Acer has quietly announced its new windows tablet, the Acer Iconia W3. The Acer Iconia W3 is an 8-inch tablet that runs on Windows 8 operating system. The tablet was spotted on the company’s official website which confirmed that the tablet is real and will soon be available in the consumer market.

The tablet has an 8.1-inch WXGA multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. The device is powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 processor and Acer promises you full eight hours of battery backup. If you have any questions about the operating system, let me clarify that the Acer Iconia W3 runs full Windows 8 Pro not Windows RT.

The Acer Iconia W3 810 is definitely an interesting tablet, since it is a small tablet that runs Windows 8 Pro. The device is powered by the Intel Atom Z2760 processor, Intel Graphics and has 2GB of RAM. The device has flash storage and Acer offers you two storage options, 32GB and 64GB. As far as connectivity is concerned, the tablet includes WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0 port and a microHDMI output using which you can connect the tablet to an external display. The tablet also has a 2MP webcam.

Coming to the dock part, yes this tablet can also be docked into a keyboard base that is also provide by Acer. As you can see in the image, this keyboard base is bigger than the tablet meaning that you will get full-sized keys. Alternately, using the Bluetooth connection, you can also connect the tablet to any other wireless keyboard as well.

The Acer Iconia W3 810 is definitely worth the time, but the tablet already has a lot of rivals waiting for a competition. Specially when it comes to internal storage space. Let us not forget that the Acer Iconia W3 810 runs on Windows 8 Pro, so consumers will be dealing with software not just apps. Hence it is important that consumers get enough internal storage space so that there are no complaints later. This tablet has internal storage options of 32GB and 64GB whereas other tablets like the Surface Pro have higher options like 128GB as well.

Gallery: Acer Iconia W3