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Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Apr 2015
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The Aspire Switch 10 can take you anywhere and you can take it wherever you go. Its Full HD (1920x1080)[1] display reveals bright colours and crisp, clear text. This device delivers a lifelike... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook 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 were launched around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 311 megahertz, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 200MHz, the fastest is 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at include the HP Pro X2 612 G1[plb_2952699_price], or the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2967671_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Acer Switch 10 E[plb_2899121_price] is also worth considering.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 also have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Pro X2 612 G1[plb_2952699_price], or the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2967671_price].

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Acer Switch 10 E[plb_2899121_price].

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Very Light Weight in Tablet Mode

The lightest weight in tablet mode of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 430g and the heaviest is 1.1kg. At only 585 grams, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite light weight in tablet mode compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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Quite Shallow Depth in Tablet Mode

At only 117 millimeters, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly shallow depth in tablet mode compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have depths in tablet mode of between 7.2mm and 300mm.

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Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 290g and 2.8kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2967671_price] (1.6kg and cheaper); or the HP Pavilion x2[plb_2777919_price] (920g and higher rated).

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Very Thin Height in Tablet Mode

Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 have heights in tablet mode of between 7.2mm and 210mm. With a height in tablet mode of only 8.9 millimeters, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the thinner heights in tablet mode amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Very Narrow Width in Tablet Mode

The average width in tablet mode of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 330mm, and the widths in tablet mode range from 230mm to 2,400mm. At only 262 millimeters, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite narrow width in tablet mode compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 320mm, and the widths range from 200mm to 390mm. With a width of only 262 millimeters, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is one of the narrower 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 10.6 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012's maximum internal memory supported by processor is one of the smallest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 646 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 600MHz to 900MHz.

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Price Has Recently Increased by £18.94

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has increased in price by £18.94 in the last 53 days.

Quite Small Screen Size

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a very small screen size (only 10.1 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16", and the average screen size is 13".

Alternative 10.1" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x2[plb_2777919_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. With a total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the HP Pro X2 612 G1[plb_2952699_price]; or the HP Pavilion x2[plb_2777919_price] are also worth considering.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

Alternative 2GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP Pavilion x2[plb_2777919_price] which has better reviews.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Atom processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1.33GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x2[plb_2777919_price].

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. The average processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have one USB 2.0 port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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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
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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 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
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Electronic Compass
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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Battery
Battery Life
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 2in1, acer ddr3, acer ddr3l, acer z3735, acer z3735f, acer p238827, acer p238828, acer p238741, acer p238824, acer p238830, acer p238821, acer p238820, acer p238822, acer sw301617, acer p238821p, acer p238820p, acer sw301313, acer sw301619, acer sw301614, acer sw301317, acer p238822p, acer sw301311, acer p238827p, acer sw301316, acer p238828p, acer p238741p, acer sw501216, acer sw511113, acer p238824p, acer p238830p
Barcodes 04713147523887, 04713147559763

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Pro X2 612 G1 vs Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

HP Pro X2 612 G1 vs Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
HP Pro X2 612 G1
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
£ 193.70
224GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
6GB Bigger Internal Memory
34% Bigger Processor Cache
2.4" Bigger Screen Size
Only Two Processor Cores
56% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Pro X2 612 F1P90EA vs Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

HP Pro X2 612 F1P90EA vs Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
HP Pro X2 612 F1P90EA
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.3GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
£ 1,052.29
14GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
75% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
50% Bigger Internal Memory
Two Less Processor Cores
Hugely Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Inspiron 11 vs Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

DELL Inspiron 11 vs Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
DELL Inspiron 11
4 core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6"
Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1"
£ 287.99
94% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
6GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
50% Bigger Internal Memory
Lower Front Camera Resolution
4.1mm Thicker
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