Acer Iconia Tab W500 Tablet 2011

Acer Icon Tab W500, with A100/A101 Tab icon and A500/A501 , is the offer of the producer in respect of the tablet systems with System-on-Chip Nvidia Tegra 2. This model offers a comfortable keyboard and a trackpoint, which allow a more intuitive interaction with the device and allow you to quickly compose messages and emails. First impressions seem to militate in favor of these two components significantly reactive.

One of the most interesting image of Acer Tab W500 is AMD C-50 Dual Core 1 GHz with a TDP of 9W. In reality it is a true APU (Accelerated Processing Unit). This solution is likely to ask for a better ventilation system than the other party and ARM could adjust consumption slightly higher. When installed on the dock that serves as a keyboard, USB port and pointing system, the total weight of the tablet begins to be noticed.

This should not be underestimated mobile perspective. Be noted that a USB port is also integrated into the device itself. Unlike the A100 and A500 models Icon Tab, featuring the Google Android operating system, this tablet is equipped with a copy of Windows 7. In terms of connectivity, as well as Bluetooth 3.0, Icon W500 features WiFi connectivity and a module with support for 3G networks. We could not miss a slot for microSD memory cards HDMI output for the transfer of video streams to televisions in high definition.

Some field tests appear to give the processor to AMD’s lower overall performance than Intel’s Atom solution although top-level graphics. Let us recall that icon W500 has a Radeon HD 6250 GPU that can guarantee performance of important applications and games with demanding in terms of graphics. Acer Icon Tab W500 is expected in Italy by the end of March at a price of 599 € (around Rs. 37,071/-) for the model with built-in keyboard and € 499 (around Rs. 30,882/-) for one without the keyboard.

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