Acer has, ahead of the Computex Taipei, announced that it will release two new notebooks aimed at the lower end of the market. The Switch V 10 and One 10 are both designed with students and the budget-conscious in mind, conveniently priced to compete with Chromebooks.
Unlike the Chrome OS software that runs on Chromebooks, the Switch notebooks will come withand , the feature that allows seamless switching from touch control to a traditional keyboard and mouse interface. Both 10-inch Switches will convert from notebook to tablet thanks to a removable keyboard, also offering a “tent” mode for when you need a built-in kickstand. Both these devices will be available in the third quarter of 2016.
The One 10 and V 10 notebooks feature:
- 10-inch touchscreen display
- Windows 10 with Continuum
- Intel quad-core Atom processors
- Removable keyboard with magnetic hinge design
- 32GB and 64GB models
The slightly more upmarket V 10 will also pack in:
- USB Type-C port for charging, data transfer and video output
- Fingerprint reader
- An optional keyboard dock with 500GB of storage and two USB Type-A ports
- Corning Gorilla Glass screen