Acer Iconia dual-screen tablet announced with Windows 7

14-inch dual-screen tablet to hit UK January 15th

Acer and Microsoft announce 14-inch dual-screen tablet

Acer, in close collaboration with Microsoft has today officially unveiled the Acer Iconia, a dual-screen tablet device set to launch in January running the Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.

With dual 14-inch screens and weighing in at 2.8kg, the Iconia is no standard tablet, more a tablet, laptop hybrid with either screen being able to act as a virtual, touchscreen keyboard standing in for the lack of a physical option.

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Packing a 640GB hard drive with 4GB of RAM and an Intel Core i5 processor, the Iconia is no slouch andwith three USB ports, one of which is of the 3.0 variety, a HDMI connector, 3G capabilites and inbuilt Wi-Fioffersa highly functional connectivity spectrum.

On the thrills front the new Acer Iconia features an inbuilt 1.3-megapixel camera and two 720p WXGA screens ideal for video playback. The Iconia’s downfall, however, could come in the form of its puny four-cell battery capable of powering the Windows 7run device for just three hours of full use.

Set to launch in the UK on January 15th, the 14-inch Acer Iconia will set wannabe owners back a hefty £1,500. Acer has also announced that smaller 10, 7, and 5-inch models of its dual-screen tablet concept will be available in the near future.

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