PROMOTION: Acer’s compact hybrid now has Windows 10, which is one more great reason to want it
If you're looking for a two-in-one device, offering the entertainment factor of a tablet and the productivity of a laptop, there are plenty of reasons why the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E could be exactly what you're looking for.
It’s got choice
There's no need to be part of the herd. A choice of six colours for the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, ranging from the dramatic to the subdued, means you can pick one to match your personality. Or perhaps have a different one for each member of the family.
It can run Windows 10
Microsoft's latest Windows operating system offers an abundance of new features, and a slicker hybrid user experience than ever before. Meet Cortana, your new personal digital assistant; surf the web using the all-new Edge browser; organise your most-used apps via Live Tiles in the Start Menu; and witness how the new Continuum feature can switch from the full-on Windows experience to a touch-friendly user interface the moment you remove the Aspire Switch 10 E's keyboard.
It’s a laptop
A full keyboard and touchpad, Intel Atom x5 processor, USB connectivity and the power of Windows 10 mean this is a proper laptop for the most complex and important of tasks. Writing lengthy emails, editing photos and video, assembling presentations, editing spreadsheets and more – the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E can do it all.
It’s a tablet
Simply remove the keyboard and the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E turns into your ideal entertainment device. Windows 10 automatically adjusts to make your apps full-screen and pop a virtual keyboard up whenever necessary. And because of the compact 10.1-inch screen size, this is a tablet you won't mind carrying anywhere you go.
It’s a personal cinema
For those times when you just want to kick back and watch a movie or catch up on last night's TV, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E's clever hinge will make it an altogether more pleasant experience. Choose to stand it up in either Tent or Display mode to hide the keyboard and keep your hands free for holding a well-deserved cuppa at the end of the day.
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 E has got your back. When you remove the tablet section, Acer's SwitchLock technology automatically locks the HDD that's housed in the keyboard, so you can take your tablet wherever you like and be sure the data on your hard drive is safe.
It’s easy on your eyes
Acer's VisionCare technology cleverly helps to adapt the WXGA display in varying light. When you need to put in a long shift of screen-watching, it can cut out some of the blue light that puts stress on your eyes, and when you're out in bright sunlight it will automatically boost the display's contrast to help stop you squinting.
The screen is covered in super-tough Gorilla Glass, meaning you're far less likely to scratch or break it when using the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E in tablet mode and the keyboard section's not there to protect it.
It’s supremely portable
Because of the 10.1-inch screen size, the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E is incredibly compact, even as a laptop. It can fit in even the tiniest of rucksacks and weighs just 1.2kg, so you'll barely notice carrying it around.
It’s long lasting
Need a device that will last for the whole working day and more? The Acer Aspire Switch 10 E offers an astonishing 12 hours’ battery life. You'll be able to get all your reports done and still have time to watch the latest Game of Thrones before plug-in time.