At the computex 2012 every manufacturer showcase thier latest gadgets to present to the world, usually the very eye-catching devices is their very own Windows 8 powered tablets in the said event. Following the launch of Microsoft's newest Windows – the Windows 8 release preview, Acer has also introduced not one but two of thier latest and very first and long awaited Windows 8 powered slates, the Iconia W700 and Iconia W510 in Chinese Taipie Taiwan.
Acer ICONIA W510 tablet comes with 10.1-inch IPS display. A detachable keyboard extends the battery life up to 18 hours. This tablet has a speaker on both side. The ports available are a docking ports, microUSB port, HDMI port , as well as an audio jack. According to ASUS, W510 can be utilized in tri-mode, which can allow users to touch, type and view. Users can rotate the keyboard dock around to use in presentation mode, similar to what Crux has offered with its cases for the iPad in the past. In addition, W510 has Always On, Always connect technology, wider angle viewing with more vibrant, consistent and accurate colors. It is an everyday tablet with convertible functions, smartly designed for modern day explorer whose primary needs are freedom of usage for slate, keyboard and hand-free touch.
Acer ICONIA W700 has slightly larger 11.6-inch Full HD 1920x1080 resolution display with Full-HD resolution supporting up to finger multi-touch. For enhanced audio, it comes with Dolby Home Theater. The tablet has three USB 3.0 ports, ThunderBolt ort, micro HDMI. The battery provide over 8 hours of battery life. The multipurpose cradle can be adjusted for several viewing angle at 70 degrees for optimal viewing or at 20 degrees for typing and using the slate. On the back, there is a 5-MegaPixel camera. This tablet also front-facing camera on the front. The models is manufactured from aluminium but Acer has placed a material on the back to stop the tablets from slipping on smooth surfaces.
No word on pricing or availability just yet, but presumably it will be launching after Microsoft has officially announced the availability of their newest version of Windows Operating System, the Windows 8.