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Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Gadgets, Hardware |

Asus and Acer reveal Windows 8 convertible tablets in Computex

Asus and Acer reveal Windows 8 convertible tablets in Computex

is about to begin in China and companies are already underway with releases. The star this year seems to be Windows 8, though still not final version, and has some devices that will work with the operating system.

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Asus showed the tablet 600, a 10.1 inch computer for Windows RT that uses a quad-core processor Nvidia Tegra 3, an 8 megapixel camera, 2 GB of RAM and 1366 X 768.

Also presented the tablet 810, which is practically the same except for a processor that runs on Intel Medfield , allowing you to run the standard version of Windows 8. The computer is a little larger, 11.6-inch, and allows the use of a stylus.

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Acer showed the Iconia as W700, and W510 with Windows 8. The first is 11.6 inches with full HD screen (1920 x 1080), tracks up to 10 fingers, it comes with a dock to let it rest comfortably or to use with the keyboard, comes with three USB 3.0 ports, Thunderbolt and promises 8 hours of battery. It also has a 5 MP camera and microphone.

The W510 is 10.1 inches, and can be connected to a keyboard which extends the battery life to 18 hours. It has a SIM card slot, microSD, micro USB and HDMI ports. In the dock / keyboard includes a USB 2.0 port.

No pricing or launch information for any of the products, but since coming to Windows 8, it is more likely to see them show up in October with the release of the operating system.

Links:
11.6 inch Acer unveils Iconia W700, W510 10.1 inch Windows 8 tablets (Engadget)
Asus announces Tablet 600: Windows RT transforming device with Tegra 3 and 2GB RAM (TheVerge)

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