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Acer Iconia W4

Acer Iconia W4
alaScore 92

24 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Acer Iconia W4. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The portability and battery are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the durability. Some have doubts about the camera.

screen, battery, portability, design, reliability


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 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Acer Iconia W4 review: Affordable 8-inch Atom-based Windows tablet


This affordable 8-inch Atom-based (Bay Trail) Windows 8.1 tablet has a nice IPS screen and delivers all-day battery life under light usage modes. Limited screen size, internal storage and processing power will prevent it from being more than a...

Decent performance ; Microsoft Office (Home & Student) included ; Good battery life ; Good-quality IPS screen ; Supports USB storage

Ergonomics for business productivity could be better ; Short on internal storage ; Not suitable for demanding workloads

Good battery life should keep the Iconia W4 going through the working day, so long as you're not taxing it with over-strenuous workloads. With an external Bluetooth keyboard and mouse it could probably cope with more serious work than web browsing,...

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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 – save for the low resolution – 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, there...

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Acer Iconia W4 Review


If you are comfortable with Windows and are open to the idea of getting yourself a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, then the Acer Iconia W4 will make a good buy. However, if you're looking for a pure tablet experience that will give you optimal...

Good performance, Solid build, Comes with Windows

Windows 8 isn't a very good tablet OS, Needs a Bluetooth keyboard+mouse to achieve full potential

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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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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'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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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...