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Acer Iconia W4

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

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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Pros
  • Much-improved display
  • Above-average battery life
  • Good performance for the money
Cons
  • Slightly bulky compared to other 8-inch Windows tablets
  • Subpar speakers

Reviews

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Average Critic Score
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90
 
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User Reviews 1
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Specs

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Windows
Screen size
822
Storage type
Internal, Memory card
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Storage type
Camera (integrated)
Tablet
Windows
822
Internal, Memory card
Yes

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

90
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This is my first Windows 8 tablet, my second Windows 8 device, and I am a proud...read more
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