Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012-16AA Detachable 2 in 1 Touchscreen Laptop (32GB)

July 27, 2015 - Comment

Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012-16AA 2-in-1 comes with these high level specs: Intel Atom Quad-Core Processor Z3745 1.33GHz with Intel Burst Technology up to 1.86GHz, Windows 8.1, 10.1″ HD 1280 x 800 resolution, high-brightness (350-nit), LED-backlit IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology with integrated 5-point screen, Intel HD Graphics, High-definition audio support, 2GB of LPDDR3 Onboard Memory,

Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012-16AA 2-in-1 comes with these high level specs: Intel Atom Quad-Core Processor Z3745 1.33GHz with Intel Burst Technology up to 1.86GHz, Windows 8.1, 10.1″ HD 1280 x 800 resolution, high-brightness (350-nit), LED-backlit IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology with integrated 5-point screen, Intel HD Graphics, High-definition audio support, 2GB of LPDDR3 Onboard Memory, 32GB Internal Storage, Micro SD memory slot, 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN with Acer Nplify, featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, Built-In HD Webcam, 1 – Micro USB 2.0 port (Tablet), 1 – USB 2.0 port (Keyboard), 1 – Micro-HDMI with HDCP support (Tablet), 2-cell lithium polymer battery (5910mAh), Microsoft Office 365 Personal 1-Year Subscription (activation code included), Up to 8-hours Battery Life, 2.58 lbs. | 1.17 kg (Tablet & Keyboard)

A Device as Versatile as You

The Aspire Switch 10, Acer’s new generation 2-in-1, seamlessly fits into every situation, no matter where your journey takes you. It’s unique magnetic Acer Snap Hinge™ makes switching between four modes a cinch. The gorgeous touch screen with tough Gorilla Glass 3 delivers a bright visual experience, while speedy Intel® quad-core performance boosts productivity. Enjoy an incredible touch-type-view experience in a single device that easy to carry and keeps you at peak productivity with up to 8 hours of battery life and Microsoft Office 365 Personal.

A Device as Versatile as You

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 combines stand out style and easy functionality. The Acer Snap Hinge™ provides a magnetic and latch-less detachable design making it easy to smoothly attach or detach the tablet from the keyboard and also holds the tablet firmly in place during use. Flip, detach and switch to find a mode for every moment.

Notebook

Spacious keyboard and touchpad make for effortless typing and navigation.

Tablet

Browse the web, play games, and more, this mode lets you stay productive and mobile.

Tent

Ideal for sharing a display when space is limited such as in an airplane.

Display

Flip the display around for comfortable browsing and presentation or video sharing.

Packing every feature you need into a modern design with clean lines, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the perfect 2-in-1 for an on-the-go lifestyle at only 0.35-inches thin.
Weighing only 1.29 lbs., as a tablet, it fits perfectly in your hand making it comfortable when reading e-books or browsing your favorite websites. Pop it into the comfortable keyboard and touchpad to make navigation a breeze.

Delightfully Productive

As a notebook, tablet, display and tent, Acer Aspire Switch 10 means effortless transitions between creating, collaborating and sharing. The Intel® quad-core processor delivers exceptional tablet mobility and laptop capability in one great device for lightning fast web browsing and extraordinary battery life that keeps up with you. Office 365 Personal enables you to install the latest full version of Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook – and its powered by the cloud so you can get your applications and files from virtually anywhere! The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the perfect blend of portability and productivity. With up to 8 hours of battery life, you have the entire day to do what you want.
Acer’s Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) lives on your own device so the storage capacity of your cloud can be as big as you want, yet with ultimate privacy and security.

A Spectacular View

With the resolution to bring details to life and the resilience to battle wear and tear, the Aspire Switch 10 is a stunning device you will want to share. The 10.1 inch HD touch display with Zero Air Gap and IPS technology combine to provide vivid clarity and bright and consistent color from every angle. And now with Gorilla Glass 3, your Switch 10 display is 3x stronger and more resistant to scratches than Gorilla Glass 2 keeping your Switch beautiful to the eye.

Enjoy a brighter world inside and out! LumiFlex™ optimizes display brightness and enhances color contrast of the screen under sunlight. So you can check websites, read eBooks, and watch movies with friends while outside.

Comments

Razok says:

Portable on a budget! I purchased this 2n1 a few weeks ago because I needed something more portable than my aging laptop. It initially was much smaller than I expected. I’m just now reviewing this as I wanted to get some hours on the machine first.First off, the packaging is clean and well thought out. The tablet is the first thing out of the box, wrapped in plastic. After that there is a cardboard flap that pulls out to reveal the keyboard attachment. It is wrapped in a synthetic clothe. Finally, the charger and Office activation pamphlet are under the keyboard, accessed by pulling out the cardboard under the keyboard. In other words, this thing comes tightly packaged in a nice small box.Setup was quick and easy. It doesn’t come with a whole lot of bloatware (to my surprise). Just Acer pc management programs and their own set of productivity tools. I promptly uninstalled all of the included programs. Acer also includes quite a few browser bookmarks on the desktop.As for…

Mr. D says:

It’s cool, it’s light, it does the job, it’s well priced I just received this laptop (model: sw5-012) and have used it for an hour. Here is my preliminary review. First of all, I have not experienced the stuck Windows key like I did with the older model (sw5-011). If you have read my other review on the older model, you would have known that the older model has problem turning on. I was not the only user who experienced these two major issues. I will have to use this new laptop for the next few days in order to see if it also has any issue with powering on as well as any other issues. I will post an update. For now, let me highlight the major differences in features between the two modelsNew Model vs Old ModelModel # SW5-012 vs SW5-011MS Office 365 vs Office 2013Screen resolution 1280×800 vs 1366x768Power & USB connectors on left side vs on right sidePower button and volume keys on right side vs left sideWindows key on right side vs on the bottom front screenAmazon price $350 vs $406 (as…

Duncan Black "desertgrj" says:

Compares Well to the Windows Surface tablet This tablet/laptop compares very closely and compares very favorably to my 2013 Windows Surface RT. Like the Surface tablet, the Acer Aspire Switch is not at all heavy and is about as thin, although at 10.1 inches it is slightly shorter. The Acer is very responsive to swipes and touches and is very, very quick. The 1.33 GHz Intel Atom is more than enough firepower for this pc. Acer’s keyboard is much more like a conventional keyboard in look and feel. The keys are not sticky and had a nice click to them; It is a useful thing to have a tablet which quickly converts to a conventional laptop-like computer. Interestingly the left ‘d’ on the virtual tablet keyboard seems to stick, meaning it is not always immediately responsive.Out of the box the Acer Aspire is very simple to start (after ½ hour so so charging time) and very quick to set up logins, timezones, location info, etc. Since I do own the Surface and was setting the new tablet up through my wi-fi the Acer…

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