Acer Aspire Switch 12, laptop convertible into tablet or desktop PC

Acer Aspire Switch 12

Talking about the PC market today is talking about versatility. Proof of this is the new Acer Aspire Switch 12, a device that works as a laptop, but also as a tablet or even a desktop computer. This model uses a 12.5-inch touch screen with Full HD resolution . In addition, it has an ingenious hinge on the back that allows it to be placed in various positions and a keyboard that can be detached from the computer for greater comfort. All this with one of the latest Intel Core M processors , with which we will achieve a good autonomy of up to eight hours of use without having to look for a plug. The Acer Aspire Switch 12It will hit the market from December for a price of 700 euros.

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 is committed to a screen size somewhat smaller than that of a traditional ultrabook, with 12.5 inches . This touch panel integrates a resolution Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and uses technology IPS , with which angles are achieved remarkable view up to 178 degrees both horizontally and vertically . Another point to note is that there is protection Corning Gorilla Glass to improve the resistance of glass against bumps and scratches, and technology Zero Air Gap of Acer to reduce reflections on the screen.

But without a doubt, the great asset of this model is its groundbreaking design, which seeks to combine in a single model the operation of a laptop, a tablet and even a desktop PC . And it is that its traditional use when we have the keyboard attached and the hinge closed is that of a laptop with a compact size. However, the keyboard can be removed and we already have a large tablet to work with.

Acer Aspire Switch

A third option is to open the hinge , which reaches near the middle of the rear of the equipment, and place the screen vertically. A position that together with the use of the keyboard without cables makes it an all-in-one desktop PC. Speaking of the keyboard, it should also be noted that a small stick has been included in this accessory to facilitate navigation. To run smoothly this team used a processor Intel Core M of the new generation of Intel . Although no details have yet been given about its power, what we do know is that this model will be able to achieve a good figure of eight hours of video playbackwithout needing to recharge it. A guarantee when using the Switch 12 away from home on long trips and trips.

It is expected to arrive in various storage options, using a 128GB capacity SSD memory in its entry configuration . Unsurprisingly, the operating system used is Windows 8.1 , a platform that has received more criticism than praise, but which is useful in devices that combine a tablet-like operation with the use of a laptop for productivity tasks. In the field of connections, this model will enjoy WiFi MIMO (a design with two internal antennas) for greater stability and speed in the connection. We also have HDMI, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports . The Acer Aspire Switch 12 will hit the market from December at a price of 700 euros.