Acer Nitro 5 Spin
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Nitro 5 Spin
Source: Laptop Mag Archive.org version
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a sleek convertible that has enough oomph to play games on lower settings.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: NDTV Gadgets Archive.org version
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a power-packed 2-in-1 gaming laptop. Right now, there’s nothing else quite like it in India, which is why it commands a slight premium of Rs. 91,990 for the top-end model. If you’re not going to travel a lot with your laptop and will be using it mostly on a desk, then you can find gaming models with slightly better specifications from Dell, Lenovo, and even Acer, at around this price. The Nitro 5 Spin is available through the company's authorised stores but you can also find it on Flipkart. The online price fluctuates quite a bit, and we once saw this very model going for as little as Rs. 83,990 during our review period.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 80% workmanship: 90%
Source: Laptop Media Archive.org version
A notebook suitable for everything? Is the Nitro 5 Spin the holy grail for the mainstream user? In some cases, yes. Thanks to its versatility, decent price, good performance and sturdy build, this laptop can easily win over plenty of users that need a stable daily driver with a touchscreen and enough horsepower to run the latest games at low to medium settings.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/09/2018
Source: Think Digit Archive.org version
The Acer Nitro 5 Spin is a good overall laptop, but is not suited for gaming or heavy duty tasks.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 65%
Source: WinFuture DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/13/2017
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile: Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 960M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i5-8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.
Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.
71.67%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.
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