Switch Alpha 12 SA5 i5 12 inch SSD Convertible Black

MPN: NT.LCDAA.021  |  EAN: 0888863965205  |  Model: Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 2:05 AM CET









Choosist's Ratings

Switch Alpha 12 SA5 i5 12 inch SSD Convertible Black - NT.LCDAA.021 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Just Right
Social Media
Long Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Carrying All the Time
Business Look
Cool Look
Use as Tablet
10 to 12 Inches
Serious Multitasking
Just Right

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 2 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i5-6200U processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

The Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.3 GHz processor is ideal. With 8 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 8 hours battery life, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 8 hours, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD can go the distance for you while working on the move.

Lightweight and compact, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD boasts 8 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With a great run time of approximately 8 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD comes with 8 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Thanks to a 8 hours battery life, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.8 lbs weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Slick package

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-55WD showcases your refined taste in mobile devices. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Looks very professional

It's got the traditional corporate look and will definitely blend in within the enterprise environment. 

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Product Description

The Swift Alpha 12 is a sleek hybrid that doesn't compromise specs for beauty - or vice versa. This laptop is effortlessly cool with its lightweight 2-in-1 design that allows you to use it as a tablet or click into the keyboard for a laptop-inspired set up. One of its most impressive features is the fan-less cooling system that uses a liquid loop technology to prevent the impressive device from overheating; this also makes the laptop almost silent. This is a thin little hybrid that comes loaded with a 12-inch Quad HD display for incredibly detailed viewing and vibrant colors. Throw in the Intel® Smart Response Technology for easier mass storage and you've got a convertible worthy of the name. With a powerful 6th generation Intel® Core™ processor managing all of your demands, and the fact that this is light enough to take with you on the go, and you have a hybrid laptop that excels in both beautiful design and powerful specs.

Technical Specifications

Switch Alpha 12 SA5 i5 12 inch SSD Convertible Black - NT.LCDAA.021 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Colour Black
Convertible Yes
Form Factor Convertible
Display HD Type WQHD
Display Resolution 2160 x 1440 pixels
Display Size 12 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Display Touchscreen Yes
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 2 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-6200U
Processor Speed 2.3 GHz
Processor Threads 4
RAM Size 8 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 520
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Network Bluetooth Type 4.0
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
Docking Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
Camera 1
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 2 MP
Stylus Compatible 1
Stylus Included 1
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery Life 8 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 20.14 inches
Dimesnsions - Height 1.59 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 29.21 inches
Weight 2.76 lbs