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Acer Aspire SW5-012
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Acer Aspire SW5-012 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 564GB HDD+Flash 10.1" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Oct 2014
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

Acer is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Acer also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire SW5-012.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (564 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire SW5-012 the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB.

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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 typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire SW5-012 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP. At 2 megapixels, the Aspire SW5-012 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire SW5-012, the Aspire SW5-012 has a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a touchscreen currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 the flash memorys range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average flash memory is 45GB. The Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly big flash memory (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 the weights range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Acer Aspire SW5-012 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 that we have checked, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Aspire SW5-012 of only 10.6 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 6.4GB/s and 26GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire SW5-012 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire SW5-012 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 640MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 760MHz. The Aspire SW5-012 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 646 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 10.1 inches) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire SW5-012 is 10" and the biggest is 16".

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 1GB and the biggest is 12GB. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 that we have assessed the internal memory of, the Aspire SW5-012's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Aspire SW5-012 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an SSD storage media. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

The best storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is SSD.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire SW5-012 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

An Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

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

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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 portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 51Wh.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire SW5-012 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Aspire SW5-012 has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire SW5-012 is 7.6GB. The Aspire SW5-012 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 2 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire SW5-012 is a two number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Aspire SW5-012 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire SW5-012

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire SW5-012 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire SW5-012.

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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 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
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
Micro 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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Orientation Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw5012, acer 32, sw5012p, acer 32b, sw501210, sw501215, sw511110, sw501218, sw501212, sw501211, sw501211c, sw511110z, sw501218k, sw501212n, sw501218v, sw501212q, sw501211r, acer 32bi, sw501210y, sw501215z, ntl66ec002, sw501216y2, sw501212qm, sw501211rc, sw501214b2, acer 32bit, sw501210yb, sw501215zg, sw501211cl, sw501212w0
Barcodes 04053162597631, 04713147550784, 04713147558780, 04713147582129, 04713147584864, 04713147584918, 04713147584963, 04713147585007, 04713147724239, 04713147740611

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