Acer Aspire Switch 10

Specifications

Acer Aspire Switch 10Notebook: Acer Aspire Switch 10 (Aspire Switch Series)
Processor: Intel Atom Z3740
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.1kg
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire Switch 10

70% Acer Aspire Switch 10
Source: Wired Magazine English
Many of my complaints are fairly minor, however. And they belie the simple fact that the Switch 10 is often a pleasure to use. On the whole, it’s a capable and very portable tablet, giving you the full Windows experience in a package that’s easy to toss into a bag or backpack. Keyboard gripes aside, I actually enjoyed spending time with the device, and frequently found myself using it as a standard slate, leaving the keyboard attachment behind.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Recenze: Acer Switch 10 - levná kombinace tabletu a notebooku s magnetickým spojem a výborným displejem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Super IPS display; touchpad with quick reactions; lightweight. Negative: Contrast of the display; relatively short battery runtime.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/01/2014

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z3740: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at up to 1.86 GHz (Turbo), an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel LPDDR3-1067 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.1 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba Encore 2 10.1 inch
Atom Z3735G, 0.63 kg
» Fujitsu Stylistic Q584
Atom Z3770, 0.66 kg
» Asus Transformer Pad TF103C
Atom Z3745, 0.55 kg
» Schenker Element 3G
Atom Z3740D, 0.594 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad 10
Atom Z3795, 0.576 kg
» Acer Aspire Switch 10
Atom Z3745D, 1.05 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 10
Celeron N2806, 1.2 kg
» HP ProPad 600
, 0.652 kg
» HP ElitePad 1000 G2
, 0.68 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T100TA-C1-GR
Atom Z3740, 1.113 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Dell Inspiron 11-3147
Pentium N3530, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Asus Memo Pad 8 ME181C
Atom Z3745, 8.0", 0.322 kg
» Acer Aspire V3-111P-43BC
Pentium N3530, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Acer Aspire E3-111-C45G
Celeron N2930, 11.6", 1.3 kg
» Acer Aspire E1-510
Celeron N2920, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite C55-A5140
Celeron N2820, 15.6", 2.3 kg
» Asus MeMo Pad 7 ME176CX
Atom Z3745, 7.0", 0.3 kg
» Asus C200MA-DS01
Celeron N2830, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Medion Akoya E6240T-MD99290
Celeron N2920, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Asus Memo Pad 7 ME176C
Atom Z3745, 7.0", 0.295 kg
» Toshiba Encore WT8-A-103
Atom Z3740, 8.0", 0.45 kg
» Toshiba Satellite C50-A-1M0
Pentium N3520, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Medion Akoya S6214T-MD99380
Pentium N3520, 15.6", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion 11-n000ed
Pentium N3520, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Pro NB10-A-109
Celeron N2810, 11.6", 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-07- 9 (Update: 2014-07- 9)