Seamlessly transitions from tablet to notebook, making this device the perfect all-rounder for work and play.

You’ve seen the ads on telly, super stylish devices that seamlessly transition from tablet to notebook. You can join the cool set with one of your very own. Earlier this year, Acer expanded its popular Switch 2-in-1 notebook line with the Switch 5, featuring Windows 10, making it a versatile device for work, school or having fun. What’s more, the notebook can be used with an Acer Active Pen on the touch screen to sketch, take notes or annotate documents or photos with Windows Ink.

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The Switch 5 is super sleek, quiet and Acer’s patented auto-retracting kickstand allows for easy one-handed adjustments to the viewing angle. It also supports Windows Hello with a fingerprint reader for fast and secure access. It has up to 10.5-hour battery life, is thin and light, weighing 1.27 kg (2.8 pounds) when the tablet and keyboard are connected, with ample storage and memory options Whether you’ve got important work commitments, presentations to prepare or are looking for entertainment on the go, the Switch 5 is for you.

“Customers have embraced the flexibility of 2-in-1 designs to help them get more done throughout the day in both notebook or tablet modes,” said James Lin, General Manger, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Acer’s Switch line is now able to reach more customers, whether they are looking for something that provides the latest in performance and features, or if they need a more accessible option for studies, work and play.”

The anodized aluminum chassis is elegant and modern, with a vibrant 12-inch wide-view FHD+ touch display with IPS technology, for excellent viewing along with the Acer TrueHarmony™ and Smart Amplifier that provide enhanced audio performance. The system works with the Acer Active Pen1, which enables you to draw and take notes. With front and rear cameras for videoconferencing and capturing memories, you're looking at an all-rounder that meets the demands of both work and play.

Prices start at £899; to find out more about the Switch 5, visit

December 2017