Ahead of Computex, Acer has announced the launch of new PC products. It has announced the new Nitro 5 and Spin 1 notebooks today. The Nitro 5 notebook lineup is aimed at casual gamers, it says that these notebooks will provide performance for playing modern titles at a mainstream price. The Spin 1 combines flexible computing and sleek design for those who value portability.
The Acer Nitro 5 can be configured with 7th Generation Intel Core processors or 7th Generation AMD A-series processors with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 ti or AMD Radeon RX550 graphics, respectively.
All notebook models come with Windows 10 and have support for up to 32GB of DDR4 2400 Mhz memory. Select models also feature super-fast PCIe SSDs with up to 512GB capacity that are paired with an optional hard drive of up to 2TB.
Connectivity options include a Gigabit Ethernet port, 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi, one USB Type-C and three USB ports as well as an HDMI port.
To prevent the machine from overheating, the Nitro 5 lineup features dual fans with Acer’s Coolboost technolgoy that delivers increased fan speeds and cooling ability, enabling users to manually control the cooling process. All Nitro 5 models feature a 15.6 inch Full HD IPS display with Dolby Audio Premium for enhanced sound depth.
Acer Spin 1 is an 11.6 inch convertible with a metal chassis and full HD display. Powered by Windows 10, it’s a lightweight machine coming in at 2.76 lbs and 14mm thin. It can be configured with the latest Intel Pentium or Celeron processors with 4GB DDR3L memory and up to 128GB of eMMC storage.
Acer promises a battery life of up to 8 hours. It even has support for Windows Ink. The notebook features 802.11ac 2×2 Wi-Fi, Acer BluelightShield to reduce eye strain, one USB 3.1 and one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port, Bluetooth 4.0, and a microSD card slot.
The Acer Nitro 5 will be available in the United States come July with prices starting at $799. The Acer Spin 1 will be available in the country also in July with prices starting at $329.
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