If you are looking for a cheap windows 10 tablet with pen support, there are not many. While the Microsoft Surface Pro supports Pen input, it is not exactly cheap. Meet the Acer Switch 3, a windows tablet with Pen support under 500 dollars. It also happens to be the first Pentium-powered tablet with windows 10 onboard. Acer Switch 3 specifications are given below.
- Acer Switch 3 is already on sale on Amazon.com
Acer Switch 3 has same snap on keyboard like the Microsoft Surface but is not as sophisticated. However that is expected given its cheap price tag. It looks well built though. The keyboard is full size and features magnetic hinges that make it effortless to switch between laptop and tablet modes. Of course, it doubles as screen protector too. So no need to get a tempered glass protector like iPad Pro 10.5 since you can remove the keyboard and place it on the screen to prevent it from getting scratched or damaged.
* Intel Pentium N4200 Quad-Core Processor (Up to 2.5GHz)
* 12.2″ Full HD 1920 x 1080 multi-touch IPS display
* 4GB of LPDDR3 Onboard Memory
* 64GB Internal Storage
* 1 – USB 3.1 (Type C) port
* 1 – USB 3.1 (Type A) port
* 2-cell Li-Ion (4670 mAh) Battery, Up to 8 Hours Battery Life, Windows 10 Home
Acer Switch 3 has battery life of upto 8 hours making it an excellent device for people on the move. And if you are a creative person, you will love being creative with its Active pen and windows 10’s ink technology that lets you capture our ideas effortlessly. The screen measures 12.2 inches and boasts IPS technology that is feast for your eyes. This lets you see everything in incredible detail.
Official spec sheet – Intel Pentium N4200 Quad-Core Processor (Up to 2.5GHz), Windows 10 Home, 12.2″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED-backlit IPS display – Multi-touch screen, supporting finger touch, Intel HD Graphics 505, 4GB LPDDR3 Onboard Memory, 64GB Internal Storage, Secure Digital (SD) card reader, Two Built-in Front Facing Speakers, 802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring 2×2 MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, 2MP front-facing HD camera (1600 x 1200), 5MP rear-facing Full HD camera (2560 x 1920), 1 – USB 3.1 (Type C) port supporting USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps), DisplayPort over USB-C, USB Charging 5 V; 3A, DC-in port 20 V, 45 W (Tablet), 1 – USB 3.1 (Type A) port, 2-cell Li-Ion Battery (4670 mAh), Up to 8-hours Battery Life, 2.76 lbs. | 1.25 kg (Tablet & Keyboard) (NT.LDRAA.003).