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

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4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jul 2013
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Acer Aspire Switch 10 Overview Review by Chippy
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10 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Acer many processor core portable PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Acer.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire Switch 10 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the B50-45[pl_2386764_price], or the G50-45[pl_3049974_price] both from Lenovo or the Asus X553[plb_2964492_price].

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a three point five headphone out port laptop.

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Two ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has more ESATA/USB 2.0 ports than most of the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Aspire Switch 10. Most of the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have one ESATA/USB 2.0 port, however this portable PC has two ESATA/USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Asus X553[plb_2964492_price].

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Two USB Ports

Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 have between one and three USB ports, including the Aspire Switch 10 which has two USB ports.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked, the width of the Aspire Switch 10 of only 261 millimeters is one of the narrowest. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 have widths of between 240mm and 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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Light

Laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The weight of the Aspire Switch 10 of only 580 grams is one of the lightest amongst portable PCs of this type and age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Medion AKOYA E6239[plb_2545196_price] (2.3kg), the Lenovo B50-45[plb_2386764_price] (2.3kg), or the Asus X553[plb_2964492_price] (2.3kg).

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Aspire Switch 10 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which have a front camera.

Other laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the B50-45[pl_2386764_price], or the G50-45[pl_3049974_price] both from Lenovo or the Medion AKOYA E6239[plb_2545196_price].

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 16". The Aspire Switch 10 has one of the smallest screen sizes (only 10.1 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3049974_price] (15.6").

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10, the Aspire Switch 10's total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB.

If this Acer portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3049974_price] (1TB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago that we have checked, the Aspire Switch 10's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3049974_price] (8GB).

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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 i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family amongst all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10.

The best processor family across similar types of portable PC is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 that we have assessed, the Aspire Switch 10's processor clock speed of only 1.33 gigahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-45[plb_3049974_price] (2GHz).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 10 that we have assessed, the processor clock speed of the Acer Aspire Switch 10 of only 1,330 megahertz is one of the slowest. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 2,700MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz.

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire Switch 10 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Acer Aspire Switch 10 which has two battery cells.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10 range from 25cm to 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 36cm. The Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 25.654 centimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10.

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Very Small Storage Capacity

The storage capacity of laptops of this spec and age range from 32GB to 1.5TB. The Aspire Switch 10 has one of the smaller storage capacity (only 32,000 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 6.9GB. At only 2,000 megabytes, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 10.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire Switch 10 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10 range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a two battery cell laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire Switch 10 have between two and seven battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the Aspire Switch 10 over three years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Aspire Switch 10 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 10.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it. 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.

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Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Keyboard
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Technical Details
Display
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Main Camera Resolution
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Weight
Type

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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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 2in1, acer z3735, acer b01eh0, acer z3735f, acer b01eh0m, acer ghz2gb32, acer b01eh0mv, acer ghz2gb32g, acer sw3013185, acer b01eh0mvg, acer ntmx1aa007, acer b01eh0mvgo, acer ghz2gb32gb, acer sw501212l7, acer sw3013185z, acer ntmx1aa007c, acer ntmx1aa007cr
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