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

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Based on 1,714 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its portable PCs. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs 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

The Aspire SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the Aspire SW5-012 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 also have a touchscreen.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Shallow Depth (tablet Mode)

At only 117 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-012 has a quite shallow depth (tablet mode) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012. The average depth (tablet mode) of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 160mm, and the depth (tablet mode)s range from 9.9mm to 220mm.

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Light

The Aspire SW5-012 is fairly light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that came out more than two years ago is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

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Quite Narrow Width (tablet Mode)

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 the width (tablet mode)s range from 170mm to 360mm. When compared to other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 that we have assessed, the Aspire SW5-012's width (tablet mode) of only 262 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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Quite Thin Height (tablet Mode)

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the height (tablet mode)s range from 8.9mm to 220mm. With a height (tablet mode) of only 8.9 millimeters, the Aspire SW5-012's height (tablet mode) is one of the thinnest amongst comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire SW5-012 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 640MHz and 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 646 megahertz, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have display diagonals of between 10" and 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". With a display diagonal of only 10.1 inches, the Aspire SW5-012 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked, the total storage capacity of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

Other 32GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus T100TA.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 1GB and the biggest is 12GB.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire SW5-012 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. This Acer notebook PC has an Intel Atom processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Atom) is in fact the worst processor family across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz. The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (1.5GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours) of the Acer Aspire SW5-012 of only 22 watt-hours is one of the smallest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire SW5-012. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.3GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Aspire SW5-012's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, including the Acer Aspire SW5-012 which has one number of built-in speakers.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 range from 2GB to 16GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 3.4GHz. When compared to other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the processor boost frequency of, the Aspire SW5-012's processor boost frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Aspire SW5-012 which has two number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of portable PCs of this type and age is 530MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz. The Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Aspire SW5-012 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire SW5-012 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Modes
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Ports Quantity
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Orientation Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Electronic Compass
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Weight (tablet Mode)
Height (tablet Mode)
Depth
Depth (tablet Mode)
Width
Width (tablet Mode)
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw501217, sw501216, sw501213, sw501210, sw501219, sw501118, sw501115, sw501118m, sw501115c, sw501219r, sw501115j, sw5012p11, acer ddr3, sw5012149, sw5012176, sw501216a, sw501213b, sw501216d, acer 2in1, sw501217y, sw501216t, sw501210j, sw501216e, sw501219q, sw501219n, sw5012149a, sw501219q7, sw5012176j, sw501216aa, sw501213bn
Barcodes 00887899675065, 00887899776267, 00887899776328, 00887899788543, 00887899854262, 04053162597563, 04053162597648, 04713147363599, 04713147376551, 04713147521586, 04713147523757, 04713147523801, 04713147559343, 04713147568956, 04713147569151, 04713147569380, 04713147583584, 04713147585533, 04713147585571, 04713147585632, 04713147717583, 04713147760046, 04713147882755, 04713147901357, 08592978028787

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