Acer Aspire Switch 3: An affordable Surface with Apollo Lake

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Pro is a “2 in 1” upgrade to Intel’s Apollo Lake platform (the low-power variant of the Kaby Lake), which Acer will soon market according to rumors.

Acer Aspire Switch 3

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Specs

Acer Aspire Switch 3 has the same basic design as other hybrids of the Taiwanese form, such as the Switch Alpha 12, which would maintain its 12-inch multi-touch screen with active digitizer, support for the Acer Pen and a native resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels.

The aluminum chassis would have a rear U-bracket to place it in various positions and like other detachable is connected by a magnetic system to a base with keyboard and touchpad for uses as ultraportable.

The Aspire Switch 3 would use a Pentium N4200 “Apollo Lake” processor with four processing cores and a TDP consumption of only 6 watts, which would allow a passive cooling system without annoying fans, Acer LiquidLoop.

Its base storage capacity would be 64 Gbytes. There is no mention of the amount of memory (we assume 4 GB minimum). Yes, Acer Aspire Switch 3 has the new USB port type C and USB 3.0, Wi-Fi connectivity 802.11ac with dual band 2 × 2 MU-MIMO and Bluetooth 4.0. It also has double camera, although we do not know if it will be able to mount a RealSense 3D of Intel like the one of his older brother. With this low-voltage processor, the autonomy should improve beyond the 8 hours of its predecessor.

Acer Aspire Switch 3 Price

Pre-install Windows 10 Pro and talk about a price on the $ 600 barrier. Not bad for its features and the inclusion of the base with keyboard and stylus. This was all about Acer Aspire Switch 3 which we know so far.

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