Now the Iconia W4 has been launched for the Indian consumers. The 8-inch tablet running the Windows 8.1 OS comes in two variants: 32GB and 64GB. The 32GB variant goes on sale at a price point of Rs.24,999, while the higher capacity version is priced Rs. 26,999.
Acer's Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch tablet, was touted to be a revolutionary product. But the device turned out be a disappointment and was severely criticized for underwhelming hardware. Its successor - the Iconia W4 is now being made available in India starting today.
In an event held in Bangalore, Acer Iconia W4 unveiled for the Indian market.
"Modern consumers want an all-pervasive computing experience, one that is high on speed and performance as well, taking care of their mobile demands. Addressing the consumer desire for portable computing, Acer has launched a host of computing devices in flexible form factors including convertibles, all-in-ones, and tablet PCs. As a part of our focused efforts to offer industry-changing experience and newer form factors, we bring to you our latest tablet, the Iconia W4. The ultimate on-the-go entertainment hub, the Iconia W4 will appeal to a cross section of users from busy professionals to ultra-mobile youngsters", asserted Harish Kohli, Managing Director, Acer India
Talking about the specifications side, Acer Iconia W4 comes with an 8-inch WVGA HD display having a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by Intel Atom 1.8 GHz Quad-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM and 32GB/65GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card slot. Windows 8.1 OS comes out of the box with free subscription of MS Office.
There's a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera in the front. The makers have added a 4,960mAh battery that can run up to 8 hours on a single battery. Other connectivity option include: Wi-Fi, micro-USB, micro-HDMI, among others.
Moreover, Acer is also bundling accessories made exclusively for the Iconia W4. According to the official press release, Acer is offering two fantastic accessories made for the tablet: Crunch Keyboard and Crunch Cover. The official price of accessories was missing from the press release.
The Iconia W4 features an 8-inch HD display
The Iconia W4 comes with Intel AtomTM 1.8 GHz Quad-core processor, backed by 2GB RAM
The Iconia W4 comes bundled with free MS Office
Acer Iconia W4 comes in 32GB and 64GB versions.