The Acer Iconia W700 is a powerful tablet running Windows 8 Pro. Unlike the Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, the W700 includes a laptop-grade Core i5 processor and therefore runs the full desktop version of Windows, allowing compatibility with both legacy Windows x32 and x64 programs and new Modern UI style apps available in the Microsoft app store.
The W700 provided for this review is an engineering sample, so its configuration differs slightly from what will be available at retail and it is running a test version of Windows 8. For this reason, we won’t be examining hardware performance in any great depth. However, we [...]