Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review – Video Overview

Posted on 14 July 2014, Last updated on 14 July 2014 by

What a pleasure it was to test and review the Acer Aspire Switch 10 for over the last three weeks.  The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is a low-cost 2-in-1 that’s up against a product that has been selling like hot-cakes and yet it pulls through.

It’s cheap and capable and it’s a great showcase for Windows 8 and Intel’s Baytrail-T processor

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The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is essentially a Windows 8 tablet weighing just 580 grams (1.28 pounds) but for just 338 Euros / $380 it comes with a good dockable keyboard, a great screen, good speakers and enough processing power to enable real PC productivity.

The battery life isn’t as good as its main competitor  but with nearly 5 hours of 1080p playback and nearly 6 hours of good quality WiFi surfing it’s not bad.

If you’re looking for a low-cost 10-inch tablet that’s light and adaptable for simple productivity, entertainment and connectivity the Acer Aspire Switch 10 and the Asus Transformer T100 should be at the top of your list. My favorite is the Switch 10 but you should watch this video first…

Full Acer Aspire Switch 10 review at

7 Comments For This Post

  1. tosis says:

    Can Linux (Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora) be easily installed on this? Thanks!

  2. me says:

    Are there any Bay Trail T devices that can boot default Linux images? Any of the Bay Trail T devices with pre-installed 64-bit Windows available to purchase yet?

  3. Lindsay says:

    What I really want to see is an 8″ clamshell device. Ultra portable. I have a Viliv N5 but the screen is just a bit too small and the keyboard okay for thumb typing but if they could take that concept and make it a little larger that would be great….

  4. jon says:

    That’d be a nice successor for my Vaio P.

  5. Lindsay says:

    Yes, great device IMHO. Given how thin they can make tablets and keyboards now I can’t see any reason why they can’t make an ultraslim clamshell device. I just think the screen keyboards are not great and having to carry a seperate keyboard (BT) is just a pain. I look at the like of the Sony Ultra Z Phablet and imagine it with an attached keyboard! – That would be great. I can dream I guess…..

  6. Sch Mo says:

    I’d get a Bay Trail Vaio P (minus the Vaio tax). I won’t even mind if it can’t boot Linux. I’d like a trackpoint as well since a touchscreen should handle all the gesture stuff.

  7. Victoria says:

    Thank you for the review – I already love the tablet – would certainly want to test it and maybe buy

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