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Acer Switch 3 SW312-31P

Specifications

Acer Switch 3 SW312-31P
Acer Switch 3 SW312-31P (Switch 3 Series)
Processor
Intel Pentium N4200 4 x 1.1 - 2.5 GHz, Apollo Lake
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
12.00 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 189 PPI, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16 x 295 x 201 ( = 0.63 x 11.61 x 7.91 in)
Battery
4670 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 68.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 55%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Switch 3 SW312-31P

60% Acer Switch 3 review: Cheap, capable, underwhelming
Source: It Pro English
The Switch 3 has been a difficult device to review. It offers great value for money for those looking for a capable 2-in-1 experience, but who've been put off by the exorbitant costs normally associated with the market. It's a solid, well-built machine, with a decent battery life and a good 1080p screen, and performs perfectly well as a business machine.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Surface-Clone für 400 Euro
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2018
77% Review: Acer Switch 3 (SW312-31P)
Source: Techzine Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 55% display: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 505: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Apollo Lake series.

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.


Pentium N4200: Low power quad-core SoC from the Apollo Lake series for inexpensive notebook. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.5 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter. Compared to the previous Atom generation, the per-MHz performance of the CPU architecture was vastly improved and the graphics adapter was improved as well.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.00":

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.


1.2 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.


68.5%: 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, 2017-10- 2 (Update: 2017-10- 2)