Acer Switch 12 S revealed with Intel RealSense camera onboard

Chris Burns - Jan 4, 2016, 7:00 am CST
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Acer Switch 12 S revealed with Intel RealSense camera onboard

This week Acer has revealed the Acer Switch 12 S with a 12.5-inch IPS display and options for either 4K of Full HD (1080p) resolution). This notebook rolls with a 2-in-1 design and has a full anodized aluminum chassis with what Acer calls a “sleek, uninterrupted modern look”. This is paired with patented ExoAmp antenna technology which keeps the notebook in stable, reliable Wi-fi regardless of aluminum exterior.

This notebook has a Gorilla Glass 4 display cover glass and Zero Air Gap technology for reduced glare and maximum viewing angles. The removable tablet bit of this machine has an Intel RealSense Camera R200 onboard – on its rear – allowing users to capture movements for 3D modeling or 3D scanning of object of all sorts.

Hit up our RealSense tag portal to learn more about what Intel’s technology is capable of.

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 2-in-1 notebook works with the latest in Intel Core M processor technology (that’s 6th gen, at this point). It’ll be coming with a single USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt 3 connector (as well as the rest of its ports, and three microphones for clear voice – Acer also employs their own Purified.Voice technology for clarity here.

This notebook has front-facing speakers with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby Audio Premium technology. Also up front is an HD webcam (1280 x 720) for Skype, Cortana, and the rest.

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 S will become available inside North America starting in February. There it’ll cost $999.99 and on upward.


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