Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-5819
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix
Average of 6 scores (from 9 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-5819
Hot worker. We are testing the Surface Pro rival and successor to Acer's Swift Alpha 12, and we will discover to what extent it can meet Windows standards. Acer tackles this feat with high performance at a low price.
Update: Lower power consumption in idle scenario
Source: Pocket Lint Archive.org version
The Acer Switch 5 is a largely successful progression of the series, with decent battery life, operation, ample power, plus other great features such as the one-handed stand adjustment and the fingerprint scanner being built into the power button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Netzwelt DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% features: 70% display: 70%
Source: Tuexperto ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Elegant design; large screen; nice display; powerful hardware. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/12/2018
Source: HDblog.it IT→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive design; powerful processor; compact size; light weight. Negative: No USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/19/2018
Source: Tablets Magazine NL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good hardware; high performance; good cooling and silent system; backlit keys; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/14/2018
Source: Tek.no NO→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80%
Source: Arena IT →EN Archive.org version
Positive: Great built quality; powerful hardware; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2017
Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i7-7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This is a standard display format for tablet computers or small convertibles. You see more on the screen than on a smartphone but you can't use big resolutions well. On the other hand, mobility is not a problem.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.
Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.
79.55%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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