Acer Details Iconia W700 Windows 8 11.6-inch Tablet PC, Available October 26

Editors Note  – With the windows 8 surface tablet release at the end of this month (26th October) this is a great opourtunity for a lot of the major manufactors to jump onto the windows 8 bandwagon. Acer are one of the first companies to announce a windows 8 tablet, expect to see more in the coming weeks.

Today, Acer officially unveiled the U.S. and Canadian availability, pricing and full spec list of its Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet, which comes in three variants ranging in price from $799 ($749 in Canada) to $999, depending on hardware configuration. The tablets will ship on October 26, the same day Windows 8 is scheduled for its public release, which should provide us with an early look at how third-party offerings will perform in a market that’s yet to really be proven. Continue reading