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Acer Switch 5 (12-Inch, 2017) Series

Acer Switch 5 (12-Inch, 2017) Series
alaScore 91

30 reviews

Mar, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Acer Switch 5 (12-Inch, 2017) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The durability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the screen. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Switch 5 (12-Inch, 2017) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alastair Stevenson (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Switch 5

 

Acer Switch 5 review: A bog standard convertible

Sharp screen ; Decent performance ; Reasonable connectivity

Low maximum brightness ; Bulky body ; Little different compared to other convertibles

A great value, but distinctly average, Windows 10 convertible.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Nick Rego (techradar.com)

Acer Switch 5 review

 

Switch it up

Competitively priced ; Good performance ; Excellent for basic drawing

Cumbersome hinge ; Weak display brightness ; Weak speakers

Despite a few flaws, the Acer Switch 5 combines portability and performance in one sultry package, making it a budget-friendly alternative to a Surface Pro.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Acer Switch 5 review: The silent Surface killer?

 

All in all, there are a number of positives to find in the Acer Switch 5. But as a £1,000+ device it doesn't quite astound, which leaves us leaning

Totally silent operation ; Great battery life ; Keyboard and stylus included ; Interesting one-handed stand adjustment ; USB 3 and Type-C

Screen brightness isn't quite there ; Anticipated to be expensive in some territories ; Design can't rival the Microsoft Surface Pro

The Acer Switch 5 is a largely successful progression of the series, with decent battery life, silent operation, ample power, plus other great features such as the one-handed stand adjustment and the fingerprint scanner being built into the power button.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Christopher Minasians (expertreviews.co.uk)

Acer Switch 5 review: Finally, a worthy Microsoft Surface Pro rival

 

Not the very best 2-in-1, but its price and overall design make it a better buy than Microsoft's Surface Pro

Runs silent ; Bundled keyboard and stylus pen ; Impressive screen resolution

Average battery life ; Display quality

For £900, the Acer Switch 5 has a lot going for it: it’s fast, stylish, has a good bundled keyboard, trackpad and stylus, is equipped with all the right ports and is well built. The only downsides are its battery life (which is on par for this...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Acer Switch 5 hands-on review

 

Acer is gunning to unseat Microsoft's Surface with this helpfully hinged hybrid

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

Acer Switch 5 and Switch 3 2-in-1s don't need fans to stay cool

 

The Windows 10 tablet PCs do just enough to stand out from the crowd of Surface clones coming this year.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Hands-on: Acer Switch 5 review

 

A hands-on review with the Acer Switch 5. A new 2-in-1 Windows tablet to rival the Surface Pro 4 and probably the Surface Pro 5.

We certainly like the Switch 5 which is essentially an improved version of the Alpha 12. However, it’s the price that’s really the sticking point here so look for the Switch 3 if it’s out of your price range.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Ryan Redfield (kitguru.net)

Acer Switch 5 Review – Convertible Tablet with Liquid Cooling

 

If you're reading KitGuru, chances are you're familiar with the Microsoft Surface Pro. While it was is this new Acer machine better than the iPad and Surface Pro?

Decent design.

IPS display is somewhat sub-par compared to rivals.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Guest (oxgadgets.com)

Review: Acer Switch 5 2-in-1 Notebook and Tablet

 

In the box Acer Switch 5's box there's an AC adaptor, the tablet and keyboard dock, which easily separate and then pair together, a battery and a stylus.

Nov, 2017

IT Pro Value

Expert review by : Dale Walker (itpro.co.uk)

Acer Switch 5 review: Not quite a Surface killer

 

While not quite a match for the Surface Pro, Acer's newest 2-in-1 offers serious value for money

Entirely silent; Keyboard and stylus included; Generous spec for the price

Poor display performance; Average battery life

With a spec to rival the Surface Pro, and some accessories thrown in, the Switch 5 offers a decent 2-in-1 experience at a great price point. Unfortunately, woeful display performance and an average battery life hold it back from being a true challenger...

Aug, 2017
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