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Acer ICONIA TAB A501 Acer Iconia W3
Global Score
5.575.96
Basic Information
AcerAcer
Android 3.2, 3.0Windows 8 Pro
2011-03-220000-00-00
10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 inches8.58 x 5.31 x 0.39 inches
25.75 ounces17.60 ounces
--Gray
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 215.00 at Amazon$ 150.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
10.1 inches8.1 inches
1280 x 800 pixels 1280 x 800 pixels
LCDLCD
149 pixels per inch186 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
5.56.4
Performance
--Intel Atom Z2760 chipset
ARM Cortex-A9 (Dual-Core 1000 MHz) processorSaltwell (Dual-Core 1800 MHz) processor
1 GB RAM2 GB (400 MHz) RAM
Yes GPUIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 3650 GPU
6.577.29
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC external memory slot
3.264.4
Camera
5.00 MP + 2.00 MP2.00 MP + 2.00 MP
4.733.74
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM--
SIM--
5.13.2
Battery Life
3260mAh Li-Ion Battery3400mAh Li-Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
3.764.24
Other Features
Bluetooth 2.1, EDRBluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer

Comparisson review

Acer Iconia W3 has an overall score of 5.96, which is a bit better than Acer ICONIA TAB A501's 5.57 overall score. The Acer Iconia W3 is a noticeably thinner and way lighter tablet than Acer ICONIA TAB A501. The Acer Iconia W3 has Windows 8 Pro operating system, while Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has Android 3.2 operating system.

The Acer Iconia W3 features a sharper screen than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has a little bit smaller display, and they both have an equal 800 x 1280 resolution, the Acer Iconia W3 also counts with a just a bit better pixels count in each inch in the screen. The Acer Iconia W3 counts with a superior memory for applications, games, photos and videos than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because although it has no SD extension slot, it also counts with 48 GB more internal memory.

Acer Iconia W3 counts with a better hardware performance than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, and although they both have 2 processing cores, the Acer Iconia W3 also has more RAM. The Acer Iconia W3 counts with longer battery lifetime than Acer ICONIA TAB A501, because it has a 4% larger battery size. The Acer ICONIA TAB A501 has a very superior camera than Acer Iconia W3, because it has a camera in the back with lot more megapixels.

In addition to being the best tablet in our current comparisson, Acer Iconia W3 is also very cheap compared to the other tablets, making buying this tablet an easy decision.