Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-55DZ

Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-55DZ

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Product information

Key specs

Screen size
12 inches
Processor
Intel Core i5
Internal RAM
8 GB
Total storage capacity
256 GB
Video card
Intel HD Graphics 620

Pros and cons

According to our laptop expert
  • Pros:
    You can use the Acer Switch 5 as a laptop and a tablet.
  • Pros:
    You can easily take notes with the included Active Stylus.
  • Pros:
    The PCIe SSD is much faster than a 'traditional' SSD, resulting in shorter loading times.
  • Con:
    The glossy touchscreen is susceptible to fingerprints.
Product Expert laptops

You can use the Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-55DZ as a laptop and a tablet, allowing you to take notes wherever you go. You can easily put the Acer Switch 5 in the upright position with the stand and take notes during meetings or lectures with the keyboard. Don't feel like typing? You can use the included Active Pen to immediately digitize your notes. You can access your files and the system with the fingerprint scanner, which allows you to easily log in. You can disconnect the keyboard and use the Switch 5 as a tablet. This way, you can sit on the couch and watch a movie. The IPS panel displays true colors from all viewing angles. The Switch has a 256GB PCle SSD, which means it'll boot within just a few seconds.

    Our expert's advice
  • Internet, email & text processing: recommended
  • Watching movies & series: recommended
  • Photo editing: recommended
  • Video editing: possible, but not very fast
  • Gaming: unsuitable


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Included by default

Key specs

Screen size
12 inches
Processor
Intel Core i5
Internal RAM
8 GB
Total storage capacity
256 GB
Video card
Intel HD Graphics 620

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Acer Switch 5 SW512-52-55DZ

Specifications

Product

Product number
807359
Manufacturer code
NT.LDSEH.005
Brand
Acer
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Pickup and return warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Screen

Screen size
12 inches
Sharpness
Full HD (1080p)
Touchscreen
Yes
Screen reflection
Glossy
Panel type
IPS panel
Adaptive Sync
No
Screen quality
High-end

Processor

Processor
Intel Core i5
Processor cores
Dual-core (2)
Processor code name
Kaby Lake
Clock speed
2,5 GHz
Turbo speed
3,1 MHz
Cache memory
3 MB

RAM

Internal RAM
8 GB
Expandable memory
No
Maximum internal memory
8 GB
Memory composition
1x 8GB
Memory slot 1
8 GB
Total number of RAM slots
1

Storage

Storage type
SSD
Total storage capacity
256 GB
SSD storage capacity
256 GB
Number of SSDs
1
Hard drive type
NVMe, PCIe

Video card

Video card
Intel HD Graphics 620
Type of video card
Shared

Operating system

Operating system
Windows
Windows OS version
Windows 10 Home
Operating system language
Dutch, English, Multiple languagues can be configured

Wireless connections

Mobile data connection
None
WiFi standards
Wireless AC
Bluetooth
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.1
Memory card reader
Yes

Wired connections

USB port
Yes
Number of USB ports
2
Protocol Female USB-C port
USB
Number of female standard USB-A ports
1
Female standard USB-A port version
3.0
Number of USB 3.0 Female USB-C ports
1
Number of USB 3.1 Female USB-C port
0
HDMI connection
No
DisplayPort connector
No
VGA connector
No
Thunderbolt connector
No
Headphone jack
Yes

Keyboard and touchpad

Keyboard layout
QWERTY
Physical keyboard layout
ANSI
Numeric keyboard
No
Spill-proof
No
Backlit keyboard
No
Mechanical keyboard
No
Programmable keys
No
Touchpad
No
Touchbar
No

Optical drive

Optical drive available
No

Audio

Integrated speakers
Yes
Integrated microphone
Yes
Number of speakers
2
Sound reproduction
Stereo
Integrated computer speakers brand
Standard speakers

Webcam

Integrated camera
Yes
Image definition webcams
HD Ready (720p)

Battery

Maximum battery life
10 h
Battery technology
Lithium-ion
Number of battery cells
2

Extra manufacturer's warranty

Manufacturer's warranty
No

Model and use

Recommended for use
Editing photos, Internet, email, and word processing, On the go, Student use, Watching movies in Full HD
Speed class
Mid-range

Physical properties

Laptop model
2-in-1
2-in-1 form factor
Detachable
Color
Gray
Material
Metal
Metal type
Aluminum
Height
1,59 cm
Width
29,3 cm
Depth
20,18 cm
Weight
1,27 kg
Build quality
Mid-range
Military tested
No

Security

TPM (Trusted platform module)
No
Kensington lock
No
Windows Hello
Yes
Fingerprint identity sensor
Yes
RealSense camera
No
Infrared camera
No
Safety class
Mid-range

Software

Extra installed software
No