Acer Iconia W511

Released August, 2013
  • 10.1"
  • 64 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Windows 8 Pro
Using the tablet outdoors is possible as its screen has a decent brightness output, but you'll have to cover it with your hand when the sun is shining right at it.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Acer Iconia W511

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Iconia W511
2.8 fps
Iconia W700
37.3 fps
iPad 4
17.3 fps

Features Key features of the Acer Iconia W511

screen resolution

Iconia W511
1366 x 768
iPad 4
2048 x 1536
Iconia W700
1920 x 1080

memory

Iconia W511
2 GB
iPad 4
1 GB

camera resolution

Iconia W511
8 MP
iPad 4
1.2 MP
iPad Air
1.2 MP

CPU Cores

Iconia W511
Dual core
Iconia W4
Quad core

CPU Frequency

Iconia W511
1.8 GHz
Excite 10
1.2 GHz
iPad Air
1.3 GHz

Reviews Word on the street for the Acer Iconia W511


6.0
Battery life: Users who value battery life should be satisfied with the Acer Iconia W511 and its 3540 mAh battery.

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Screen

You only get sliders for brightness, contrast, and exposure adjustments, as well as a timer and a resolution setting.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
On the other hand, its viewing angles and color accuracy are decent – likely superior to what you'd get out of a basic notebook/netbook, for that matter.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
If you'll be using the touchscreen interface to show off your sketches and designs to someone, taking advantage of this feature is recommended.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Operating System

The OS is compatible with a vast array of legacy Windows applications, which is a huge benefit.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
It will last for about 9 hours on a single charge – almost as much as an iPad or a high-end Android slate.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
But while it is an okay Windows 8 tablet, we can't really recommend it as a notebook/netbook replacement.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Operating system

Stability improved, however, after we installed a software update provided by Acer.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
Naturally, the software merges whatever audio files you have stored in the Music folder with your audio library.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
Conclusion: The Acer Iconia W511 is clearly aimed at tablet buyers on a tight budget, or simply people who aren't willing to spend too much on a Windows 8 hybrid device.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Ports

Instead, there's a microUSB port that you plug a special adapter cable (included in the set) into, and then you can hook up USB devices to the Iconia 511.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
You can even charge a smartphone in case you have its USB cable handy, which is neat.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
You can connect all kinds of peripherals to them, such as thumb drives, a mouse, or a USB hub.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Apps

Overall, the music player works, but we're not too happy with it as it lacks in features.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
That's why all your new emails and messages are synced and waiting as soon as you press that “On” button.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)
For some people, that will do just fine, but storing music, movies, or other large files on the device might be a problem.
by PhoneArena (Apr, 2013)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Size 10.1"
Technology Super IPS LCD2
Resolution 1366 x 768
PPI 155 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
  1. 802.11n
  2. 802.11a
  3. 802.11g
  4. 802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Supports 3G Yes

processor

Cores Dual core
Clock speed 1.8 GHz

form factor

Weight 580 g
Size 167.5 x 258.5 x 8.8 mm
Thickness 8.8 mm

storage

Internal storage 64 GB
RAM capacity 2 GB
Supported card formats
  1. SDXC
  2. SDHC
  3. SD
Maximum capacity 64 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support Yes
Webcam 8 MP
Rear camera 2 MP

sensors

Has a GPS Yes
Has a light sensor No
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