2-in-1 laptops are the craze these days. Tablet / laptop hybrids gives you the best of both worlds – the portabilty of a tablet that can transform into a work power of a laptop.
Recently, Acer Malaysia announced their offering to this market segment with the availability of their recent Red Dot award-winning Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, during the launch of their latest Acer Concept Store at Quill City Mall, Kuala Lumpur.
The Grand Opening of the 1,195 square feet Acer Concept Store in Quill City Mall, Kuala Lumpur is managed by BrightStar. Following this outlet, there will be 2 more opening soon in Mid Valley Megamall and The Mines. These stores will showcase the latest of Acer’s product portfolio, as well as an addition to their list of authorised retailers and 16 service centres with Highpoint Service Network Sdn Bhd nationwide.
Introducing Acer Aspire Switch 10 E
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 E is announced in Malaysia, less than one week after it was unveiled at Acer’s Global Press Conference in New York! We are a lucky bunch indeed, to be the first few to experience this 2-in-1 device.
First up, here’s a quick specs overview of the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E :-
- 10.1″ IPS TFT LCD touchscreen display (1280 X 800)
- 1.3 GHz Quad Core Intel® Atom™ Z3735F processor (2 MBL2 Cache, up to 1.83 GHz); with Intel HD Graphics card
- 32 GB +500 GB with keyboard dock -OR- 64 GB storage; 2 GB DDR3L RAM
- Powered by Windows 8.1 OS (FREE upgrade to Windows 10, when available)
- 10.95 mm thin, weighing from 630 g
- 8060 mAH Non-removable Battery (up to 12 hours)
- 2 megapixel rear camera (720p HD video recording); 2 megapixel front camera
- Connectivity : WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
- Ports : 1 x USB 2.0, 1X microUSB 2.0, 1 X HDMI port, 1 x SD card reader
- Available in 5 colours : Moonstone White, Shark Grey, Peacock Blue, Magenta Pink and Coral Red
For more info, tech specs and feature list, check out the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E product page at http://www.acer.com.my/ac/en/MY/content/model/NT.MX3SM.001 (link not working at time of writing)
The Red Dot award-wining Acer Aspire Switch 10 E offers 5 eye-catching colour options, up to 12 hours of battery life, Acer BlueLightShield, and the magnetic and latch-less Acer Snap Hinge 2, and Acer SwitchLockTM for greater data security and privacy.
Highlights of some of the key features of the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E includes :-
- Acer Snap Hinge 2 – Guiding plane design to transform the device between 4 modes – tablet, laptop, display and tent
- Sophisticated textile pattern – on the top and underside to prevent scrtaches and for better grip
- Acer BlueLightShield – reduce blue light emssion on the display screen, making it less strenous on the eye
- Long 12-hour battery life – professionally tuned “Long Hour Mode”
- Acer SwitchLock – Built in hard drive protection in the event keyboard dock is lost / stolen
The Acer Aspire Switch 10 E is available ON SALE NOW at Acer Concept Store and its authorised retailers, at a Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of RM 1,399 (for the 32 GB + 500 GB keyboard dock version) or RM 1,099 (for the 64 GB version).
Acer Malaysia #TimetoSwitch Facebook Contest
In conjunction with the Malaysian launch of the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, Acer Malaysia is holding a contest on its Facebook Page HERE, to give awai 10 X Acer Aspire Switch 10 E over the next 5 weeks, from 30 April until 30 May 2015.
Follow their Facebook Page and watch out for weekly tasks with the #TimetoSwitch hashtag, from answering simple question, completin a slogan, or posting a photo in the comment section.
Head over to the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E Facebook contest page for Week #1 (30 Apr – 2 May) HERE or Acer Malaysia Facebook Page HERE.