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Acer Switch 10
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Acer Switch 10 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

£469.99
£261.11 £208.88 cheaper than 33 days ago
4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jul 2014
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The Aspire Switch 10 knows design doesn t only live in a static image. Design lives in use. It is the feeling of the metal under fingers, a smooth release, a conveniently slim profile. Acer Snap... More
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11 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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,666 expert and user reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago. 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

The Switch 10 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Switch 10.

Alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price].

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Acer Aspire Switch 10[plb_2964494_price], or the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2194317_price] is also worth considering.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Switch 10 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Laptops of this spec and age processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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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 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The Switch 10 has one of the higher front camera resolutions (2 megapixels) amongst laptops of this age. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this spec and age is 15MP.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch 10, the Acer Switch 10 has a touch sensitive screen.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider including the Acer Aspire Switch 10[plb_2964494_price], or the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2194317_price].

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Quite Big Flash Memory

The smallest flash memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Switch 10 is 8GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average flash memory is 50GB. The Acer Switch 10 has one of the bigger flash memory (64 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Acer Switch 10 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and type amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The weights of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch 10 range from 0.88g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Yoga 2[pl_2275492_price] (1.7kg), or the Yoga 2[pl_2194317_price] (1.6kg) both from Lenovo.

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Narrow

The widths of portable PCs of this age and type range from 32mm to 390mm, and the average width is 320mm. With a width of only 261.6 millimeters, the Acer Switch 10 is one of the narrower portable PCs of this age and type amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 4 gigabytes, the Switch 10 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Switch 10 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 6.4GB/s and 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s. The Switch 10 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 17.1 gigabytes per second) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Switch 10 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Switch 10 range from 10" to 16".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the ThinkPad Yoga[pl_2372159_price] (12.5"), or the Yoga[pl_2452506_price] (12.5") both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 11 3147[plb_2447795_price] (11.6").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Switch 10 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Switch 10. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 370GB.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the ThinkPad Yoga[pl_2372159_price] (256GB), or the Flex[pl_2505633_price] (320GB) both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 11 3147[plb_2447795_price] (500GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Switch 10, the Switch 10 does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price].

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Switch 10 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Switch 10 is 5GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Yoga[pl_2452506_price] (4GB), or the Yoga 2 13[pl_2476872_price] (4GB) both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 11 3147[plb_2447795_price] (4GB).

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Acer Switch 10 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family across all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.33 gigahertz, the Switch 10 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Switch 10. The processor clock speeds of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Flex 2[pl_2589903_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the FLEX 2 14[pl_2964538_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Switch 10 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. The Switch 10 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 1.86 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and type have between two and eight battery cells, including the Switch 10 which has two battery cells.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Switch 10 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Switch 10 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Switch 10

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Acer released the Switch 10.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Acer Switch 10 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Switch 10.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2553718_price] (9h).

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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
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Layout
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 Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Audio System
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
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ntl6let010, acer sw5015198, acer sw5012p19, acer sw5012p19k, acer sw5015198p, acer sw5012p19kd, acer z3735f2gb64, acer z3735f2gb64g, acer z3735f2gb64gb
Barcodes 00887899543500, 00887899543531, 00887899696213, 00888863868476, 04713147217892, 04713147363421, 04713147363452

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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1"
£ 1,303.57 £261.11
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Lenovo Yoga
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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1"
£ 867.30 £261.11
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