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Acer Switch SW5-012

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

£280.99
£209.35 £71.64 cheaper than 83 days ago
4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB May 2014
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
With the resolution to bring details to life and the resilience to battle wear and tear, the Aspire Switch 10 is a stunning device you will want to share. Full HD1 (1920 x 1200) display, Zero Air... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings as do all laptops manufactured by Acer.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Switch SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Switch SW5-012 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Switch SW5-012 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera 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 portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Switch SW5-012 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Switch SW5-012 also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Switch SW5-012 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Switch SW5-012 amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that came out around the same time as the Switch SW5-012 is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (£204.44) (1.2kg).

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Narrow

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Switch SW5-012 the widths range from 32mm to 390mm. At only 261.6 millimeters, the Switch SW5-012 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Switch SW5-012 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Switch SW5-012 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The maximum processor memory bandwidths of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Switch SW5-012 range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Switch SW5-012's maximum processor memory bandwidth is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 Switch SW5-012 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Switch SW5-012. 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Switch SW5-012 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 640MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 760MHz.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Switch SW5-012 is 10" and the biggest is 16". With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Switch SW5-012 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years, the total storage capacity of the Acer Switch SW5-012 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the Switch SW5-012 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Switch SW5-012 is 5GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Acer Switch SW5-012 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Acer Switch SW5-012 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Atom processor family, whereas most laptops of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Switch SW5-012.

An Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family is the best processor family across comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.33 gigahertz, the Switch SW5-012 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Switch SW5-012. 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Switch SW5-012 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Switch SW5-012 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Switch SW5-012.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Acer Switch SW5-012 is a two battery cell count portable PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Switch SW5-012 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of laptops of this type and age is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Switch SW5-012

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

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
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
LED Backlight
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
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Performance
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
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw501211e6, sony z3735, acer z3735, sony z3735f, acer z3735f, acer sw501212l7, sony ntl6xek004
Barcodes 00887899615368, 04713147482009

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Lenovo Yoga
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB 10.1"
£ 643.23 £209.35
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14GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Eight Battery Cells
Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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Satellite U920t vs Switch SW5-012

Toshiba Satellite U920t vs Acer Switch SW5-012
Toshiba Satellite U920t
2 core Intel Core i3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB 10.1"
£ 679.54 £209.35
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Significantly Bigger Total Storage Capacity
15GB/s Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Only Two Processor Cores
Five Hundred and Thirteen Times Smaller Battery Capacity
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