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Acer Aspire Switch 10 V SW5-017-196Q

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 V SW5-017-196Q
Acer Aspire Switch 10 V SW5-017-196Q (Aspire Switch Series)
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3L
Display
10.1 inch 16:10, 1280 x 800 pixel 149 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64GB Flash (eMMC)
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Card Reader: microSDXC
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9 x 262 x 180 ( = 0.35 x 10.31 x 7.09 in)
Battery
3770 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.178 kg ( = 41.55 oz / 2.6 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Aspire Switch 10 V SW5-017-196Q

70% Review: Acer Aspire Switch V 10 (SW5-017)
Source: Tablets Magazine Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Series: The Acer Aspire Switch Series is a series of portable and hybrid laptops. The design of the laptop models is stylish thanks to their attractive looking aluminium lids. The hinge of the Windows systems allows users to flip, rotate and even detach the screen from the keyboard in a snap. Each model in the Switch Series has different processors ranging from 1.33 GHz Intel Atom Z3745 up to Intel Core i5-6200U processors. There are also different options for the graphic card ranging from Intel HD Graphics up to Intel HD Graphics 5300.

In terms of storage, Acer offers two different options; 32 GB and 64 GB. There are 10.1-inch and 12-inch models. The displays are Full HD, IPS and they provide good contrast and colors from all viewing angles. In addition, they are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for additional damage and scratch resistance. The tablet part of the laptop has a USB 2.0 port, a micro HDMI port and a headset jack, while the keyboard dock has an additional USB 2.0 port. The weight of the laptop starts from 1.05 kg up to 1.6 kg depending on the model the user selects.

Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Celeron) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 shader cores (EU) and different clock speeds.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

Z8350: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.44 - 1.92 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel LPDDR3-1600 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.178 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


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.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-02- 2 (Update: 2017-02- 2)