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Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012
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Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1" Laptop

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Flash storage media, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 0.3MP and the highest is 8MP. At 2 megapixels, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Flash Memory

The average flash memory of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 45GB. The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite big flash memory (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Shallow Depth (tablet Mode)

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the shallower depth (tablet mode)s (only 117 millimeters) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The shallowest depth (tablet mode) of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 9.9mm and the deepest is 220mm.

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Light

The average weight of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 580g to 20kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Width (tablet Mode)

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the width (tablet mode)s range from 170mm to 360mm. The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the narrower width (tablet mode)s (only 262 millimeters) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Thin Height (tablet Mode)

With a height (tablet mode) of only 8.9 millimeters, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012's height (tablet mode) is one of the thinnest amongst laptops of this type and age. Laptops of this spec and age have height (tablet mode)s of between 8.9mm and 220mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is 640MHz and the fastest is 900MHz. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago, the on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 of only 646 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite small display diagonal (only 10.1 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. The average display diagonal of laptops of this spec and age is 13", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 16".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 range from 16GB to 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of only 64 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a very small internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2GB internal memory laptops and we think the Acer Aspire Switch 11 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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 more than two years.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.33 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 22 watt-hours, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has one of the smallest battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a very slow processor boost frequency (only 1.83 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is a two number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012. The processor caches of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 over two years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012.

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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 Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Modes
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
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
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
3G Standards
2G Standards
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
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
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
Stylus Pen
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sw5012, sw5012p, sw501212, sw501211, sw501210, sw501216, sw501214, sw501215, sw5012p19, sw501211e, sw501210y, sw5012163, sw501214h, sw5012p10, sw501216g, sw501215x, sw5012172, sw501211r, sw5012p13, sw501214b, sw501212e, sw501211s, sw5012118, sw5012p10g, sw501216gw, sw501215xe, sw501215l5, sw501213m7, acer z3735, sw501211k1
Barcodes 00887899686832, 00887899695919, 00887899696152, 00887899719851, 00887899787911, 00887899815492, 00888863034864, 04053162597570, 04053162597655, 04053162597662, 04053162597693, 04053162787452, 04713147217595, 04713147217830, 04713147233199, 04713147369133, 04713147558841, 04713147569496, 04713147569540, 04713147569595, 04713147569632, 04713147569922, 04713147585885, 04713147585960, 04713147586011, 04713147586103, 04713147586202, 04713147586363, 04713147664559, 04713147690725

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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1"
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4 core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 64GB Flash 10.1"
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Faster Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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Only Two Processor Threads

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