Acer Spin 3 SP314-51-38XK
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Spin 3 SP314-51-38XK
In the ultracompetitive market of midrange convertibles, the Acer Spin 3 fails to stand out.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
Source: Laptop Mag
The Acer Spin 3 has a great 1080p display and an affordable price tag, but it's held back by performance problems, an uncomfortable keyboard and subpar battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: PC Mag
The Acer Spin 3 is a 14-inch convertible laptop that hits the $500 price point, but for performance's sake we'd spend an extra $100 to upgrade the memory and storage.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i3-8130U: On the Kaby-Lake architecture based dual core SoC clocked at 2.2 to 3.4 GHz with HyperThreading (4 Threads) and an integrated UHD Graphics 620 graphics card clocked at up to 1 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.
While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.
There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.
61.67%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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