Product code: 82721913
This computer will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 when it launches globally on Wednesday 29 July. Click here to discover everything you need to know about Windows 10 (opens in a new tab).
With the versatile Acer Aspire Switch 10, you can flip, fold, dock and detach to find the position that suits your needs best. Thanks to its Acer Snap Hinge design, the Switch 10 can be used as a laptop, tablet or stand, so you can choose the mode that helps you be more productive.
The Acer Snap Hinge allows the Switch 10 to have a fluid design. It allows you to attach, detach, pivot and flip the tablet screen so you can use the keyboard as you see fit. Attach it to look like a normal keyboard for typing and productivity or remove the keyboard for touch-based browsing and interaction. Flip it over to share a presentation with others or pivot into tent mode to watch a film in limited space, with the Snap Hinge, you can choose the best mode for you.
With a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F Processor and 2GB of RAM inside, the Switch 10 is ideal for working on the go. Four cores running at up to 1.83GHz with Burst Frequency will give you rapid access to apps, the internet, videos and games, the Atom is designed to give you great mobile performance without sacrificing battery life.
32GB of Fast Storage
The Switch 10 features 32GB of storage built directly into the tablet, so you can keep your most important data with you, wherever you go.
Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Office
With Windows 8.1 you can access your favourite legacy Windows programs and brand new apps from the Windows Store all on one system. The Switch 10 also comes with a complimentary one year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal, providing up to date versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Onenote, Outlook, Access and Publisher, as well as 20GB of cloud storage from OneDrive and 60 minutes of Skype credit.
Bright and Vibrant Visuals
Thanks to its LumiFlex display technology, the display on the Aspire Switch 10 can be viewed no matter where you are. It'll provide optimised colour control, so you can watch videos and share photos even in bright sunlight. Visuals are made more vibrant thanks to the Zero Air Gap (direct bonding) and IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology, ensuring that you can see clearly from wide angles.
Connect to computers and other USB enabled devices with the micro USB port on the tablet or the full-size USB port on the keyboard dock. Hook your Switch 10 up to your HDTV and output video or web content on the big screen by using the micro HDMI port. Built-in Wi-Fi ensures you can access wireless networks to connect to the internet when you need to. Bluetooth connectivity makes it easy to send files wirelessly to other Bluetooth enabled devices, such as computers, smartphones and other tablets.
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- Accessories Included
- AC adaptor, user documentation
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- Up to 4 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play or burn (write to) Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- H2.3 x W26.2 x D18.0cm
- Ethernet Port
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via an ethernet cable (available separately).
- Graphics card
A component that generates the image you see on your computer screen. More sophisticated graphics card feature memory dedicated to graphics, which is important for a gaming PC
- Intel HD Graphics
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Internal Storage
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask. Measured in GB, More RAM will help to run games or demanding programs like video editing more efficiently.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card. Please check that the slot type is compatible with your memory card type
- Model name / number
- Aspire Switch 10
- Operating System Filter
- Windows 8
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Windows 8.1 (32 bit)
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- 1x USB 2.0
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run. Modern processors feature multiple cores that can adapt the speed they run at depending on the task
- Intel Atom Z3735F
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet
- Intel Atom
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks and often have multiple cores. Measured in GHz
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1280 x 800 pixels
- Screen Size
- 9.1" to 11"
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- 10.1" to 12"
- Touch Screen
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11b/g/n