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Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-80KM

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Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-80KM
Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-80KM (Aspire Switch Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
11.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

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Average Score: 61% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 70%, display: 50% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-80KM

ACER Switch 11 Pro 2-in-1 Laptop
Source: Legit Reviews English
If you are looking for an all around good system, the ACER Switch 11 might be a great choice. Running Windows 8.1 Pro (upgradable to Windows 10 when that is released), you can run any software compatible with Windows. In tablet mode it can be used in tight locations or as a light weight system. The addition of the keyboard allows it to be utilized as a great display or a laptop. The Switch 11 is a great option for those that want the best of portability and productivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/17/2015

Foreign Reviews

61% Tablet mit Tastatur als Notebook-Ersatz?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 61% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 50%

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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 4200: Processor graphics card in some of the ULV Haswell CPUs with 20 EUs (GT2). 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.
4202Y:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.0 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4200 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

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.
1.6 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.


61%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-325N
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4012Y
Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-31U3
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4012Y
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S-59393621
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4020Y
Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171-39LB
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4012Y

Devices with the same GPU

HP Pro X2 612 G1
HD Graphics 4200, Core i3 4012Y, 12.5", 1.86 kg

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Acer Chromebook Spin 15 CP315-1H
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Acer Spin 1 SP111-32N-P1PR
HD Graphics 505, Pentium N4200, 11.6", 1.25 kg
Acer Switch 7 SW713-51GNP-89JD
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 13.5", 1.6 kg
Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-85LZ
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Acer Spin 5 SP513-52NP-870E
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Spin 3 SP315-51-34CS
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 7100U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Acer Spin 5 SP513-52NP-583A
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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 CP713-1WN-54GA
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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 CP713-1WN-55HT
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.5", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook Spin 15 CP315-1H-P75Z
HD Graphics 505, Pentium N4200, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-55NV
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T-K1TR
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Acer Aspire Switch One 10 S1003-189R
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Acer Chromebook Spin 11 R751TN-C0CG
HD Graphics 500, Celeron N3350, 11.6", 1.4 kg
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HD Graphics 505, Pentium N4200, 15.6", 0.2223 kg
Acer Spin 3 SP314-51-P0WG
HD Graphics 610, Pentium 4415U, 14", 1.7 kg
Acer Spin 3 SP314-51-38XK
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 14", 1.7 kg
Acer Spin 5 SP513-52N-5210
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-58Q4
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 12.2", 1.29 kg
Acer Switch 3 SW312-31-C4P6
HD Graphics 500, Celeron N3350, 12.2", 0.877 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-01-28 (Update: 2015-01-28)