Acer has showcased its latest product in the form of a convertible gaming notebook called the Nitro 5 Spin, which is one of the first device to feature the newly announced 8th generation Intel Core U-series processor. In fact, the new convertible even made an appearance on Intel’s livestream just few hours ago.
Just like the standard Nitro 5, the new Nitro 5 Spin is designed for casual gamers. That being said, its convertible form factor made the laptop slightly more versatile since users can choose to utilize it not only in the orthodox laptop position but also in display, tablet,
When it comes to specifications, the Nitro 5 Spin can be obtained with up to Intel Core i7-8550U processor – a rather curious implementation given how gaming laptops is usually fitted with H-series processor. Aside from that, the convertible gaming laptop also features an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card for its 15.6-inch full HD IPS touch display.
Storage-wise, the Nitro 5 Spin is able to support PCIe solid state drive with capacity of up to 512GB. Not to forget, the convertible notebook also comes with a battery that apparently able to last for up to 10 hours, according to Acer.
In terms of availability, the new Nitro 5 Spin convertible gaming notebook will be made available in selected regions starting from this October 2017 with a starting price tag of US$999 (about RM4,282). At the time of writing, Acer has yet to announced the laptop’s release date and pricing for Malaysia.