Today is a big day for Intel, as many device makers have started announcing or launching laptops and notebooks that rely on an Intel Coffee Lake processor. Acer for example just debuted the Nitro 5 Spin convertible, which can be seen below.
This is promoted as an interesting offering, a “gaming convertible” for casual gaming. It’s got a 15.6 inch 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display, that can be rotated at 360 degrees via hinge. Acer Nitro 5 Spin comes with an all aluminum chassis and a black brushed hairline finish. The red accents add to the whole gaming vibe and the keyboard is LED backlit, which is always a plus.
Up to 10 hours of battery life are promised here and the CPU inside is a 4 core and 8 thread one. However, the chipset is a 15 watt model instead of a 45 one, so power management will be much improved from previous products. The Nitro 5 before it had a Core i5-7700HQ CPU, that offered 7 hours of battery life. Acer will also offer stereo front facing speakers on the newcomer, with a subwoofer included and up to a Core i7 processor.
Up to 512 GB of PCIe SSD is available and on the graphics front, there’s a GeForce GTX 1050, like the current Nitro 5 models. The debut time frame is October and prices start at $999.