PC vendor Acer India on Thursday announced the launch of its 8-inch ICONIA W4 tablet on Windows 8.1 operating system featuring 4th Generation Intel Atom 1.8 GHz Quad-core processor.
The price of the 32GB version of ICONIA W4 tablet is Rs 24,999.
The 64GB model will cost you Rs 26,999.
Acer, as per CMR’s tablet market share report, does not find a space in the top 3 ranking for the third quarter of 2013.
The new tablet features IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies for sharp display, enhanced clarity and brightness, Acer said in a statement on Thursday.
The main attraction is its battery. Battery offers up to 10 hours for web browsing and up to 8 hours for video playback.
It’s a light weight tablet weighing 415 grams and measuring 10.75 mm (0.42 inches) thin. The light weight ensures that the latest Acer tablet is suitable for portabaility.
Rajendran, chief marketing officer, Acer India, said: “Using the y Zero Air Gap technology, the ICONIA W4’s display is amazingly sharp providing vivid imagery, even in sunlight. Faster, sleeker, and packing in more power than the W3, the Iconia W4 pushes the envelope on portability and performance.”
“Based on the Silvermont microarchitecture, Intel Atom Processor powering the Acer Iconia W4 tablet is a quad-core SoC manufactured on Intel’s tri-gate 22nm process delighting consumers by giving them a balance of better compute and graphics performance and battery life,” said Anand Ramamoorthy, director-Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia.
“Windows 8.1 brings together everything you do across all devices whether at home, at work or on the go, making the device a unique extension of you and offering more ways to keep pace with your life,” said Chakrapani Gollapali, general manager – Consumer Channels Group, Microsoft India.
The Iconia W4 supports a 16:10 ratio with 1280 x 800 pixel resolutions, five-finger multi-touch, providing consumers with an enjoyable tablet experience with apps, videos and games. Featuring a 2MP 1080P front camera and a 5 MP rear camera with autofocus consumers can take photographs and video-conference.
It comes with either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, and supports an additional 32GB of storage capacity via the microSD.