Acer has announced plans to launch the new Switch 10 and Switch 10 E 2-in-1 hybrid notebooks. Both of them will run on Windows 8.1 and feature display that detach from their keyboards to be used as tablets.
The Switch 10 has a 10.29 display with a 1920x1200 resolution. It weighs 1.31 pounds in notebook mode or 2.64 when connected to the keyboard dock that can also have an optional hard drive. It comes with an Intel Atom quad core processor and 2GB of RAM, along with support for up to 64GB of internal storage. It will go on sale in August for the starting price of $399.
The Acer Switch 10 E has up to 12 hours of battery life, with a 1280x800 resolution display. It also comes with an Intel Atom quad core processor and 2GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of internal storage. It weighs 1.39 pounds in tablet model, and 2.82 pounds with its keyboard. Acer said:
"To suit customer's unique preferences and style, the new Switch 10 E will be available in six eye-catching colors. It will also sport a sophisticated textile pattern on the top cover and underside that helps prevent scratches, while providing a stylish appearance and a better grip for easier carrying and transport. This model comes with dual 2MP cameras (front and rear) offering customers more flexibility."
The Switch 10 E will launch in July for the starting price of $279.