Acer Switch 5 (SW512-52) Convertible Laptop

QuickFind: 800949 Mfr part code: NT.LDSEK.001
  • Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz
  • 8GB RAM + 256GB SSD
  • 12.2" QHD IPS Touchscreen
  • Webcam + Bluetooth + WIFI
  • Windows 10 Home

Product Description

Acer Switch 5 (SW512-52) Convertible Laptop

Angled for All-Out Efficiency

Every aspect of the Switch 5 is aimed at efficient, practical, every-day use but with an undeniably premium feel.


When Fun and Functionality Collide

Detach the screen and enjoy your favourite shows or share with co-workers in beautiful Full HD+ resolution.


Windows Ink

Quickly turn thoughts into action with the magic of Windows Ink


A Screen Worth Staring At

Impress friends and co-workers alike when you face the screen towards them in Full HD+ resolution. Crisp. Clear. Perfect.


Cooled to Perfection

Silent, fanless processing requires creative cooling. With LiquidLoop™, relish in the calm, noise-free atmosphere.


Prolong Your Life

With up to a 10.5-hour battery life3, your device is designed to stay at your side for the entirety of the day.






  • Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz
  • Burst Frequency up to 3.1GHz
  • Dual Core
  • 3MB Cache



Hard Drive

  • 256GB PCIe SSD

Optical Drive

  • None


  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64bit


  • 12" IPS LCD Multi Touchscreen
  • LED Backlit
  • Resolution: QHD (2160 x 1440) resolution


  • Intel HD


  • Integrated Speakers


  • WLAN: IEEE 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0

Power Supply

  • 2 Cell Battery
  • Lithium Polymer
  • Capacity: 4870 mAh
  • 45W Adapter


  • Width 292.90 mm
  • Depth 201.80 mm
  • Height 9.6 - 15.95 mm
  • Weight 0.9 - 1.27 kg


  • 1x USB 3.0
  • 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C

Warranty / Miscellaneous

  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • 1MP (Front camera)
  • 4MP auto focus (Rear camera)




Technical Specification

Acer Switch 5 (SW512-52) Convertible Laptop


Backlight Yes
Type Digitizer, touchpad, digital pen, detachable keyboard
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Keyboard Layout UK
Features Multi-gesture touch pad, Acer FineTip keyboard, precision touchpad


Product Type Tablet - with detachable keyboard
Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i5 (7th Gen) 7200U / 2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.1 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache 3 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Features Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Smart Cache


RAM 8 GB (provided memory is soldered)
Technology LPDDR3 SDRAM


Main Storage 256 GB SSD


Type 12" - IPS
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Touchscreen Yes (10-point multi-touch)
Resolution 2160 x 1440 (WQHD)
Widescreen Yes
Image Aspect Ratio 3:2
Image Brightness 350 cd/m²
Features Glare, CineCrystal, Mercury free, Wide Viewing Angle

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor Intel HD Graphics 620
Memory Allocation Technology Shared Video Memory (UMA)
Camera Yes - 2592 x 1944 (rear), 1600 x 1200 (front)
Resolution 5 Megapixel (rear), 2 Megapixel (front)
Video Resolutions 720p, 1080p
Camera Features Wide angle lens, Windows Hello
Sound Stereo speakers, microphone


Wireless Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac


Technology 2-cell Lithium Ion
Capacity 37 Wh
Run Time Up to 10.5 hours

AC Adapter

Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 45 Watt, 19 V

Connections & Expansion

Interfaces USB-C ¦ Headphone/microphone combo jack ¦ USB 3.0
Memory Card Reader Yes (microSD, microSDXC)


Colour Grey
Case Material Anodised aluminium
Integrated Options Ambient light sensor, G-sensor, electromagnetic compass
Dockable Yes
Security Fingerprint reader
Features Volume control, built-in easel kickstand
Included Accessories Power adapter, keyboard, active pen, stylus holder
Localization United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxDxH) - tablet with keyboard 29.29 cm x 20.18 cm x 1.2 cm
Weight 1.27 kg
Dimensions (WxDxH) / Weight Details 29.29 cm x 20.18 cm x 1.2 cm / 1.27 kg - tablet with keyboard ¦ 29.29 cm x 20.18 cm x 0.96 cm / 920 g - tablet

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Add-ons and Accessories

External HDD

Toshiba Canvio Ready 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0

£54.95 inc. vat
£57.95save £3.00
£45.79 ex. vat
£48.29save £2.50


Office 365 Personal 1 Year Subscription

£54.99 inc. vat
£58.56save £3.57
£45.82 ex. vat
£48.80save £2.98

Office Home and Student 2019 Medialess

£114.98 inc. vat
£95.81 ex. vat

Office Home and Business 2019 Medialess

£224.98 inc. vat
£187.48 ex. vat

Laptop Bags

Wenger Sidebar 16 Deluxe Laptop Backpack

£39.96 inc. vat
£33.30 ex. vat

Techair 15.6" Black Laptop Case with Optical Mouse

£16.98 inc. vat
£29.51save £12.53
£14.15 ex. vat
£24.59save £10.44


Logitech M185 Wireless Mouse Grey

£9.72 inc. vat
£11.43save £1.71
£8.10 ex. vat
£9.52save £1.42