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Acer Spin 5 SP515-51N

Specifications

Acer Spin 5 SP515-51N
Acer Spin 5 SP515-51N (Spin 5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
256 GB SSD
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 381 x 258 ( = 0.71 x 15 x 10.16 in)
Battery
48 Wh, 3200 mAh
Operating System
FreeDos
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
2.2 kg ( = 77.6 oz / 4.85 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Spin 5 SP515-51N

60% Acer Spin 5 (SP515–51N–56DD)
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Despite its lack of dedicated graphics and its bulky build, the Spin 5 has a lot to offer. The flexible design helps it to stand out from the crowd, while the typing experience is also solid. Sadly, the lack of colour accuracy and limited portability mean it isn’t a good fit for mobile professionals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Review: Acer Spin 5
Source: Hexus English
The 2018 Spin 5 is very much a case of Acer doing what it does best. Without excelling in any one area, the reviewed 15.6in model ticks plenty of relevant boxes and packs impressive performance into a sleek and well-priced machine.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2018

Foreign Reviews

Recensione Acer Spin 5 con CPU Intel Core di 8° generazione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice performance; good cooling system; decent ergonomy; smart stylus pen. Negative: No Thunderbolt 3.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2017

Comment

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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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.


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Dell Latitude 9510 2in1
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 1.5 kg
Lenovo Yoga 530-14IKB-81EK00E1MH
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U, 1.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5
UHD Graphics 620, unknown, 14", 1.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 14 5491-3WDPX, 2-in-1
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14", 1.65 kg
Samsung Galaxy Book Flex Alpha 13 (α)
UHD Graphics 620, unknown, 13.3", 1.19 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G4-20QG000UGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 i7-8665U, 14", 1.36 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2-in-1, i5-10510U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
HP Elite Dragonfly-8UY50UT
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 i7-8665U, 13.3", 1.139 kg
Asus Chromebook Flip C436FA, i5-10210U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14", 1.1 kg
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook XE930QCA-K01US
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 13.3", 1.04 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-10- 4 (Update: 2017-10- 4)