Acer’s Switch 5 notebook makes its UAE debut


The Acer Switch 5 is the latest notebook from Acer. It comes built in with Windows 10 and is made for students and professionals that are geared towards working on the go.

Acer Switch 5: Specs

The Switch 5 comes with Acer’s LiquidLoop tech that allows it to be fanless, essentially creating a very quiet notebook. It’s also powered with Intel’s 7th-gen Core i7 processors, making it the first such model to provide a high-end processor with a fanless system.

Acer’s Switch 5 comes with Windows Hello support and a fingerprint reader that’s built-in to the power button. With an anodized aluminum chassis, a 12-inch wide-view FHD+ touch display with IPS technology, the Switch 5 packs in a visually pleasing 2160 x 1440 resolution. More of Acer’s patented tech is packed in the form of its TrueHarmony and Smart Amplifier. They collectively output enhanced audio performance with a robust volume.

The Acer Switch 5 measures in at a sleek 292.9 (W) x 201.8 (D) x 15.95 (H) mm and weighs in at 1.27 kg when the tablet and keyboard are connected. The Switch 5 tablet alone measures just 9.6 mm in height and weighs 0.92 kg.

Acer Switch 5: Features

Acer has put together a variety of ergonomic features on its Switch 5. It comes with a patented auto-retracting kickstand allowing users to change the viewing angel easily with a single hand. A backlit keyboard that can be snapped on with magnets and measures in at just 5.85 mm thin. A large trackpad with Precision Touchpads supports a variety of Windows 10 gestures on the keyboard. 

The U-shaped kickstand holds up the display and can be easily adjust to any angle up to 165 degrees. The anti-slip design holds the display upright to enable easy touch-based working. It also supports the Acer Active Pen, which is perfect for digital drawings, notes, etc. 

Acer Switch 5: Pricing and availability

The Acer Switch 5 is now available in the UAE in leading retail outlets starting at 3,999 Dhs including VAT.