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Acer Iconia Tab W500

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Overall 6
6.0

Acer ICONIA Tab W500

mobile88.com
11 July 2012
  • Summary: If you’re looking for mobile entertainment and dependable productivity on the go, don’t settle for just one. The Acer ICONIA TAB W500 is the latest, lightest and most enjoyable way of enjoying the best of both worlds.
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Overall 7
7.0

Acer Iconia Tab W500 Review: An Adaptable Windows 7 Tablet

PC World
9 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Hybrid designs are not new in the world of tablets , but they aren't exactly common either.
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Overall 7
7.0

Acer Iconia Tab W500-BZ467

PC Magazine
28 August 2011
  • Conclusion: The Acer Iconia Tab W500-BZ467 has the best Windows experience we've seen on a tablet, thanks to its docking keyboard. Lose that and the Iconia Tab loses a lot of its appeal.
  • Pros: 10.1-inch screen that supports 720p. HDMI with 1080p output. 32GB SSD is speedy and silent. Docking keyboard returns functionality to Windows.
  • Cons: Weak processor. Small SSD. User experience diminishes without the keyboard.
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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 7
6.5
Battery performance 9
9.2
Display 8
8.3
Weight 9
9.1
Noise 10
9.7
Gaming performance 5
5.4
Connectivity 5
5.4
Keyboard 6
5.8
Temperature 9
9.4

Review Acer Iconia Tab W500 Keydock Notebook

Notebookcheck
20 May 2011
  • Summary: Tablet-book. A tablet that you can transform into a netbook without much ado is what Acer has created with the Iconia Tab W500. But not only the design causes a rage, the technical innards also attract attention with AMD's C-50 CPU and HD 6250 graphics chip. We checked the performance in comparison to the standard configuration of comparable netbooks and tablets.
  • Pros: Contrast rich, viewing angle stable and bright display, Large scope of functions, also due to Windows 7, Fairly good application performance, Good battery life, Almost silent use, Good workmanship quality, Stable case, Good value for money ratio, Separate keyboard, including port replicator, The docking concept with its extended possibilities. Windows 7 with its usual large functionality and the well suitable display.
  • Cons: Partly instable docking construction, Fairly high weight, Reflective display surface with visible grid, Small mass memory for Windows 7, Little support for finger control, No stylus input, A modified surface that would be better for finger control. A stylus option and the resulting alternative use option. A matt display surface and faster interfaces.
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
20 May 2011
  • Excerpt: The Windows OS and solid performance aren’t enough to make up for this tablet’s slow-loading apps, poor battery life, heft, and high price tag.
  • Pros: Speedy performance, Great-sounding speakers, Bright, color-rich display, Keyboard-dock included
  • Cons: Pricey, Heavy, Slow app-load times, Poor battery life, Subpar video capture
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Overall 6
6.0
Features 7
7.0
Performance 6
6.0
Customer support 7
7.0
Battery life 7
7.0

Acer W500-BZ467

CNET
6 December 2011
  • Summary: The Acer Iconia Tab W500 works in several potentially good ideas, undone by half-baked physical design that makes it needlessly frustrating to use.
  • Pros: The Acer Iconia Tab W500 has a clever design that allows you to detach its Netbook-like screen for use as a standalone tablet.
  • Cons: The keyboard dock is a pain to connect or disconnect; you can't simply fold it shut like a laptop; and there's no touch pad, only a trackpoint stick.
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Expert Review

Naaptol
22 September 2011
Overall 7
7.0

Acer Iconia Tab W500 review

Pocket Lint
9 May 2011
  • Excerpt: How do you make a Windows tablet usable? You include a keyboard. That's not actually a fair description of the Acer Iconia Tab W500 (which is nowhere near as ungainly as its name), but the Tab doesn't manage to solve all the issues with using Windows on a tablet.
  • Pros: Bright, beautiful colourful screen with excellent touch resolution and excellent sound make this a great little media tablet, and the C-50 processor is a step above an Atom
  • Cons: The price and the battery life are only good for a Windows tablet - not compared to iPad or Android, the keyboard dock is an excellent idea poorly executed
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Overall 2
2.0

Acer Iconia Tab W500 review

IT PRO
8 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Windows 7 may be great on a desktop or laptop, but it can be infuriating on a tablet as Alan Lu finds out with the new Acer Iconia Tab W500.
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Acer Iconia Tab W500

TechRadar UK
24 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Tablet or notebook? It's a question not only for the new Acer Iconia Tab W500, but for anyone looking to buy a new portable PC at the moment.
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