The Acer Aspire Switch 10 unifies the concepts of tablet and laptop in one device

It is called Acer Aspire Switch 10 and is a convertible laptop also allows us to use as a tablet, since the screen is detachable from the keyboard carrying included. The device allows us to work in different positions depending on the task you’re performing. We can remove the screen and use it independently mount like a portable tent or the way to watch a movie comfortably. The series of Acer Aspire Switch 10 goes the full version of Windows 8.1 and has a complete and balanced technical profile. Its screen measures 10.1 inches, has a processor Intel Atom with Intel HD graphics, a multitude of connection and battery range of up to eight hours.

The design is the key to Acer Aspire Switch 10, which offers several options depending on how we place your screen and keyboard. The device is quite compact as its panel measures 10.1 inches diagonally, like most large format tablets market. In this way we can remove the screen and use it independently would a tablet like usual. The part of the screen is a bit thick compared to a conventional tablet, but you can handle comfortably and not too heavy. The natural position of the device is the same as that of any laptop, but also can rotate the screen so that they hold so watch a movie or use only the touch control panel. Another position is the Tent mode, similar to the above, but with the screen, and forming a sort of triangle keyboard.

The two pieces are secured by two magnetic hinges. The system is very strong and there is no danger of accidentally come unless we give a hit. However, although its hinges magnets are strong, we have noticed that sometimes are not properly aligned and the two parts can be left out, so you need to take care to insert both parts correctly.

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 weighs around a kilo if we screen and keyboard, it’s not much, but it is somewhat heavy for the size it is. Nevertheless it is convenient to carry as it takes up very little space in bag. The chassis is made of plastic and the corners are slightly rounded, the finish is silver with a type metal texture. The keyboard is quite comfortable to use, with separate keys and trackpad built, but you can also connect a mouse to the USB port integrated into the keyboard.


The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has a 10.1 inch diagonal Zero Air Gap technology, a system that eliminates the space between the panel and the glass, improving visibility by reducing glare on the surface. The panel type is IPS LCD with LED backlighting and capacitive multi-touch technology, so it responds well to gentle touches. Its resolution is 1,366 x 768 pixels and concentrated 155 dots per inch. Acer also includes a system called Lumiflex that optimizes control color so you can see properly in bright light. The screen is very sharp and bright enough to see the content even if reflections.

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 integrates a single camera on the front of the screen that will serve to make video calls through Skype or similar applications. The sensor captures images FullHD 1080p but its lens is not too bright, so we can not expect outstanding quality. However it is more than enough for us to look good and also to take pictures and videos in a timely manner. The camera has a built-in image editor to trim, add effects or filters to enhance color.

Acer provides the Acer Aspire Switch 10 two capacity options; choose between 32 and 64 GB of internal memory. In both cases we are talking about a disk SSD. In addition you can expand the memory using its card slot MicroSD, can double the capacity. Keep in mind that Windows 8.1 takes up space. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has an Intel Atom processor with four cores operating at 1.33 GHz and is supported by 2 GB memory DDR3 RAM. Not a particularly toe configuration, but rather balanced, but in normal use the system goes very fluid and the computer boots in just seconds.

As we have already said, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 comes standard with Windows 8.1, 32-bit version. The team offers a number of pre-installed applications that come us very well to start using the computer. Among these applications, we find Microsoft Office, Skype, Internet Explorer, Maps or Kindle. Of course Microsoft includes more utilities own the scanner, calculator, calendar, contacts, news or weather information. The team provides access to store application Microsoft, where you can download many more apps being added to the Metro interface. Acer also brings its part with a package of features aimed at optimizing computer, document management or between other media playback options. You can enjoy your space in the cloud Acer Cloud to keep their data safe and synchronized at all times.

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