Acer Switch Pro Series Provides 2-in-1 Features to Professional Users

Acer has expanded its 2-in-1 notebook line with the Switch 11 Pro Series, a full Microsoft Windows-based notebook and tablet in one device. The new line features two models with Windows 8.1 Pro, an active stylist pen and 10-point touch technology. The Switch 11 Pro line can be used in four modes for touch, typing, viewing and sharing, while the pen provides precise input for those who prefer to handwrite notes.

The two new models include:

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· Windows® 8.1 Pro (64-Bit)

· Intel® Core i5-4202Y (3MB Intel® Smart Cache, 1.60GHz, up to 2.0GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology)


· 128GB SATA SSD, microSD™ card reader

· 11.6 (1920 x 1080) IPS 10-point touchscreen, Zero Air Gap Technology

· Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4200 (200MHz base frequency, 8.50MHz max dynamic frequency)

· 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam

· Two year warranty

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·Windows® 8.1 Pro (32-Bit)

·Intel® Atom Processor Z3735 (2MB L2 Cache, 1.33GZHz, up to 1.83GHz burst frequency)


·64GB e-MMC, microSD (up to 32GB) card reader

·10.1 (1280 x 800) IPS, 10 point touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Zero Air Gap Technology

·Integrated Intel HD Graphics (311Mhz base frequency, 646MHz burst frequency)

·802.11a/b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam


·Two year warranty