The Taiwanese Tablet maker has recently launched new tablets in the market. Earlier we learned about the Acer 7-inch tablets dubbed as Iconia One 7 and Iconia Tab 7. There is a new 10-inch tablet that was unveiled in an event recently. The new tablet is named as Acer Aspire Switch 10. This is a Windows tablet powered by Bay trail series of processor. The tablet Aspire Switch 10 display and the dock are attached through magnetic hinge. This hinge serves multiple purposes making the tablet a hybrid slate.
Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a 10”, Windows 8 4-in-1 tablet
Iconia One tablets are 7-inchers and are running on Android OS. But the Aspire series runs on Windows 8.1 OS in fast few days we learned about the Acer Aspire E11 and Acer Aspire V11 Laptops that was set for US. Now it’s turn for Acer Aspire Switch 10. The word Switch in the name serves the tablet right away. This 10-inch slate is convertible to Laptop (with the keyboard dock), tablet (with or without dock), Tent Mode (with dock) and Display Mode (with dock). The new Acer tablet serves multiple purpose and these features make the tablet more appealing.
Coming to the specifications, as aforementioned, the tablet is running on Windows 8.1 OS. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is powered by Intel Atom Z3745 Bay Trail processor coupled with Intel HD GPU. The slate flaunts a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with Zero Gap (LumiFlex technology) and having a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The Acer tablet, in terms of storage, boards 2GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of internal memory. However, for additional storage the dock ships with inbuilt HDD.
Like other Acer tablets, Aspire Switch 10 comes with usual options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, mini HDMI port, etc. The slate comes in an aluminum chassis and for audio it boasts dual speakers on the front panel of the display. However, the dock also supports USB port.
The tablet is a hybrid device. Using the magnetic hinge, the slate can be attached or detached from the keyboard. With the dock users can use the tablet as laptop, or support the slate for tent mode or move the screen backwards and use it in a display mode. And for this you can detach the display from the dock and attach it by turning it around.
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 hybrid slate will be on floors later this month and bears a price tag of $380.
Acer has added two other laptops in the Aspire series. Acer Aspire E11 and Acer Aspire V11 are Slim and Light Laptops running in Windows 8.1 OS. The laptop features 11.6-inch display and is again powered by Bay Trail processor. Both the laptops are available is US, Acer Aspire E11 priced tagged at $270 and on the other hand, Acer Aspire V11 is priced for $370. The detailed specifications are discussed here.
We are talking about the Acer Aspire Switch 10. The slate surely draws attention with its 4-in-one hybrid modes.
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