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Acer Aspire SW5-012

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

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 32GB Mar 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Acer Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 311 megahertz, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire SW5-012. Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 32 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012 is 5.7GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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 Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire SW5-012 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire SW5-012 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the HP Spectre x360 (£399.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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 smallest battery capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 is 2,100mAh and the biggest is 8,600mAh.

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Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 is quite light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012. The lightest laptop of this age and spec is 290g heavy, the heaviest is 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012 range from 200mm to 390mm. The width of the Acer Aspire SW5-012 of only 261.6 millimeters is one of the narrowest amongst notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 is 24GB/s. At only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 2 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Screen Size

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16". With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (11.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 is 380GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

There are a number of alternative 32GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba Satellite Click Mini L9W-B which has better reviews.

If this Acer notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus T100CHI (64GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Atom) is in fact the worst processor family amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.33 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus T100HA (1.44GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5-012's maximum turbo frequency is one of the slowest amongst notebook 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 portable PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the Aspire SW5-012.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Mode
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board 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
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 2in1
Barcodes 00888863027255

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See How Other Laptops Compare to the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Lenovo Yoga vs Acer Aspire SW5-012

Lenovo Yoga vs Acer Aspire SW5-012
Lenovo Yoga
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6"
Acer Aspire SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 32GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
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Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
224GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Significantly Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Two More Battery Cells
Only Two Processor Cores
3x Smaller Internal Memory

DELL Inspiron 13 vs Acer Aspire SW5-012

DELL Inspiron 13 vs Acer Aspire SW5-012
DELL Inspiron 13
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
Acer Aspire SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 32GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
£
94% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
14GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Three Battery Cells
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory
Two Less Processor Cores

HP ENVY x360 vs Acer Aspire SW5-012

HP ENVY x360 vs Acer Aspire SW5-012
HP ENVY x360
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
Acer Aspire SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 32GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
£
968GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Vastly Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
37% Faster Processor Clock Speed
Three Times Smaller Internal Memory
Only Two Processor Cores
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