In this dynamic world people always desire for change. They need versatility in every aspect which includes design, performance etc. Acer is one prominent Taiwanese Laptop maker which always showed their presence in the market with cheap priced quality laptops. Also they are too busy in bringing such changes to the modern market. There is a monopoly of innovations among the eastern companies and Acer is one among them. This time they have introduced a brand new shape shifting PC with a price tag of $810 called the new Acer Aspire Switch 12. Numerous PC’s are available in the bazaar which can be categorized under the hybrid variety which completely lacks the conventional PC making designs. The new out of the box Acer Aspire Switch 12 is one among them.
This model has the transformation capability to five different modes which consist of a flexible Kickstand. The PC also comes with a detachable magnetic wireless keyboard. One of the main characteristics of this device is it can be used as a laptop or a tablet. It consists of a 360-degree hinge that is a perfect ad- on to the device. Using these 3 different viewing angles can be created:
- Display: In this mode, the screen is facing out and is a perfect structure for small presentations in projector less environment. Thus it makes the device very handy for most of the professionals.
- Desktop: The Wireless keyboard can be detached and conventional desktop users can enjoy this angle.
- Tent: The screen can be tilted to 360-degree and keyboard is detached. Then make it upside down and there the Tent model. The retail users can effortlessly demonstrate the live model of the PC to its customers. They don’t have to worry about the desk space consumption anymore.
The Acer Aspire Switch 12 is composed of a 12.5-inch which is of course a touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass support. Full HD display of 1920 by 1080 pixel screen is like an icing to the cake. The low power consumption is a very significant factor in these types of hybrid models. So Acer has introduced the Core M processor of Intel which is very famous for its frugal use of Power. The Core M processor is able to run at 2.6GHz speed when it is connected to the power source and can reduce its speed up to 800 MHz when it acts as a Tablet computer. Intel’s Core M processor is a great ally to the Aspire Switch 12.
Windows 8.1 Operating System is used in the device which obviously a good choice for the touchscreen facility. The PC comes with 30 GB and 120 GB SSD variants which include latest features like anti-fingerprint coating, Micro USB 3.0
The near competent Toshiba has promised to introduce similar model with 7-different viewing angles is definitely going to be a threat to the Acer Aspire Switch 12. We have got the chance to see lot of incredible Hybrid PCs now a days and this model is definitely one of the best among them.