Switch it up
Move beyond regular 2-in-1 functionality with the flexible Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12. It's versatile enough to be used four ways—laptop, tablet, tent, or display—making it easy to create, collaborate, and share however you like. Its detachable keyboard provides a smooth transition between laptop and tablet, and a multi-position kickstand holds the display at the perfect angle for use on any surface. Plus, the Switch Alpha 12 is the world's first fanless 2-in-1 PC with a 6th Gen Intel Core processor.
Cool, fanless design
Thanks to Acer LiquidLoop cooling technology and no whining fan, this PC keeps the heat and noise down while ensuring performance stays up.
Great for multitaskers
The Switch Alpha 12 makes quick work of even the heaviest workloads with 4GB of memory and a super-speedy 128GB solid state drive.
Powerful Intel Core i3 processor
Faster than ever, the 6th Gen Intel Core i3 delivers striking visuals, extended battery life, and higher data transfer rates.
It's a snap
Quickly detach and connect the display with a magnetic, latch-less hinge, which also holds everything steady when using this PC as a laptop.
USB 3.1 Type-C port
The Switch Alpha 12 includes USB Type-C, which offers more convenient connectivity options as well as speedy data transfers and downloads.
The best Windows yet
Windows 10 delivers faster start-ups, a familiar yet expanded Start menu, and great new ways to get stuff done across multiple devices.
The Microsoft difference
Signature Edition PCs
No Junkware or 3rd party trialware
The best computer meticulously configured
World-class security software
Powered by Windows
Discover new ways to work and play with Windows on all your devices. Be productive with Office, Skype with friends, watch movies and play games with Xbox, or access files anywhere with OneDrive.
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12 in QHD IPS touchscreen (2160 x 1440), 10-finger multi-touch support
Intel Core i3-6100U 2.30 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.80 GHz
4GB LPDDR3 1866 MHz
Hard drive size
Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
2 in 1
Intel HD Graphics 520 with shared graphics memory
1 USB 3.1 Type-C • 1 USB 3.0 • Headphone output/Microphone input combo
2-cell lithium-polymer (8 hours)*
802.11ac (Miracast enabled)
Tablet + keyboard: 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.62 in (292.10 x 201.40 x 15.85 mm)
Tablet: 11.50 x 7.93 x 0.37 in (292.10 x 201.40 x 9.39 mm)
Tablet + keyboard: 2.76 lbs (1.25 kg)
Tablet: 2.00 lbs (0.90 kg)
Model number: Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-37QB • Includes detachable keyboard with kickstand • Backlit keyboard • Precision touchpad • TPM 2.0 • Touchpad dimensions: 95 x 53 mm