowser, and collect web clippings with MyJournal. Acer™ lets you organize, share and enjoy your favorite media across different devices within your home network. You’ll appreciate full web browsing with Adobe® Flash® Player, and relax to the max with preloaded Internet games.


Amazing HD Internet and connectivity

HD videos come alive on the 10.1″ WXGA screen, which supports image auto rotation. An HDMI® port connects to projectors and HDTVs for big-screen enjoyment of HD media. A dual-core AMD processor with integrated graphics delivers smooth multitasking and Internet video, while Dolby® Advanced Audio® v2 audio enhancement makes nice sound. A Bluetooth® 3.0 port transfers data ultra fast, and wireless connectivity, plus optional 3G, keep you in touch always.


Product Description

Processor AMD C-Series processor C-50 (1 MB L2 cache, 1 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 9 W)
Chipset A50M Fusion Controller Hub
Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Screen Type HD CrystalBrite LED-backlit TFT LCD with integrated multi-touch screen
Resolution 1280 x 800
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Screen Size (Diagonal) 10.1″ (25.7 cm)
Memory 2GB DDR3 onboard
Storage 32 GB SSD, with mini-SATA (mSATA) interface connector
Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6250 Graphics with 256 MB of dedicated system memory
WebCam Dual Acer Crystal Eye webcams with 1280 x 1024 resolution
Docking Connector Bottom US Keyboard Dock
Battery Lithium-ion battery
Battery Cells 3
Battery Life Up to 6 hrs (depending on configuration and usage)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 10.8 x 0.6 x 7.6″ (27.4 x 1.5 x 19.3 cm)
Weight 2.14 lb (0.97 kg)

  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #337 in Computer & Accessories
  • Date first available Buy at March 10, 2011
  • Price: $599.99-In Stock

Source: Acer

  • kris

    ha, ha, funny, google it. windows 7 touchscreen has problems doesnt it?

    • Todd Schneider

      I’d disagree with that but I’ve heard others say the same. the docking and undocking of the keyboard can be tricky, it’s windows 7, which u might be familiar with already

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