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Acer Switch SW3-013
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Acer Switch SW3-013 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jul 2015
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With its brilliant new Acer Snap Hinge 2, this trendy and compact 2-in-1 laptop transforms into four different devices, simply and incredibly smoothly. Add to that its long battery life, and you... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Long Standby Time

Portable PCs of this type and age have standby times of between 7.5 day(s) and 8,100 day(s). The standby time of the Switch SW3-013 of 8,060 days is one of the longest amongst portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Switch SW3-013.

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Good Brand

Acer has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 540MHz. The Switch SW3-013 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (311 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age 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 Front Camera

The Switch SW3-013 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 also have a front camera.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The Acer Switch SW3-013 has a fairly long battery life (12 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Switch SW3-013. The battery lifes of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Switch SW3-013 range from 2.2h to 18h.

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Acer Switch SW3-013 has one of the bigger battery capacities (8,060 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 2,100mAh and the biggest is 8,600mAh.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Acer Switch SW3-013 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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AC Cable Included

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

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Light

With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Acer Switch SW3-013 is one of the lighter 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Switch SW3-013 amongst laptops of this age. The weights of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Very Narrow

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 the widths range from 200mm to 390mm. At only 262 millimeters, the Switch SW3-013 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Switch SW3-013.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Switch SW3-013 is 14GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 that we have checked the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Switch SW3-013's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Switch SW3-013 of only 10.6 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At only 646 megahertz, the Switch SW3-013 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago is 600MHz, the fastest is 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 740MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16", and the average screen size is 13". When compared to other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Switch SW3-013 that we have checked the screen size of, the Acer Switch SW3-013's screen size of only 10.1 inches is one of the smallest.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 810 G3 (11.6"), or the Acer Aspire R3-131T (11.6").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Acer Switch SW3-013 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Switch SW3-013.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Switch SW3-013, the Switch SW3-013 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Switch SW3-013 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Switch SW3-013. The average internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 5.7GB.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 14 (4GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Switch SW3-013 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most 2 in 1 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 amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.33 gigahertz, the Acer Switch SW3-013 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz.

There are a number of other 1.33GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x2 (£249.99).

If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus T100HA (1.44GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Switch SW3-013, the Acer Switch SW3-013's maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Switch SW3-013 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the Switch SW3-013 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Switch SW3-013 is 8.1GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Switch SW3-013 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 30 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Switch SW3-013 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Switch SW3-013 is a two battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between two and seven battery cells.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch SW3-013 is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Switch SW3-013 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Thick

At 22.9 millimeters, the Switch SW3-013 is fairly thick compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago the heights range from 7.3mm to 280mm.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Switch SW3-013 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Switch SW3-013 have one USB 2.0 port.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Switch SW3-013

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the Switch SW3-013 over a year ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Docking Station Included
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
Memory
Maximum 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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
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
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Rear 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
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Standby Time
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Keyboard

Expert Reviews

4 July 2011

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Powerful performance in a slim form factor
Affordable for its specifications
Tad heavier than other ultrathin notebooks

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 32, sw301312, sw301311, sw301314, sw301318, sw301317, acer 32b, sw301314y, sw301318v, sw301317u, sw301312z, acer 32bi, sw3013194, sw301312c, sw301311l, acer 32bit, sw301317j1, sw3013194t, ntmx3eg005, sw301317v2, sw301312cf, sw301311ls, sw301314yw, ntg1xeg002, ntmx1et001, sw301318vl, sw301312u1, sw301317ue, sw301312zy, acer z3735
Barcodes 00888863012886, 00888863057191, 00888863057771, 00888863060979, 04713147887286, 04713147903979, 04713147916429, 04713147926923, 04713147927036, 04713147927791, 04713147927845, 04713147956593, 04713392051593, 04713392094293, 04713392107924, 04713392153389

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