The availability of Windows 8 towards the end of last year brought about a number of exotic design, mostly from Lenovo and Acer. The Iconia W510, from Acer, is one of them. It is a convertible laptop that features a removable display that acts as a tablet and a docking station that converts the tablet into an ultra-thin device.
The whole thing is powered by a Clovertrail-based Intel Atom Z2760 processor, one which is clocked at 1.8GHz, has two cores and 1MB of cache. There's also 2GB of RAM, a 32GB SSD, a 10.1in 1,366 x 768 pixel HD IPS display, Intel HD graphics, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, microHDMI, microSD, microUSB, full USB, an Acer Crystal Eye HD webcam and a removable docking station that can double the onboard battery life from nine hours to 18 hours.
On top of that, there is the ubiquitous Windows 8 OS plus Acer's own cloud-based solution called AcerCloud. The tablet comes with Acer's Always Connect technology which can connect to hotspots in a mere 2.5 seconds. Undocked, the W510 is 8.8mm thick and weighs a mere 580g. You can read our review of the Acer Iconia W510 Windows 8 tablet here.