Acer Iconia W700 vs Microsoft Surface Pro Comparison

Acer Iconia W700 is an Ultrabook in a tablet’s body, like Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet. Its aluminum back is flat with slightly rounded edges and feels good to hold. It is a bit less responsive to touch input during using.

Here is hardware specs comparison on Acer Iconia W700 vs Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet.

Device Name Microsoft Surface Pro Acer Iconia W700
Accessories Stereo speakers, stylus, touch or type keyboard cover The W700 comes with a decent external Bluetooth keyboard, but no mouse.
A docking cradle allows you to prop up the tablet in either landscape or portrait mode.

Removable kickstand on the back

Price Starting at $899 Starting at $999.99
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080(208 ppi) 1980 x 1080(190 ppi)
Display 10.6 inch 11.6 inch
RAM 4 GB Dual Channel 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 (non-upgradeable)
CPU Intel Core i5 Intel Core 1.7GHz i5-3317U (Turbo up to 2.6GHz)
GPU Intel HD Graphics 4000
Storage 64GB or 128GB 128GB solid-state drive
Ports Full-size USB 3.0, microSDXC card slot, Headset jack, Mini DisplayPort, Cover port 1x USB 3.0, micro HDMI, headphones
Cameras Two 720p HD LifeCams, front- and rear-facing with TruColor 5.0MP camera, webcam
Weight 907 g 950 g
OS Windows 8 Pro Windows 8 64-bit


One thought on “Acer Iconia W700 vs Microsoft Surface Pro Comparison

  1. What about battery life comparison? Acer W700 is about 6-8 h and Surface Pro will be like 3-4 h. And about the accessories for W700 – now it’s sold with keyboard case but it’s still without touchpad or mouse.

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