World’s ‘thinnest’ convertible Notebook launched

Acer introduces new Spin series

• Featuring a 14-inch display in a 13-inch chassis, the Spin 7’s all aluminum unibody is just 10.98 mm thin and weighs 1.2 kg, making it the world’s thinnest convertible notebook.• The small and compact Spin 5 includes 13.3-inch displays and can be used with an optional Acer Active Pen and Windows Ink
• The Spin 3 includes 15.6-inch displays, an ergonomic backlit keyboard and dual storage support, making it a powerful tool for work or play.
• Acer’s Spin 1 Series includes 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch display options, and are ideal for students or as a second computer

Acer expanded its convertible notebook offerings with the Spin 7, Spin 5, Spin 3 and Spin 1 series. The new Spin Series convertible notebooks run on Windows 10, and incorporate innovative 360-degree hinges, along with Continuum, that enable them to be used in various ways: as a notebook or tablet, in a space-saving display mode, or in tent mode for sharing presentations or watching movies. Providing the ultimate in flexibility, they make computing anywhere, anytime easier than ever.

Acer Spin Series

The Spin Series offers a wide variety of choices to address different needs, with the Spin 7 debuting as Acer’s premiere line. The Spin 5 and Spin 3 offer solid performance combined with compelling technologies such as FHD IPS displays and speedy solid state drives, while the Spin 1 Series are ideal for students or as a second computer.

Depending on model, they offer fast and reliable wireless connectivity with 802.11ac MU-MIMO wireless technology, providing up to 3 times faster downloads. They also feature Acer BluelightShield which minimizes eye strain, Acer Color Intelligence which maximizes color saturation for bright clear visuals, and Acer TrueHarmony for crisp and clear audio.

“With our new Spin Series, Acer has a wide range of convertible notebooks for each and every need,” said James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Our top-of-the-line Spin 7 allows consumers to enjoy ultimate portability without compromising on performance or versatility.”

“Acer’s Spin series convertible notebooks really highlight the variety of Windows 10 devices that are available for different customers’ distinct needs,” said Peter Han, Vice President of Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft Corp. “Within the Spin series, customers can choose from a number of different Windows 10 PCs, good for a variety of uses, at a range of price points, and the convertible form factor offers additional flexibility on whichever device they choose.”

“The new 7th Generation Intel Core Processors are perfectly suited for the Acer Spin series, prime examples of why the 2 in 1 category continues to grow at a rapid rate” said Chris Walker, Vice President of the Client Computing Group and General Manager of Mobility Client Platforms, Intel Corp. “Our leading 14nm+ process technology enables 7th Generation Intel Core to maximize performance while being extremely power efficient to help enable these thin and light 2 in 1 designs.”

Spin 7 Series – The world’s thinnest convertible notebook

Thinner than a standard DVD case, the Spin 7 is a mere 10.98 mm thin and weighs just 1.2kg, making it the world’s thinnest1 convertible notebook. Its 13-inch all-aluminum unibody houses a 14-inch Full HD IPS Corning® Gorilla® Glass touchscreen display with a narrow bezel. Sleek and contemporary, its matte black chassis is complemented with polished silver hinges and diamond-cut edges around the touchpad. It offers up to 8 hours of battery life, providing a full day of usage.

As strong on the inside as it is on the outside, uncompromised performance is assured with a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 8GB of memory and a speedy 256GB SSD. Dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports are included for quick data transfer, connection to an external display, and to charge the notebook. A wide glass touchpad helps fingers glide smoothly across the surface with minimal friction.

Spin 5 Series – Small and compact with 13.3-inch displays and optional pen input

The Spin 5 Series of convertible notebooks feature Acer’s proprietary wobble-free 360 degree dual-torque hinge, which makes them easy to open but prevents them from toppling over when using the touchscreen. The crossed-hairline brush finish on the aluminum top cover provides a fabric-like appearance, making the Spin 5 easy to grip while preventing the accumulation of messy fingerprints and smudges.

Spin 5 is powered by up to 7th Generation Intel Core processors for incredible performance, up to 16GB of fast DDR4 memory and up to 512GB of SSD storage for fast boot up and data transfer. The Spin 5 delivers up to 10 hours3 of battery life for all-day productivity, and the bright 13.3-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen display can be used with an optional Acer Active Pen with Windows Ink. An HD webcam with HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging support provides clear, bright and detailed images.

Spin 3 Series – Larger 15.6-inch displays and dual storage support

The Spin 3 convertible notebook includes a 15.6-inch HD or Full HD IPS display and come with a sporty-looking brushed hairline finish. Solid performance is delivered with 6th Generation Intel Core processors and up to 12GB of fast DDR4 memory.

It also features dual storage support, and comes with both solid state drives (up to 256GB) and hard drives (up to 1TB) , providing fast boot up times and ample storage for documents and media.

A backlit ergonomic keyboard with a 1.6-mm keystroke provides for comfortable typing. It also includes an HD webcam with HDR imaging and delivers all-day productivity with up to 9.5 hours3 of battery life.

Spin 1 Series – Perfect for the Classroom or as a Second Computer

With ultra-affordable prices and up to 9 hours of battery life, the Spin 1 Series is ideal for students or for use as a second computer. The Spin 3 comes with 13-inch and 11.6-inch Full HD IPS displays, and include configurations with all new Intel® Pentium® or Celeron® processors. Designed with the classroom in mind, the Spin 1 (SP111-31) supports an Acer Active Pen with Windows Ink, and features displays covered with Antimicrobial Corning® Gorilla® Glass , made possible by embedded antimicrobial ionic silver that lasts the lifetime of the touch surface.

 

Dubai Gazette