Acer Spin 5 SP513-51-51D9
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Acer Spin 5 SP513-51-51D9
Source: Gadgetspeak Archive.org version
It has been a while since I last took a look at an Acer device. This drought was ended with the arrival of the Acer Spin 5.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% workmanship: 60%
Source: Pocket Lint Archive.org version
If you're in the US, you can grab the Acer Spin 5 at a great price right now: at $499 for the entry-level model it's highly competitive for this sort of laptop; at the time of writing you'll even find the 256GB SSD version for that price. It's a bargain.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Stiftung Warentest - 4/2017
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 92% display: 86% mobility: 89%
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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.
76.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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