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Acer Aspire Switch 10
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Acer Aspire Switch 10 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star computershopper.com Good For School M3.idg.se Recommended
4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB May 2014
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A 2-in-1 As Versatile As You Are The Aspire Switch 10 can take you anywhere and you can take it wherever you go. Its Full HD (1920x1200) display reveals bright colours and crisp, clear text. This... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Flash storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs 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 Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire Switch 10 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire Switch 10 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Aspire Switch 10 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Light

The average weight of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 580g to 20kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire Switch 10 is quite light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the Acer Aspire Switch 10 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 is 6.4GB/s, the fastest is 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 24GB/s. At only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 760MHz. At only 646 megahertz, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 the display diagonals range from 10" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". With a display diagonal of only 10.1 inches, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 that we have assessed, the Acer Aspire Switch 10's total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire Switch 10 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.33 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh. When compared to other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire Switch 10 that we have checked the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the Aspire Switch 10's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 22 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 3.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a two number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Aspire Switch 10 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8 hours, the Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price] (8.43h) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style 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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

4 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star computershopper.com Good For School M3.idg.se Recommended

Expert Reviews

(59)
10 January 2016

This Acer Aspire Switch 12 S is a testament to Acer's ability to produce a thin 2-in-1 laptop with elegant style and uniquely engineered features...

Premium metal build quality
Thin and light
Full, sized USB 3.0 ports
Fullsized USB 3.0 ports
Buggy performance
9 January 2016

This Acer Aspire Switch 12 S is a testament to Acer's ability to produce a thin 2-in-1 laptop with elegant style and uniquely engineered features...

5 January 2016

The company has kitted out the device with top-end features, including an optional 4K screen, an Intel Core M processor and an Intel 3D RealSense camera...

4 January 2016

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 S is a Windows 10 convertible with high aspirations. With pricing starting at a premium ?1,200, it targets the same top end market as the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 ? a... Read more…

4 November 2015

A colourful hybrid device, but the Acer Aspire Switch 10E is more expensive than we'd like...

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User Reviews

(52)
Reviewed 20 October 2015 by Jackie
Jackie would recommend the Acer Aspire Switch 10E SW3-013

This Acer is fantastic. I used to hate using my big laptop and my iPad. Now I only have to use this as it is both. Glad I bought it...

Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Lu86
Lu86 would recommend the Acer Aspire Switch 10E SW3-013

I wasn't really sure about this product but I decided to give it a go as I needed a very small laptop which was easy to carry with me all the times between uni and work. I have a Macbook and a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2015 by SezLes
SezLes would recommend the Acer Aspire Switch 10E SW3-013

This is a great product and great value for money, I am sorry that I didn't see it when it was on offer at an even lower price. Not quite sure why it went up again? It was a shame for me that it... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2015 by Thomas
Thomas would recommend the Acer Aspire Switch 10E SW3-013

I exchanged a defective acer aspire switch 10 for this switch E and much prefer this model. It's light, good-looking and holds its battery well. It's fantastic for note-taking and work, as well as... Read more…

Reviewed 20 October 2015 by Doreen
Doreen would recommend the Acer Aspire Switch 10E SW3-013

I decided to get this for taking on holiday instead of my larger lap top,I have ended up using this all the time now its great and the battery lasts for ages. love it...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ddr3, acer 2in1, acer ddr3l, acer z3735, sw501212l7, acer z3735f, acer sw501216, acer sw3013106, acer sw501216a, acer sw3013106w, acer sw501216aa
Barcodes 00741271366081, 00887899854293, 04713147364930, 04713147585519, 06953040946552, 08878998542930

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