Pros

  • Functions as both tablet and desktop
  • Fast, versatile dock

Cons

  • Heavy for a tablet; small for a desktop
  • Needs a mouse

At A Glance

Acer's made a decent first attempt at tablet/desktop convergence with the W700, but it's not quite there yet.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-3317U
Processor speed 1700.0 MHz
Display
Display size 11.6 inches
Touchscreen Multitouch
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics 4000
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 128.0 GB
Drive type Solid-State Drive
General Information
UPC Code 886541809933
Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • Micro HDMI
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Memory
Memory size 4.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 11.6 inches
Depth 7.5 inches
Height 0.5 inches
Weight 2.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 2.7 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Ultra Portable
Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 63.0
Worldbench Version 8
Battery
Battery Life 6:07   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 6.7   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 2334.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2068.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 5418.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 154.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 630.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 241.5   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 296.3   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 2.0   Watt hours
Idle power usage 6.5   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 441.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark 11, 1920x1080 Extreme 168.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 6.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, High Quality, 1920x1080 7.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 561.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 5.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, High Quality, 1920x1080 5.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 7.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, High Quality, 1920x1080 13.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 20.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
TouchXPRT
Beautify Photo Album 1.14   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Beautify Photo Album 43.83   seconds (lower is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 0.43   Collages/sec (Higher is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 16.13   seconds (lower is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 8.3   X (higher is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 10.21   seconds (lower is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 99.5   X (higher is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 17.99   seconds (lower is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 2.83   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 17.66   seconds (lower is better)

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