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Acer Aspire SW5-012
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Acer Aspire SW5-012 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jul 2014
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by Acer.

SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and type to it. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a front camera.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2504228_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire SW5-012 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the bigger battery capacities (5,910 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 range from 11mAh to 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,700mAh.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Shallow Depth in Tablet Mode

The shallowest depth in tablet mode of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1mm and the deepest is 260mm. With a depth in tablet mode of only 117 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly shallow depth in tablet mode compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012.

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Light

The Aspire SW5-012 is one of the lighter similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age. The weights of laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 range from 0.88g to 20kg.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price] (1.2kg).

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Very Thin Height in Tablet Mode

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 have heights in tablet mode of between 1mm and 220mm, and the average height in tablet mode is 44mm. At only 8.9 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly thin height in tablet mode compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Width in Tablet Mode

With a width in tablet mode of only 262 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-012 has one of the narrower widths in tablet mode amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 have widths in tablet mode of between 1mm and 360mm.

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Narrow

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the widths range from 32mm to 390mm. When compared to other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Aspire SW5-012's width of only 261.6 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Acer Aspire SW5-012 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 is 24GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked the maximum processor memory bandwidth of, the Aspire SW5-012's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 10.6 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire SW5-012 is 760MHz. The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 646 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 13", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 16". With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Aspire SW5-012 has a very small screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Helix[plb_3100660_price] (11.6").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10[plb_2964494_price] (64GB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Flex 2[pl_2589903_price] (4GB), or the Flex 2[pl_2827557_price] (4GB) both from Lenovo.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire SW5-012 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Atom) is in fact the worst processor family across all portable PCs of this age and type.

An Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. When compared to other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012, the processor clock speed of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 1.33 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked, the Aspire SW5-012's maximum internal memory of only 2,048 megabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memories of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 16GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 22 watt-hours, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5-012's maximum internal memory (64-bit) is one of the smallest amongst laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Aspire SW5-012 is a one built-in speaker portable PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the Acer Aspire SW5-012's maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz. The maximum turbo frequency of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 1.83 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Aspire SW5-012 is a two battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years have between two and eight battery cells.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Aspire SW5-012 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the memory clock speeds range from 530MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average cache memory is 2.8MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire SW5-012 over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

The Aspire SW5-012 has a pretty average battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Mode
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel AES New Instructions
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw501210, sw501118, sw501115, sw501219, sw501217, sw501216, sw501213, sw501219q, sw5012176, sw501115j, acer ddr3, sw501219r, sw501217y, sw501216t, sw5012p11, sw501213b, acer 2in1, sw501210j, sw501118m, sw501115c, sw501216k5, sw501213bn, acer z3735, sw501210js, sw501118mx, sw501115cj, sw501219qm, sw5012176j, sw501115jx, acer ddr3l
Barcodes 00887899675065, 00887899776267, 00887899776328, 00887899788543, 00887899854262, 04053162597563, 04053162597648, 04713147363599, 04713147376551, 04713147521586, 04713147523757, 04713147523801, 04713147559343, 04713147568956, 04713147569151, 04713147569380, 04713147583584, 04713147585533, 04713147585571, 04713147585632, 04713147717583, 04713147760046, 04713147882755, 04713147901357, 08592978028787

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