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Dual multitouch screens offer unique capabilities, Stylish design.
Unique dualscreen design, Windows OS extensions from Microsoft and Acer make good use of dual screens, touch features, Interesting collection of touchenabled applications, Decent CPU performance, Included multiformat memory card reader.
Innovative design, decent price, excellent design and build.
Innovative dual-touchscreen design; virtual keyboard work better than expected; enough CPU power for everyday tasks.
Dual screens equals lots of screen real estate. Innovative touch software bundle. Reasonably priced. USB 3.0 port included. Its TouchBrowser utilizes both screens.
Unique two-screen design; customizable virtual keyboard; good performance
Uses lastgen Intel processor, Poor battery life, Soft keyboard slows typing.
Large, heavy, and expensive, Poor battery life, No recovery disks included, No internal optical drive, Very poor graphics performance, Lots of bloatware
Paltry battery life, heavy, not a product for those who do lots of data entry.
Virtual keyboard has a hint of a lag; virtual touchpad is needlessly small; saddled with last year's Intel CPUs.
Virtual keyboard will anger and flummox most typists. Big and heavy for a tablet or laptop. Bottom screen is hard to use under a bright light. Media card slot reader is an external USB attachment. Gesture editor and number of other utilities are too BETA
Too big and heavy for traditional tablet-use scenarios; poor battery life; very hard to touch-type on
By InsideHW on July 23, 2011
The absolute torrent of tablet PCs and touch-sensitive smartphones is a clear indicator of which way this industry is going to follow in the near future. After years of research and hard work, this way of user interaction has been brought to...
By PCWorld on May 02, 2011
Though Acer did a decent job with the touch features, replacing the lower deck with a touchscreen is a poor trade-off....
By Benchmark Reviews on April 26, 2011
Although we strive for objectivity here at Benchmark Reviews, please remember that each author perceives these points differently, and our conclusions and recommendations will necessarily differ from others. Also, prices can fluctuate and designs...
By MobileTechReview on April 12, 2011
Being a geek and a technologist, I love the innovation and quality of the Acer Iconia 6120. I also applaud Acer’s attempt at some custom software that makes the dual screen design more practical, enjoyable and useful. But as a practical pundit, I...
By CNET Asia on April 04, 2011
Unlike a lot of other unique proof-of-concept laptops, the Acer Iconia is fun to use and largely works as advertised. But it has a hard time answering the most frequent question we hear about it: Why would anyone need a dual-touchscreen laptop?...
By PC Mag on April 01, 2011
The Acer Iconia 6120 is a unique and innovative take on multitasking, but the virtual keyboard and Acer's touch software pack aren't ready for prime time. Buy it...
By AnandTech on March 29, 2011
Oftentimes press releases from the major manufacturers can feel like fluff: "We refreshed our notebook line again this year, new processors, etc." But every so often one of them lets a maniac into their design department, and we get something fairly...
By LaptopMag on March 28, 2011
We've slammed a lot of Windows-based consumer tablets for not taking the touch experience seriously, so Acer deserves some credit for innovating here. The Acer Ring interface on the Iconia 6120 is a cool way to interact with the notebook; the touch...
By G4tv.com on March 25, 2011
Video Review: The Acer Iconia Touchbook is the only multi-touch dual-screen notebook on the market, offering a virtual keyboard, an Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM. Chris Hardwick and Kevin Pereira review the $1600...
By NotebookCheck on March 18, 2011
Acer shakes up our rigid though patterns about the way a portable computer is used. While one part divides the world into tablets and notebooks, and accept the slate or convertible as a hybrid, Acer creates a notebook tablet. The technical execution...
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