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Acer Aspire Switch 11

Acer Aspire Switch 11 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6" Laptop

4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Sep 2014
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The Aspire Switch 11 is the perfect blend of notebook and tablet, seamlessly fitting into every situation. With smooth transitions between four unique modes, the Aspire Switch 11 is built to... More
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9 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 2,561 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its portable PCs. Acer also has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable 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 11 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 11 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire Switch 11 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price] which has better reviews.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire Switch 11 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this spec and age ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 11, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Narrow

With a width of only 298 millimeters, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 is one of the narrower 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 11 amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The widths of laptops of this spec and age range from 32mm to 390mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 4 gigabytes, the Aspire Switch 11 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor 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 11. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire Switch 11 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 18GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Acer Aspire Switch 11 has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 17.1 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 6.4GB/s and the fastest is 26GB/s.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other laptops that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed, the Aspire Switch 11's total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire Switch 11 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire Switch 11 has a fairly small internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Aspire Switch 11. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire Switch 11 is 1GB and the biggest is 12GB.

Other 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer Aspire P3[plb_1873029_price] which has better reviews.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 13[pl_2781829_price] (4GB), or the Inspiron 13[pl_2560516_price] (4GB) both from DELL or the Lenovo Helix[plb_3100660_price] (4GB).

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Aspire Switch 11 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire Switch 11 have screen sizes of between 10" and 16".

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Aspire Switch 11 has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire Switch 11.

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

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speed of the Acer Aspire Switch 11 of only 1.33 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire Switch 11. The average processor clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

We compared all the other 1.33GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Miix 2[plb_2555143_price] is also worth considering.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.86 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire Switch 11 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire Switch 11. The average processor cache of portable PCs of this age and type is 2.8MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,955 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of portable PCs of this type and age range from 11mAh to 8,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,500mAh.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Aspire Switch 11 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Thick

The Aspire Switch 11 is fairly thick (25 millimeters) 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 11. The average height of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 11 is 23mm, and the heights range from 1.9mm to 240mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 11

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

The Aspire Switch 11 has a pretty average battery life (7.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Aspire Switch 11.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Yoga 2[pl_2558798_price] (8h), or the Yoga 2 13[pl_3024031_price] (8h) both from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

The Aspire Switch 11 has a relatively typical weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire Switch 11.

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Specification

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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
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Processor Lithography
Processor Operating Mode
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Internal Memory
Storage
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Storage Medium
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
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DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Battery
Power
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Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer sw511113, acer sw511113s, acer ntl67ek001, acer sw511113sw
Barcodes 00887899696817, 04713147218493
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