Acer Iconia W510 Advantages
Acer declares that its keyboard dock has an additional usage manner match up to other competition. Dubbed "presentation mode", it is mainly a hinge that turns the tablet screen outward so that it can be used as a presenter. The dock on W510 works as you would suppose. The interior battery is drained first if the keyboard is coupled to the tablet. Jointly with the battery on the tablet, Acer says that users will benefit from up to 18 hours of uptime. There's also a single USB port on the dock.
The W510 is powered by the newest Intel Atom processor (1.5GHz) and comes with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of interior storage. This also means that it runs the full version of Windows 8, not the locked-down Windows RT that's intended for devices using ARM processors, which entails all apps to be installed via the Windows Store. Even though the hardware on the W510 isn't as swift as it would be with an Intel Core-i chip, the tablet should have improved battery life.
Acer Iconia W510 Disadvantages
While the W510 feels light--at around 580g, it is typical for a 10.1-inch tablet--this is attained using a plastic chassis. Though it is resilient and isn't simply scratched similar to aluminum, plastic just doesn't sense as premium. Nevertheless, the weight more than twice to 1.26kg once you incorporate the keyboard dock.The keyboard is only 95 percent of a standard keyboard, giving us a dissimilar Netbook feel. It isn't as relaxing as we would like, but it's usable.
The 1,366 x 768-pixel screen resolution on the W510 isn't going to bang you off your feet similar to the high-resolution displays found on other tablets. On the other hand, the Windows 8 devices we have seen so far seem to be favor this screen resolution, at least for the 10-inch models.
Acer Looking Forward To
Acer plans to sell the Wi-Fi version of the Iconia W510, which consist of the keyboard accessory, at around S$1,198 in Singapore. It will be obtainable from October 26. The company also exposed that there will be a 3G reproduction in the near future.