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This crazy phablet is actually a full-fledged Windows 10 computer

September 2nd, 2015 at 1:09 PM
Acer Jade Primo Windows 10

Next time you’re shopping for a portable Windows 10 computer remember this name: Acer Jade Primo. Announced at IFA 2015 in Berlin, Germany, the Jade Primo is the world’s first smartphone that can be turned into a full-fledged Windows 10 computer. Brilliant idea? Ridiculous idea? You be the judge…

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The 5.5-inch Acer phablet isn’t just a next-gen smartphone ready to run Microsoft’s mobile version of Windows 10, Phone Arena reports. The device packs support for Microsoft’s Continuum feature, so it can be connected to a display in order to offer a desktop-like Windows 10 experience — complete with all the privacy concerns.

The Jade Prime comes with a special dock that makes it all happen, and the smartphone can be paired with a wireless mouse and keyboard. It is reportedly able to run Windows 10 universal apps, as well as x86-based apps that have been converted for devices that utilize ARM processors.

Speaking of specs, the phablet packs a Full HD AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, a 21-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

Pricing details and release timing aren’t available for the Jade Prime just yet.

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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