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The 64GB model of the Acer W4 is shipping now via Amazon Prime. 32GB should be shipping soon



  • Acer Iconia W4-820-2466
  • 8" 1280 x 800 resolution, high-brightness (300-nit) IPS LCD Display: with integrated 10-Point multi-touch screen, supporting finger touch and image auto rotation
  • Windows 8.1
  • Intel® Atom™ Quad-Core Processor Z3740 1.33GHzwith Intel® Burst Technology up to 1.8GHz
  • 2048MB of LPDDR3 Onboard memory
  • Intel® HD Graphics with 64MB of dedicated system memory
  • 64GB Internal Storage
  • High-definition audio support
  • Two Built-in Stereo Speakers
  • Integrated Digital Microphone
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • 1- Micro USB 2.0 Port
  • 1 - Micro-HDMI™ with HDCP support
  • MicroSD memory slot up to 64GB(SDHC 2.0 compatible)
  • 5MP Rear-Facing Camera
  • 2MP Front-Facing Camera
  • Sensors:Gyroscope, E-Compass, G-Sensor, Ambient light sensor
  • 2-Cell Li-Ion Battery
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But can it do Miracast mirror not extend mode?  That is what we need to know. :D


Do any of these 8" devices do Miracast mirroring? At least the Acer (and Toshiba) have micro HDMI.


And for me personally, Miracast is one of the most overrated standards. I have never seen it work well on any platform. "Lagcast" is a better name.

Very tempting. Who will get it first?


It should be Darren, but we both know who it is likely to be ;-)

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  • 2 weeks later...

Would love to know how this device responds with geo-location enabled apps. I still see spec pages saying this has A-GPS (pages that were supposedly updated within the last week). 


Unfortunately my Toshiba Encore had battery issues and had to go back, so I have the choice to get another Encore or pick one of these up after a full refund (the W4 has not been released in the UK though, yet).

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