Acer Iconia Tab W500

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In total, the tablet and dock solution weighs over 1.5kg which, for a solution with a 36Whr battery (and 3-4hrs usage) isn't much but as a hot-desking / round-the-house solution, the Acer Iconia Tab could perform well.

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Acer Iconia Tab W500 Specifications (base)
Manufacturer Acer
Model name Iconia Tab W500
CPU type AMD T-50 'Fusion' APU
CPU speed 1000 Mhz
Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6250 (Fusio
OS Windows 7 Home Premium
Display Size
10.1" 1280 X 800
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touch Technology
RAM 2048 MB
Battery capacity 36 (Wh)
Weight (Minimum operating) 970gm / 34.2 oz.
Size (w/h/d mm) 258/167/9.0 mm
Size (w/h/d inches) 10.2/6.6/0.4
Physical Interfaces
Docking connector
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
Mobile sim-card slot
SD card slot
Wireless Interfaces
802.11 b/g/n
BT 3.0
3G option
Additional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
AC Adaptor
Ambient light sensor
Front and rear cameras
HD Video Accelerator
IPS / Wide-View Display
Soft Case
Stereo speakers
USB 2.0 cable
WebCam 1.3Mp
Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
3G voice/data modem
Docking station
Product Notes
Acer CrystalBrite LED-backlit TFT LCD, Aspect rate 16:10 / Brightness 350 nits, Contrast ratio 1500:1 / View angle 80/80/80/80. Availability March 2011 (Europe) Optional UMTS modem is Huawei EM770W UMTS /WCDMA 1, 2, 5, 8 2100/1900/850/900 HSPA : HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps**/ HSUPA up to 5.76Mbps GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850MHz / 900MHz / 1800Mhz / 1900Mhz Keyboard: Full size with pointing stick Acer 'Ring' UI
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Acer Iconia Tab W500 price guide (spot-check pricing.)
Europe:€49930 Oct 12
UK:£49930 Oct 12
Germany:€49930 Oct 12

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Bought the W500 for $550 from Amazon a few weeks ago.  Runs cool and quiet even with co...

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