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Acer Iconia Tab W500 Review: An Adaptable Windows 7 Tablet

At a Glance

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At a Glance

The included keyboard dock gives this tablet the flexibility to imitate a laptop, but it also introduces considerable bulk.

Price when rated: $499


  • Good screen and speakers
  • More powerful than a netbook
  • Comes with a keyboard dock


  • Huge bezel
  • Small, 32GB hard drive
  • Heavy and thick even for a Windows tablet

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