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

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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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10 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 2,561 expert and user reviews for Acer notebook PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many 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

The Aspire Switch 10 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This Acer portable PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this type and age ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Aspire Switch 10 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Light

Portable PCs of this age and spec have weights of between 0.88g and 2.8kg. With a weight of only 1.2 kilograms, the Aspire Switch 10 is fairly light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Acer Switch 10[plb_2284700_price] (1.2kg).

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Narrow

The widths of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10 range from 200mm to 420mm. At only 261.6 millimeters, the Aspire Switch 10 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 6.4GB/s to 26GB/s. At only 17.1 gigabytes per second, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

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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 Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 600MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 740MHz.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 is 8.9" and the biggest is 16". With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 380GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB. At only 32 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex 14[plb_2755469_price] (4GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire Switch 10 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

An Intel Atom processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.33 gigahertz, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10. The processor clock speeds of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Asus T100HA[plb_3010014_price] (1.44GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 22 watt-hours, the Aspire Switch 10 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10. Portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.4GHz. At only 1.83 gigahertz, the Aspire Switch 10 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10.

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire Switch 10 have between two and seven battery cells, including the Aspire Switch 10 which has two battery cells.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Aspire Switch 10 is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire Switch 10 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Flash Memory

The smallest flash memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago is 6GB, the biggest is 130GB, and the average flash memory is 45GB. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has one of the smaller flash memory (only 32 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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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 Acer released the Aspire Switch 10.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (8.7h) which also has a higher rating.

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Expert Reviews

(174)
21 April 2016

The Microsoft Surface is synonymous with the idea of a premium 2-in-1 device, but its ongoing success has seen other makers want a slice of that pie. Enter the Acer Switch Alpha 12, a powerful yet... Read more…

12 January 2016

The inexpensive Acer Aspire Switch 11 V gets the big stuff right, but its small flaws keep it from five-star status...

Bright, clear display
Easy, to, use screen dock
Responsive multi, touch trackpad
Easytouse screen dock
Responsive multitouch trackpad
Poor battery life
Protruding hinge
Lacks power of some rivals
Pricey
Heavy
11 January 2016

The inexpensive Acer Aspire Switch 11 V gets the big stuff right, but its small flaws keep it from five-star status...

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…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 9 June 2015 by Gredamal

This little hybrid of tablet and PC is really good value for money. Display is great, it is reasonably quick, excellent for using as second PC so you don't have to carry you big laptop. On the... Read more…

Reviewed 26 December 2014 by ClodHopper

This looks lovely, but that's as far as it goes. Not only did it die during set up, but the AC adapter is very poor quality. Very short lead and a plug that broke the second time it was used (as... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Rossatron

It does look OK. But the keyboard feels cheap. And is noisy. And the touchscreen isn't very sensitive. And the screen separates from the keyboard a little too easy for me to feel confident picking... Read more…

Reviewed 23 July 2014 by Tyler R.

Initial thoughts: I have to say this little 2in1 has surpassed my expectations. I've never owned a laptop before. I'm into computer gaming and video editing, so a desktop has always been my go to... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2013 by Charles B.

Did you know wireless companies rarely make all their own hardware? D-Link's device uses exactly the same core hardware as several other wifi products from other makers: ... Buffalo WI-U2-866D ...... Read more…

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