11/28/2010

Acer Iconia the Real Dual Screen Laptop



Acer Iconia will be the futuristic concept of laptop with their dual screen feature. which ditches the physical keyboard to get laptops to compete with the tablets style-on. Now, that may seem confusing, but then a laptop sans a keyboard could be dubbed a tablet, what say? Introduced at the Acer Global Press event in New York City, the concept laptop, called the Acer Iconia has two 14-inch touchscreen displays attached by a hinge. Scheduled to run Window 7, the laptop’s top screen functions as the primary screen, while the one below serves as a navigation panel, displaying things like the keyboard, touch wheel and on-screen controls etc, the display can also work as an extension for the primary display.

Here's the specification of this Dual Screen laptop named Acer Iconia.

The laptop weighing in at about 6.1 pounds features an Intel Core i5 480 processor, 4GB of RAM, 640GB hard drive and Clear-fi, a device networking intiative for media sharing. In addition to an Acer’s interface overlay – Acer Ring, which makes accessing documents and Web pages, resizing pictures and navigating through content library very easy, the laptop will have two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0, HDMI-out, a 1.3-megapixel Webcam and Bluetooth. Acer claims the laptop would be available in US markets by Christmas or latest by January, but also confirms that there will be no SDK available for it until December, so you may have to live with limited customized software Acer has designed initially.

More pics of Acer Iconia after the jump




Via : PCworld

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1 Comments:

Dan said...

I want one! No, two!

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