Pros

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

Cons

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

At A Glance

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

Manufacturer’s Description

The 10.1" Acer ICONIA Tab W Series comes in a hybrid design that combines the portability of a multitouch tablet and the full productivity of a standard notebook. Enjoy hands-on multimedia using the touch capabilities, or attach the available dockable keyboard to quickly transform the tablet into a mini-workstation.

HD videos come alive on the 10.1" WXGA screen, which supports image auto rotation. An HDMI® port connects to projectors and HDTVs for big-screen enjoyment of HD media. A dual-core AMD processor with integrated graphics delivers smooth multitasking and Internet video, while Dolby® technologies provide great sound. A Bluetooth® 3.0 port transfers data ultra fast, and new-generation wireless keeps you connected. (And select models will offer 3G.)