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Acer Aspire SW5

Acer Aspire SW5 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs produced by Acer.

SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. 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

Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire SW5 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire SW5 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Light

The weights of laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5 range from 0.88g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire SW5 is quite light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (£204.44) (1.2kg).

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Narrow

When compared to other laptops of this type and age that we have checked the width of, the Aspire SW5's width of only 261.6 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The narrowest similar spec portable PC that has been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5 is 32mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Aspire SW5 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s. At only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 646 megahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of laptops of this type and age is 760MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Aspire SW5 has a very small screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 64 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The total storage capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5 range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Helix (£868.94) (128GB), or the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (£1,364.99) (128GB).

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years is 5GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Acer Aspire SW5 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family amongst all laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire SW5.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5 range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. The Aspire SW5 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz, the Aspire SW5 has one of the slowest maximum turbo frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire SW5 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 7.7GB.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Aspire SW5 is a two battery cell count notebook PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Aspire SW5 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The processor caches of laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire SW5 over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

The Aspire SW5 has a relatively typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5.

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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
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
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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 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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw501210, sw501213, sw501213q, sw501210s, sw501210sm, acer z3735, sw501213qx, acer z3735f
Barcodes 00887899615825, 04713147482122, 04713147482467, 04713147586066

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