The Acer 12" Aspire Switch Alpha 12 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Laptop has a split personality by coming with a detachable keyboard that lets you utilize it as a notebook or tablet. Powering the hybrid system is a dual-core 2.3 GHz Intel Core i3-6100U processor that can handle multiple applications simultaneously. For memory, it sports 4GB of DDR3 memory as well as a 128GB SSD, which holds the preinstalled Windows 10 Home operating system. Additionally, you can expand its storage capacity using an optional microSDXC memory card inserted into the card slot.
The Alpha 12 is outfitted with a 12" IPS panel, providing wide-viewing angles as well as accurate colors. Visuals are handled by an integrated Intel HD Graphics 520 engine, which delivers a 2160 x 1440 resolution to the screen as well as to an external monitor via its USB 3.1 Type-C port. The Switch Alpha 12 features an adjustable kickstand that lets you tilt the screen, so you can experience multimedia content at an optimal viewing angle. Moreover, the screen is armed with multi-touch capabilities, letting you utilize Windows 10's swipe, tap, and zoom abilities.
Engaging in face-to-face online conversations can be done with an integrated front-facing webcam and microphone along with two onboard speakers. A second webcam is located on the back of the Alpha 12 to capture images. Other integrated features include Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO technology. In addition, Acer includes a detachable keyboard that transforms the Switch Alpha 12 into a 2-in-1 system.