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Acer Iconia W4

Acer Iconia W4
alaScore 93

15 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the reliability and portability are overall positive. The design and battery also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed comments about the camera and build quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Acer Iconia W4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Acer Iconia W4 review: a big upgrade to a small Windows tablet

 

Acer's Iconia W3 wasn't quite the best introduction to 8-inch Windows tablets; we liked it, but its subpar display and modest performance kept it from

Much-improved display ; Above-average battery life ; Good performance for the money

Slightly bulky compared to other 8-inch Windows tablets ; Subpar speakers

The Iconia W4 may not stand out in any one area, but it's a textbook example of how to do a small Windows tablet with a solid design, a pleasant display and long battery life.

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Acer Iconia W4

 

The Acer Iconia W4 is a well-designed 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a gorgeous IPS display and very good battery life.

Beautiful display; Long battery life; Solid build quality; microHDMI port

Heftier than 8-inch competition; Lackluster camera; Speakers a bit soft

Acer's Iconia W4 is a very capable Windows 8.1 tablet that packs a beautiful display into a sturdy frame. We also like that the Iconia W4 offers a micro HDMI port, which lets you easily share content on a big screen. However, while the W4 is sleeker...

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Acer Iconia W4 Tablet Review

 

'As one of the key selling points on a tablet, the display \x96 save for the low resolution \x96 is among the stronger points of the W4. I do wish it would get a bit brighter to help with readability under bright lights and when outdoors but otherwise,...

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Acer Iconia W4

 

Acer Iconia W4 is an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with Intel Bay Trail-T Quad Core processor, 5-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras, 2GB of RAM, and 32 or 64 GB of expandable storage.

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we?ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

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Acer Iconia W4 review

 

Windows 8.1 tablet is highly evolved

Excellent screen ; Office included ; Battery life

Processing power ; Port selection ; Misleading storage capacity

If you pick up the Acer Iconia W4 tomorrow, you're unlikely to be disappointed. It can perform a far wider range of tasks than your average iPad or Android tablet thanks to the inclusion of Windows 8.1 and the ability to install legacy Windows programs.

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Acer Iconia W4 review

 

The Acer Iconia W4 is the company's latest stab at a Windows 8 tablet. It's a step up from the earlier W3 model thanks to Intel Bay Trail Atom processor innards and a higher resolution 8.1-inch display. That's Windows 8.1 in an 8.1-inch tablet - it...

Good screen viewing angles, full Windows 8.1, decent battery life, super-fast browsing, microSD storage

Can lack performance speed, plasticky finish, screen resolution could be higher

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Acer Iconia W4 review

 

Acer's latest Windows 8 tablet improves on its predecessor in almost every way. But is that enough? Find out in our Acer Iconia W4 review

Pretty affordable ; Runs Windows 8.1 ; Decent camera

Screen isn't great ; Processor may struggle i ; Quiet speakers

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Acer Iconia W4

 

A solid 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with good battery life

Good battery life ; Improved display ; Micro HDMI support ; Office comes pre-installed

Slightly sluggish performance ; Uninspiring design ; Too much bloatware

The speakers, meanwhile, aren't anything spectacular. The twin speakers sit on the bottom edge of the tablet and in landscape mode it’s very easy to cup the one furthest away from the Home button. They are not very powerful and while it doesn't suffer...

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Review: Acer Iconia W4

 

The Acer Iconia W4 is an inexpensive and reasonably nippy Windows 8 compact tablet.

The Acer Iconia W4 is a huge improvement on its predecessor, largely thanks to the inclusion of an IPS screen and faster processor. It also narrowly beats the VivoTab Note 8 thanks to eMMC storage, improved battery life and additional video output. It...

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Acer Iconia W4

 

The Acer Iconia W4 is the company's second stab at a compact Windows 8.1 tablet, and it hopes to make amends for last year's disappointing Iconia W3. On paper, it does everything right: the Iconia W4 packs in a nippier Atom Bay Trail processor, bundles...

Acer gets it right on the second attempt: the Iconia W4 is an inexpensive, reasonably nippy Windows 8 compact tablet