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Acer Aspire Switch SW5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 reviews of Acer Aspire Switch SW5-011. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the features and screen are overall positive. The price and portability also get good opinions. There are some negative opinions about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire Switch SW5-011 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Acer Aspire Switch SW5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of Acer Aspire Switch SW5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and features. The portability and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the reliability.

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59% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-011-18R3 10.1-Inch Detachable 2 in 1 Touchscreen Laptop (32GB)

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

All I need for school

 

This little PC/tablet is a lightweight machine with all the programs you need for school. I'm glad it came with free office 2013. The battery seems OK. I have only used it a couple days so far though. The keyboard seems good enough for typing a report...

It needs a BIOs update and when I did the update it made my system take at least an hour to load, I tried to restart it 5-6 times and it wouldn't load windows. Finally I figured out it needed another complete system restore to make it work. You can...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Altho (newegg.com)

Smooth and nice

 

It has nothing to do with the product but I oredered the product at 4pm, I got it the next day at 11am, amazing first thime it happens to me. Good job Newegg !

I got this 2 in 1 for my wife in replacement of her old 2007 macbook. She uses it for school, ebook reading, internet browsing and also to watch movie. This is a great ultrabook, it actually runs windows 8.1 very smoothly, the touch screen is very good...

for the price none, might update after a couple of months if we find any

Feb, 2015
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Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great buy

 

Does some things my Surface 2 RT cannot due to RT OS

Full WIN 8.1. Can't tell it is a refurb as everything looks and functions as a new unit. Synch through MS account to my desktop. Great for use on the road

32 GB may ultimately be a limiter, but so far doesn't seem so

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Broke within 2 weeks

 

I would not recommend this product.

Nice touch screen, easy to use

Broke within 2 weeks of light use, won't power on at all and NewEgg support did not help me at all. They referred me to Acer but the SN shows up as an expired warranty by Acer support website

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: OrionRed (newegg.com)

Love it so far (5 months)

 

There is a weirdness with the battery change. There is a setting on the wifi adapter that tells it stay awake and look for updates. Apparently, that feature was created for ACTUAL tablets that can do that in the hardware. This tablet does not have that...

Lightweight...windows 8.1...quick response...good wi fi connectivity...crisp/clear screen...comes with full Office, not the Office 365 stuff ; Looked at this for my daughter in college, then went and got myself one instead. She has one now too and...

I got a dead spot on my screen. Very tiny..took me like three weeks to even notice it. Smaller than the periods in this text box

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Just What she wanted

 

Easy to use for the whole Family (3 year old 9 year old and mom/dad)

NonE

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: tanya (newegg.com)

oh my gosh gollee

 

Its portable, and the 2 in 1 ability is neat

It falls over if you open it too much, it is horribly slow, there are constant pop ups, it is nearly impossible to use efficiently. I had to use a different computer in order to type this review, because it wouldn't work. It takes forever to load...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Baze (newegg.com)

Acer SW5-011-11JE

 

Good device, especially or travelers.

Light weight & slim. I like the way the keyboard can be attached to the tablet for different configurations

Sometimes the tablet gets confused with the cursor / touchpad interface when keyboard is attached. Also, sometimes the pointer freezes for about 5 seconds. Just a couple of minor annoyances, that's all

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: James J (newegg.com)

Model#: SW5-011-18R3

 

I got a powered USB hub so I can connect DVD drive, Mouse and external drives and find that I'm able to do most things just like a full laptop which means this tablet goes way beyond my expectations. I would recommend this to all on a budget.

Good price, very responsive, has a keyboard, full win 8 pro 8.1 operating system and Office 2013 home & office with activation key, quad core processor 1.33-1.8 GHz. Also has micro USB, HDMI, micro SD slot, and USB 2.0 on the keyboard

Larger drive and more memory would help a lot. But I knew that going in, but if I can find a way to upgrade drive, & memory I will do it

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Rastazombies (newegg.com)

Works Great!!!

 

Fast small and reliable not a overly amazing tablet but it gets the job done was shipped really fast

fingerprints get left on the screen very easily but thats me nitpicking

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen:5-Point Touch / Multi Touch
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GPU / Intel ® HD GPU

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:ATOM / Atom™
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:Z3745 ATOM
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