Acer’s New Spin 1 Brings Together Flexible Computing and Sleek Design

Acer’s New Spin 1 Brings Together Flexible Computing and Sleek Design

Ultra-thin, ultra-light and ultra-stylish: the Spin 1 is perfect for anyone looking to get creative on the go

At the recently concluded Computex 2017 held in Taipei, Taiwan, Acer nnounced the latest version of its popular Spin 1 convertible notebook. With a sleek all-metal chassis, the Windows 10 device is lightweight, portable and supports Windows Ink through an Acer Active Stylus1 for creative users on the go.

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Weighing in at just 1.25 kg (2.76 lbs), the 14 mm (0.55-inch)-thin chassis sports the latest Intel® Pentium® or Intel® Celeron® processors, 4 GB DDR3L memory as well as a choice of 32 / 64 / 128 GB eMMC storage. Its crisp 11.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) touch-enabled screen with IPS[2] technology displays vibrant colors at 178-degree viewing angles. Eight hours of battery life allows users to work, play, share, and draw all day with four versatile modes (laptop, display, tablet and tent).

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The Spin 1 combines superb hardware with innovative features to make the user experience really pop. On all models the Precision Touchpad, which supports Windows 10 gestures, allows users to work faster and smoother due to accurate tracking of their fingertips and movements. To help with more complex projects, the Spin 1 is fully ready to work with the Acer Active Stylus [1] accessory which enables precise and direct on-screen input, providing a natural pen-on-paper experience. Users can quickly turn thoughts into action, capture ideas swiftly and naturally with Windows Ink.

With fast and reliable wireless connectivity through Intel® Wireless-AC (802.11ac 2×2) technology, the Spin 1 is capable of providing up to three times faster[3] downloads compared to traditional 802.11n 2×2 devices. The device also features Acer BluelightShield which may help to reduce eye strain from prolonged screen viewing.

Speakers with Acer TrueHarmony technology are located on both sides of the device. Audio channels automatically reverse to ensure optimal sound quality in any mode, and are paired with a webcam for video chats. Additional connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 3.1 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port and one microSD (SDXC) card slot.

Price and Availability

The Acer Spin 1 will be available in North America in July with prices starting at $329; and in EMEA in July with prices starting at €399.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

 

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About Acer

Founded in 1976, today Acer is one of the world’s top ICT companies and has a presence in over 160 countries. As Acer looks into the future, it is focused on enabling a world where hardware, software and services will infuse with one another to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike. From service-oriented technologies to the Internet of Things to gaming and virtual reality, Acer’s 7,000+ employees are dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of products and solutions that break barriers between people and technology. Please visit www.acer.com for more information.

[1] Acer Active Stylus is optional
[2] All brands and product names mentioned herein include trademarks of their respective companies and are used solely to describe or identify the products
[3] 802.11ac availability and specification will vary depending on model and region. To achieve the best performance, both the transmitter and receiver must support 802.11ac. The product is based on an IEEE 802.11ac standard specification. Actual speed will vary based on range, connection rate, site conditions, size of network, and other factors. 2×2 refer to the number of transmit and receive radio chains built into the wireless module, which doubles wireless processing capacity.