The Acer Aspire Switch 10 has garnered many great reviews from media and technology experts since it was announced in April of this year. The 10.1-inch Aspire Switch 10, which combines a notebook and tablet in one flexible device, has been consistently applauded for its four versatile usage modes, innovative magnetic Acer Snap Hinge™, elegant designand better sound quality.
The Aspire Switch 10 was designed for users needing a portable and stylish Windows 2-in-1 notebook for multitasking and different scenarios. Computerworld called it “nearly magical” and stated “Versatility is the watchword for Acer's Aspire Switch 10, a tablet that has four distinct personalities,” referring to its four usage modes – Notebook, Pad, Display and Tent. Computerworld also commended its sound quality saying “With speakers at the base of the tablet's front, the Aspire Switch 10's audio sounded much sharper, fuller and louder than the others, regardless of whether it was on its own or connected to its keyboard.”
In TabTec’s side-by-side comparison of the Aspire Switch 10 and a competing model, the reviewer also highlighted the Aspire Switch 10’s “better sound quality and better sound experience” due to the placement of its speakers. The reviewer commended the high quality build of the aluminum cover that is also less prone to accumulating fingerprints, and noted the superior performance of the display featuring IPS technology.
The Aspire Switch 10 provides users a latch-less docking experience and smooth transitions between modes with its unique and innovative magnetic detachable Acer Snap Hinge™ design. PC Magazine, which rated it “excellent” with four out of five stars, commented on the “sleek-looking design and magnetic multimode hinge.” Singapore’s Strait Times, which awarded the Aspire Switch 10 with its ‘Digital Life Editor’s Choice Award’, commended the stability of the magnetic hinge.
During a recent broadcast of a nationally televised US TV program on the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) TV Network, the Aspire Switch 10 made an appearance on the program’s ‘Best Back to School Gadgets’ segment, where it was touted for its versatility and excellent value.
At the recent IFA show in Berlin, Acer launched the second generation Aspire Switch 10 (SW5-012) with an enhanced display with Full HD11920x1200 resolution and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, and the 11.6-inch Aspire Switch 11.
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