DUBAI- Acer unveils the 2-in-1 Aspire Switch 10 notebook that enables users to touch, typing and viewing wherever and whenever. The game-changing Aspire Switch 10 features four unique modes, giving consumers a better way to use a mobile companion. With notebook, tablet, display and tent modes, the 2-in-1 notebook adapts to the way people want to use it instead of forcing people to adapt to a single usage pattern. The device features a magnetic detachable Acer Snap Hinge™ design for easy transition between modes and latch-free keyboard docking with optional additional storage capabilities. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the ideal companion that helps users stay a touch more connected wherever they are.
From youngsters and students who want a device for study and play, to business travelers needing multi-functional methods of working and staying socially connected on the go, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 fits smartly anywhere with four modes of usage – notebook, tablet, display, and tent.
In Notebook mode,it can be used as a fully functional notebook PC with full-sized keyboard with touchpad for comfortable typing and productive work and as a tablet for browsing the internet, viewing movies, and having everything in your hand in tablet mode.
The Display mode allows the user to switch the screen to show content, such as the presentation file in meetings or share photos among friends.
The Tent mode is ideal for watching movies in confined spaces such as an airplane while travelling or on a side coffee table.
Sturdy Acer Snap Hinge™ design
The Acer Snap Hinge™ allows users to switch smoothly between the four modes. It features a magnetic detachable design for latch-free docking that is neater and smoother than any other dock hinges on the market. The Acer Snap Hinge™ includes two hooks to hold the tablet firmly connected to the keyboard, plus a 2-way connector enables the tablet for convenient dual position viewing. The tablet can easily be connected or released from the hinge with a magnetic force capable of holding up to 2.8 kg in weight.
Elegant design and delightful productivity
The durable and thin aluminum back-cover of the tablet features an architectonic cross-brush pattern achieved through nano imprint lithography technology giving it the right elegance, durability and profile.
The Aspire Switch 10 is one of the thinnest 2-in-1 devices on the market – less than 8.9 mm thick in tablet mode and 20.2 mm with keyboard docking. Weighing up to 1.17 kg, the light and ultra-thin design is ideal to take on the road.
The 10.1-inch HD touch display (1366 x 768) with IPS technology provides wide viewing angles of up to 178-degrees, and richer colors. Zero Air Gap technology delivers more vibrant and crisp images, while Acer LumiFlex™ solution further optimizes screen visibility during outdoor activities, even under strong sunlight.
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 with up to 64GB of onboard storage and 2GB of RAM is powered by Intel’s® Atom™ (Bay Trail T) quad-core processor for fast performance and multitasking in all modes. Microsoft Windows 8.1 includes several intuitive features, such as InstantGo that keeps data and apps up-to-date even when the screen is off by maintaining an internet connection along with an efficient power-saving feature. It comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition at no additional expense so users can create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents virtually anywhere.
The Precision Touchpad enhances sensitivity and accuracy for the same visual experience as using a touch screen, and supports 6-core Windows 8 touch gestures. The full-size keyboard ensures comfy and productive typing, while the optional integrated hard-disk offers additional storage of up to 500GB.
With built-in AcerCloud™ it means users will never be unprepared as they can easily always access and manage their data anywhere. AcerCloud apps offer real time information, data management, data security across multiple devices for immediate synchronizing.
Optional accessories include the Acer Snap Case that protects and packs the tablet and keyboard for easy carrying. Micro HDMI-VGA cable connects the tablet to a monitor, projector or TV supporting720p/1080i/1080p resolution, while the micro USB cable serves as a connection and charging hub.