Acer has announced the Switch 10 SW5-015 and Switch 10 E SW3-013 2-in-1 Devices at a press-event held in New York.
The Aspire Switch 10 SW5-015 is priced at US$279 and will be made available in North America in August. EMEA regions will get the device in June with Price starting at Euro 499.
The Aspire Switch 10 E SW3-013 will go on sale in North America by mid-July and will carry price-tag of US$279 (Rs. 17,700 approx). EMEA regions will have the device by May with price starting at 299 Euros (Rs. 20,450). Chinese markets are expected to get the shipments by April for a price tag of CNY 2,499 (Rs. 25,560 approx.)
[wpsm_quote author=”Jerry Kao, president of Acer Notebook Business Group” float=”left” width=”100%”]We’re excited to announce the expansion of our popular 2-in-1 notebook line with models offering more processing power and stylish new aesthetics, This flexible and practical platform is ideal for taking notes in a classroom, working on a plane or playing games while watching TV on a sofa.[/wpsm_quote]
Acer Switch 10 E SW3-013 Specifications
Tablet Mode Dimensions are 262 x 180 x 10.95 mm and Weight of 630 Grams. While in Laptop Mode (with Keyboard / optical hard drive) the measurements are 262 x 180 x 25.75 mm and Weight of 1.28KG
The Swicth 10 E SW3-013 features second Generation Acer Snap Hinge 2 with a guiding plane design for smooth switch between both the modes. The 30Wh Battery provides up 12 Hours of battery life in just one charge.
There is a 2 Mega Pixel front and Rear camera. It has a 10.1-Inch IPS Display with 1280 x 800 Pixels Resolution. It has corning gorilla glass protection with anti finger print coating and supports 10 point multi-touch. The screen also uses Acer VisionCare Suite which includes BluetLightShield (Reduce eye strain), Acer LumiFlex (for Optimization in Sunlight), Acer Switch Lock (for HDD Protection)
Inside is a Intel Atom Quad Core Processor with 2GB DDR3L RAM. The Switch 10 E SW3-013 comes in 16GB / 32GB / 64GB storage variants along with keyboard docks that allows optional hard drive supply up to 1TB.
The Chicklet Keyboard offers well spaced keys with tactile feedback and also supports gestures. The Dual Front stereo speakers will deliver clear audio anytime.
This device has Two USB 2.0 Ports (1 full size / other Micro), MicroHDMI Port, Bluetooth V4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n etc. It runs on Windows 8.1 OS along with Microsoft Office 365.
Acer Switch 10 SW5-015 Specifications
The Switch 10 SW5-015 dimensions are 261.6 x 177.1 x 8.9 mm and 600 Grams weight. When in notepad mode, the thickness is increased to 23.8 mm and weighs up to 1.21 KG (including Keyboard and HDD)
This 2-in-1 Device sports a 10.1-Inch IPS display 1920 x 1200 Pixels Resolution. It uses Zero Air Gap technology and has corning gorilla glass 3 protection on the front and back. Acer is also giving option Active Pen for the model that supports both active pen input without requirement of digitizer.
The Switch 10 SW5-015 has a 2 mega pixel front camera with 1080p recording capabilities. The 22WHr battery easily gives up to 7 hours of video playback.
Most of the other specs in both the devices are the same.