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Acer Iconia Tab W4-820
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Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 Z3740 1.33GHz 64GB 8.1" Tablet

Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 Pro 64GB Oct 2014
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Work And Play On A Sharp DisplayEdit Word, Excel and PowerPoint docs anywhere! The Iconia W4 comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 Edition to go with brand-new Windows 8.1. Plus, more... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

This tablet computer has an average owner rating of 85 out of 100 based on 12 owner reviews. If all the similar spec tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average owner review score then this tablet is in the top 1%.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who bought it wrote that it was good value for money. Gab2001uk wrote “Which is very good value for money” . Kellykay mentioned “So it seemed like good value for money”.

Robust

A few customers who purchased the product said that it was well made. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I still think that the built in Mail Client with Win8 is a bit rubbish.” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Gps121 wrote “The built in metro charms i.e” . R. Hill mentioned in their Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 review on Amazon two years ago “Feels sturdy and well built”.

Good Battery Life

Two Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 owners agreed that it had a good battery life. Greg gave this tablet a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Battery is great and can take you through most of the day”. R. Hill rated the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 as excellent and wrote two years ago “Battery life is good”.

Good Connectivity

One Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 owner considered that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said “Screen is good, resolution good enough, streams recorded TV from the server wirelessly once Free VLC installed” in their review and rated it 80 out of 100.

One Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. R. Hill wrote “Comes with a micro USB to full size USB female converter so you can plug in any USB devices, like hard drives etc” in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 was thin. Greg scored the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 5 stars and he mentioned “There are some others, thinner and lighter tablets at the same category like Lenovo, Dell, Asus”.

One customer considered that it was lightweight. P. Stavroulis wrote in their review of the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 on Amazon “It's very lightweight, screen is really great”.

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Acer Tablets Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its Z3740 processor tablet computers as well as across its entire tablet computer range compared to other brands.

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Easy to Use

One customer reckoned that the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 was easy to use. Gps121 mentioned on Amazon “Yes the screens are very small and pressing some of the controls is much easier with a stylus”.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of similar spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago is 8", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 8.1". With a display diagonal of 8.1 inches, the Iconia Tab W4-820 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Large Included Memory Card Size

The Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 has one of the largest included memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. Comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab W4-820 have included memory card sizes of between 8GB and 64GB.

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Very Large Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 3 megabytes, the Iconia Tab W4-820 has a very large processor cache compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of Z3740 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820 is 2MB, the largest is 3MB, and the average processor cache is 2.1MB.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is the most commonly found internal memory type on Z3740 processor tablet computers that have been available for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality.

Poor Product Quality

One customer who bought it thought it was not good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “By the way, I forgot to mention - don't expect great sound quality” in their review of this tablet however they scored the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 80 out of 100.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 said that it was not noisy. Glen Holmes mentioned in his Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 review on Amazon three years ago “Great little tablet only negative is the speakers are not very loud” however despite that he still gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Not 4G

The Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 is not 4G. Most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other tablets of this spec and age, the Iconia Tab W4-820 is not 3G.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 1.8 gigahertz, the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the Iconia Tab W4-820. Tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Iconia Tab W4-820 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 1.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 1.9GHz.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Tablets of a similar age and spec to the Iconia Tab W4-820 have maximum memory card sizes of between 32GB and 64GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 55GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab W4-820 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820.

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Quite Thick

The average depth of tablet computers of this type and age is 80mm, and the depths range from 7.5mm to 220mm. At 219 millimeters, the Iconia Tab W4-820 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer tablet has been on the market for over two years.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 is four which is average compared to the other 16 tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Iconia Tab W4-820 has a relatively average processor frequency (1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the Iconia Tab W4-820 has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the Iconia Tab W4-820.

Other 64GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821[plb_2130407_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Acer Iconia Tab W4-820 has a relatively standard rear camera resolution (numeric) (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other Z3740 processor tablet computers that came out around the same time as the Iconia Tab W4-820.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available including the Acer Iconia Tab W4-821[plb_2130407_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Family
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Internal Memory Type
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Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Included Memory Card Size
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Operating System Architecture
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Manual
Other Features
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 30 January 2015 by GPS121
(Verified Purchase)

Update: 31 March 2015
I am using a trackball now so it doesn't matter how small the screen is. I can accurately click the smallest buttons with ease. Still my favourite PC.
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Reviewed 8 January 2015 by R. Hill
(Verified Purchase)

Best of both worlds, a fast starting tablet for browsing, checking email and playing games; coupled with full windows for all your PC needs. Have installed office and VB 2013 express without any... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2014 by George Hall
(Verified Purchase)

Returned once for screen bubbles
new one the same
will put up with as apart from this seems a good machine.

Reviewed 6 December 2014 by Kellykay
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this as a portable alternative to my Surface that I was getting serious back-ache from lugging around. I looked at the options, Toshiba encore, Lenova miix 2 etc but chose this one... Read more…

Reviewed 12 October 2014 by Steven Chinnery
(Verified Purchase)

Firstly, I was unable to set-up my Microsoft account which, considering it is a Windows 8 tablet, was irritating.

Secondly, it refused to allow me access to my e-mail account, saying... Read more…

Great little tablet only negative is the speakers are not very loud but would recommend anyone who is buying 1 of these windows 8 tablets to go for the 64gb cause your left with very little... Read more…

Reviewed 23 September 2014 by MB
(Verified Purchase)

WORKED GREAT FOR 6 DAYS THEN JUST STOPPED, WOULD NOT TURN ON, SENT BACK DID NOT GET REPLACEMENT, BECAUSE OF THE CASING, VERY PLASTIC, WHEN IT DID WORK WAS FAST AND VERY GOOD SCREEN, IF YOU... Read more…

Reviewed 25 August 2014 by Gab2001uk
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this tablet because it runs the full Intel version of Windows 8.1, not RT as some of the Surface devices. The price at the time of purchase was below

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Valentinas Golubevas
(Verified Purchase)

Works as supposed to. Everything is O.K.

Reviewed 22 May 2014 by Greg "Greg"
(Verified Purchase)

Android is great but for a mobile phone. On tablet it looks like a bigger phone but with no ability to handle serious things apart from games. Windows 8 makes sence on a device like this while it... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers w4820p, w4820z3742g03, w4820z3742g03a, acer ntl31ek005, w4820z3742g03ai, acer ntl31ek007, w4820z3742g03aii
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