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Acer Aspire SW5-012
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Acer Aspire SW5-012 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 564GB HDD+Flash 10.1" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Aug 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer portable PCs and also specifically for Acer 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 is 280MHz. At 311 megahertz, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012, the Aspire SW5-012 has a front camera.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 564 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012. The smallest total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago is 32GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire SW5-012 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,600MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Aspire SW5-012 has a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

With a flash memory of 64 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has one of the bigger flash memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest flash memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 is 6GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average flash memory is 44GB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 is quite light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. The average weight of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 is 1.6kg, and the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP Pavilion x360 (£399.99) (1.4kg).

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Narrow

At only 261.6 millimeters, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 is very narrow compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012. The widths of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012 range from 200mm to 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and type is 14GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 17.1 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire SW5-012. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s.

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Very Small Screen Size

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the screen sizes range from 8.9" to 16". The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 10.1 inches) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 7204 (11.6") which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 (4GB).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Aspire SW5-012 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

The best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire SW5-012 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

An Intel Atom processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.33 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012. Similar spec laptops that were released one year ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus T100HA (1.44GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 age and type. The average battery capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 43Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Aspire SW5-012 has a very small maximum internal memory (only 2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire SW5-012. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum internal memories range from 2GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequency of the Acer Aspire SW5-012 of only 1.83 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.1GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012's maximum internal memory is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 is a two battery cell count laptop.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The Aspire SW5-012 has a quite small cache memory (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest cache memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB. The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 2 in 1 laptop was released.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Aspire SW5-012 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire SW5-012.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 14 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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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
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
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
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
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
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
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Weight in Tablet Mode
Height in Tablet Mode
Depth
Depth in Tablet Mode
Width
Width in Tablet Mode
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw5012, acer 32, sw5012p, acer 32b, sw501210, sw501215, sw511110, sw501218, sw501212, sw501211, sw501211c, sw511110z, sw501218k, sw501212n, sw501218v, sw501212q, sw501211r, acer 32bi, sw501210y, sw501215z, ntl66ec002, sw501216y2, sw501212qm, sw501211rc, sw501214b2, acer 32bit, sw501210yb, sw501215zg, sw501211cl, sw501212w0
Barcodes 04053162597631, 04713147550784, 04713147558780, 04713147582129, 04713147584864, 04713147584918, 04713147584963, 04713147585007, 04713147724239, 04713147740611

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Acer Aspire SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 564GB HDD+Flash 10.1"
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Acer Aspire SW5-012
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