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 +====== Acer Iconia Tab w501 / w500 ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This laptop is a cheap-end 10.1" ultraportable,​ meant to be an alternative to a netbook.
 +
 +===== Specifications =====
 +| Name|Acer Iconia Tab w501/w500|
 +| Processor| Amd C50/​C60(64-bit) |
 +|  Amd C50(dual-core,​ 1.0 GHz), 1Mb L2 cache (64 bit)| Amd C60 (dual-core, 1.3 GHz), 1Mb L2 cache (64 bit)|
 +| Screen|10.1"​ TFT (1280 x 800 (WXGA))|
 +| RAM|Samsung 2GB (one stick), MAX 2GB|
 +| SSD| Samsung 32GB|
 +| Graphics| ​ AMD Radeon 6250 gpu 280 МГц (for C50) |AMD Radeon 6290 gpu 400 МГц (for C60)|
 +| Wireless|Atheros Ath9k 802.11a/​b/​g/​Draft-N Wireless|
 +| Ethernet|USB adapter Sonix | 100 Ethernet|
 +| Card Reader|SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +^Device^Compatibility^Comments^
 +| Processor|Works|tested|
 +| Screen|Works needs adjustement|Brightness (Fn) is apparently increased/​decreased in two steps for one key press|
 +| SSD|Works|tested|
 +| Graphics|Works|tested|
 +| TouchScreen |Works|Need eGalaxD daemon autostart|
 +| Sound|Works/​Built-in Mic needs manual install|(Fn) Volume controls work perfectly, headphones jack works|
 +| Ethernet|Works|Tested|
 +| Wireless|Works|Tested with WPA2, WPA, WEP and plain |
 +| USB|Works|Tested|
 +| Card Reader|Works|Tested with SD Card|
 +| Camera|Works|Tested using Cheese and Skype, Google Hangouts|
 +| Microphone|Works|Tested with Skype|
 +| Fan|Needs manual install to slow it down|With kernel>​=3.11 ​ and kernel parameter radeon.dpm=1 proper power management|
 +| External Monitor HDMI|Works|Tested with different kind of monitors|
 +| Playback HD movies 720p|Works|With kernel>​=3.10 and Mesa>​=9.2 full HD video decoding is possible|
 +===== Notes =====
  
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