Acer ICONIA – World’s Most Advanced Touchbook

Acer introduces ICONIA is the world’s most advanced touchbook. It has got Dual screens and Full touch interface.

It is constructed out of a pair of 14 inches (36 cm) LCD screens, attached with a hinge in the manner of a traditional laptop, but with the keyboard replaced with one of the screens. The device weighs 6.1 pounds (2.8 kg) and is equipped with both Windows 7 and a propietary Acer operating system for the touchscreen interface.

The Iconia is also to operate Acer programs for accessing multimedia and other content, including Alive, a program for downloading content such as music, videos and application, and Clear. Fi, designed to enable content to be shared among multiple devices over the internet.

The device will be equipped with either a 640GB or 740GB hard drive, and will have 4GB of RAM. Its processor will be an Intel Core i5 unit. There will be two USB 2.0 ports, a single USB 3.0 port, and an HDMI-out port. A 1.3 megapixel webcam and Bluetooth connectivity will also be standard.[advt]


Absolute Touch Experience: Discover new and immersive ways to view and interact with your favorite videos, photos, websites and movies. ICONIA delivers a visual experience like no other with all your multimedia, entertainment, communication and even web pages seamlessly flowing across dual screens.

Your personal touch: Watch a video on the top screen and browse your multimedia library on the bottom one. ICONIA gives you many ways to make your computing experience a truly personal one.

Acer Ring: Ready for the next-generation touch experience? Simply touch open the Acer Ring and a world of user friendly applications and features awaits.

SocialJogger: ICONIA puts your social life in one place, allowing you to check posts and updates in one glance and use both displays to view even more content. Check updates from your Facebook, YouTube and Flickr contacts in a single glance, using the dual screens to check posts and updates on the bottom display and the second display for exploring and viewing more content.

Gesture Editor: Gesture Editor lets you create your own custom gestures to instantly open applications or your favorite websites. The built-in Gesture Editor is a simple and intuitive way to  personalize your ICONIA, letting you set customized gestures to  launch specific applications, open websites, view your desktop or even lock your computer.

Virtual Keyboard: Simply place both palms on the bottom screen and the virtual keyboard with a full-sized QWERTY layout, international language support and touchpad instantly appears, giving you the sameexperience of a traditional phisycal keyboard with the addition ofpredictive text input for natural-speed typing while avoiding mistakes.[source]

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