“The 2019 Aspire series notebooks, as well as updated Acer Spin 3, run Windows 10 out of the box and feature up to 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor”
Apart from its gaming laptop and TravelMate Notebook series, Acer has also refreshed the lineup of its Aspire and Spin Notebook series. The company unveiled Aspire 7, Aspire 5, Aspire 3, and an updated version of Spin 3 laptops at its event in New York. All of these are generic machines touted to cover a wide spectrum of consumer needs. Acer has bestowed the new Aspire models with 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics, and up to 17.3-inch display with narrow borders. The Acer Spin 3, on the other hand, is a new convertible notebook from the brand, with 8th-gen Intel processor, 360-degree “durable” hinge, and Acer’s Active Pen support.
Acer Aspire series and Spin 3 Notebooks price, availability
Acer’s Aspire 7 notebook starts at $999 in the US, while the Aspire 5 and Aspire 3 will retail at $379 and $349 respectively. The Acer Spin 3 Notebook, on the other hand, comes with a price tag of $499. The machines will go for sale in the country starting from June, except for the Aspire 3 which will hit the stores in May. While their India availability was not announced, we can tell you the devices’ prices will vary depending on the region.
Acer Aspire series specifications
Starting with the Aspire series, the high-end Aspire 7 laptop comes with a 15.6-inch IPS display with full-HD resolution and Acer Color intelligence for more “intense shades and finer details.” The 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, ticking at its core, is paired with the latest NVIDIA Ge Force GPU, up to 16GB DDR4 memory, and up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD. The machine is also mated with Acer’s TrueHarmony technology that is said to deliver deeper bass and powerful volume. Other salient features include a built-in fingerprint sensor, Windows 10 OS, and connectivity options such as WiFi, and HDMI and USB 3.1 ports.
The Aspire 5, meanwhile, also boasts of similar size (15.6-inch) and chipset (8th-gen Intel Core i7), which is mated with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU, or a 2nd-gen AMD Ryzen Mobile processor with Radeon Vega graphics, and discrete Radeon RX 540 graphics. It also ships with the in-house Color intelligence and TrueHarmony technology, just like its sibling the Aspire 7, and an optional fingerprint reader. The entry-level Aspire 3 ships with almost the same specifications as the Aspire 5 but is being offered in three Full-HD screen sizes – 14-inch, 15.6-inch, and 17.3-inch. Notably, the 17-inch version also comes with a built-in DVD drive. The laptop also has a Precision TouchPad and Acer’s BlueLightShield technology that may help protect eyes.
Acer Spin 3 Notebook specifications
The Acer Spin 3 convertible notebook is now more “stylish and reliable travel companion for young professionals,” as per the company. The machine rocks 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX 230GPU, and up to 512GB PCIe SSD storage. The laptop is touted to sport thin bezels, a 14-inch Full-HD touchscreen display, and 360-degree durable hinges. It also comes with 1TB HDD storage, a rechargeable Acer Active Pen support, and a Gigabit dual-band WiFi. Lastly, the Acer Spin 3 can last up to 12hours on a single charge.