• CPU: Intel Core M-5Y10a
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • Display: 12.5”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 60GB SSD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3
  • Weight: 1.45 kg (3.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Simple and functional design
  • Great keyboard
  • IPS LCD panel with FHD resolution
  • Relatively good battery life
  • It packs the new Broadwell Core M processor and shows good performance

Cons

  • Mouse button design could be better
  • We've recorded PWM under 99% brightness
  • The hinge feels loosened at times

Acer Aspire Switch 12 - Specs

CPU Performance #213
  • Intel Celeron N3160 0.1%
  • Intel Core M-5Y51 0.1%
  • Intel Core M-5Y10a
  • AMD A9-9420 0.3%
  • Intel Core i3-4020Y 0.4%
GPU Performance #255
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) 0.3%
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • Intel HD Graphics 4200
  • Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
Display
12.5”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
LG LP125WF2-SPB2
Color accuracy 6.15
HDD/SSD
60GB SSD
RAM
4GB DDR3
OS
Windows OS
Battery
3220 mAh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic
Dimensions
317 x 221 x 17 mm (12.48" x 8.70" x 0.67")
Weight
1.45 kg (3.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB MicroUSB 3.0 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1
  • Card reader microSD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm combo audio/microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

More Acer Aspire Switch 12 configurations

DISPLAY: 12.5-inch, 1920×1080, IPS

Name LG LP125WF2-SPB2
Diagonal 12.5"
Pixel density 153.60 ppi
Brightness 385 cd/m2
sRGB 66%
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920×1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (57 cm)
Contrast 800:1
dE Color Checker 6.15

 

Acer Aspire Switch 12 in-depth review

Devices that offer the so-called "2-in-1" capabilities are becoming more and more popular. There are two main reasons for this. Firstly, there are a lot of consumers out there, who don't need a big notebook or desktop computer, but still want the more effective and comfortable physical keyboard. Secondly, technology becomes so advanced that companies like Intel offer quite small SoCs that can fit in a smaller form factor without sacrificing overall performance. That being said, Acer Aspire Sw[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core M-5Y10a

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 5300

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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