Acer has just introduced a gaming laptop that can swivel its screen and become a tablet. Yes, it’s possible and it has been done. The new Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a convertible gaming laptop as the company terms it. And it has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs 79,990 for the basic models.
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is powered by the new 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU and 8 GB, DDR4 SDRAM. For storage, the Nitro 5 Spin uses 256GB SSD along with 1TB HDD. These specs get to show their results on a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen display. It has a backlit keyboard for input and the audio output consists of two speakers along with a subwoofer.
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin uses an omnidirectional ExoAmp Antenna that optimizes the laptop’s antenna position ensuring a stable wireless signal, regardless of the location of the antenna inside the metal shell and the direction the of the network origin.
The device also uses MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multi-Input Multi-Output) wireless technology that supports downloads of up to three times in speed, better streaming compared to other 11ac devices in a multi-user environment. This technology also supports connection to multiple devices simultaneously, rather than just one at a time.
For security, the Acer Nitro 5 Spin uses has a fingerprint scanner which works in tandem with Windows Hello. Other features include Acer Color Intelligence and BluelightShield for the display that works to provide a rich display and reduce blue light emissions to cause less strain on the eyes.
In the audio department, the front-facing speakers along with the sun-woofer use Dolby Audio Premium, Acer TrueHarmony and Acer Smart Amplifier to produce audio.