Acer unveils Aspire Switch 12 convertible
Acer unveils today a new Aspire Switch convertible that offers five modes of usage and combines a new Broadwell processor from Intel with "a vibrant" Full HD display. Acer Aspire Switch 12 has a 12.5-inch touchscreen and its unique kickstand design with magnetic latch-less detachable keyboard allows it to switch easily between the following modes: notebook, display, tent, desktop, and pad.
Acer Aspire Switch 12 uses the new Intel Core-M processor and has a display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, anti-fingerprint coating and a resolution of 1,920X1,080 pixels. This convertible features dual front-facing speakers and a detachable keyboard that can be used both wirelessly and connected. The keyboard also includes a pointing stick that provides "an enhanced navigation experience." An optional Acer Active Pen is also available for an improved writing and drawing experience.
According to the official press release, the Acer Aspire Switch 12 will be available the US and Canada with 60 GB or 120 GB of SSD storage in early 2015. Pricing, availability and detailed specs will be announced before launch.