Acer Iconia W4-820 Product Assessment

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The fact that Acer has a lot to offer not only in terms of notebooks and netbooks, the Chinese were able to provide has often demonstrated. With the W3 series about Acer gave a few of the first tablets, including Windows operating system. Meanwhile, existing weaknesses is now the new edition, the Acer Iconia W4-820 to eradicate.

Equipped with an 8-inch display and an Intel Atom quad-core processor seems the Acer Iconia W4-820 represent a classic tablet model. However, a closer look at the hardware and software reveals the one or the other plus dots, making the W4 his many colleagues in many respects quite a step ahead. Thus, the processor fits thanks to Turbo Boost function on all the performance requirements, which holds, for example, the battery is noticeably longer. In addition, a revised display and a surprisingly good camera (5 MP).

Advantages of the Acer Iconia W4-820:

As already mentioned, the user with a quad-core processor and an 8-inch screen benefit, bring some positive values ??with them. Thus, the display solves indeed to "only" 1,280 x 800 pixels, but in view of the high contrast ratios and the rich color spectrum, the multi-touch surface provides really very fluid and sharp images. In the heart of the model is a quad-core processor from Intel tinkers with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz and is supported by a 2 GB RAM - compared to alternative processors competitors such as target="_blank" Apple's A6 processor makes this a mere half , the current tablets under the hood have to target="_blank" computing power from.

Under full load the CPU unit, however, can be screwed onto a clock speed of 1.9 GHz, making the Iconia W4-820 lands in a solid performance midfield. The main camera, despite a resolution of supplies "only" 5 megapixels, very sharp images, with the front camera does not a bad figure. Final pluses receives the model also for the free memory choice and a pretty considerable additional package. So the buyer is always a 32 or even 64 GB large storage volume to choose from, which can be extended for further periods of 64 GB and can even be equipped with a 3G module. And: An additional micro-USB adapter also makes it possible to use classic USB flash drives with the W4-820.

Disadvantages of Acer Iconia W4-820:

The biggest criticism of the Acer Iconia W4-820 may well offer the feel or the entire outer life. The new issue has indeed slimmed down quite a few grams compared to the predecessor, falls with a total weight of just over half a kilo but still not really handy from. In addition, the noble-looking design was made only from (places very flexible) plastic components. After all, the Windows Classic Home button is easy to reach, with the additional buttons on the sides of the model due to its extremely flat design and almost complete integration into the housing again be in quite impractical. Also not too commendable: The GPU revealed again and again smaller dropouts - despite DirectX11 support! This shows the power-saving platform HD Graphics by their downside.

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