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Acer's new Spin convertibles are thinner with Intel Ice Lake processors

Acer Spin 5

Among Acer's CES announcements are new Spin convertibles, particularly the Spin 3 and Spin 5. Both Windows 10 PCs now include Intel's 10th-generation 'Ice Lake' processors, which means that they come with new Iris Plus Graphics.

The main difference between the two PCs is the size, with the Spin 5 coming in at 14.9mm thin and the Spin 3 coming in at 16.9mm The Spin 5 is made out of magnesium-aluminum, weighing in at 2.65 pounds, while the aluminum Spin 3 is 3.31 pounds. The Spin 3 has the larger screen at 14 inches (FHD resolution), while the Spin 5 has a 13.5-inch 2K 3:2 display, making it a Surface Laptop competitor with a convertible hinge.

Acer Spin 3

"The new Acer Spin 5 and Spin 3 are excellent choices for anyone looking for a single system that can handle work, school, entertainment and their hobbies," said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. "The combination of thinner and lighter 2 form factors and thin-bezel touch displays make the new Spin 5 and Spin 3 convertibles the ideal choices for anyone who wants to get a lot done in a variety of modes."

Both PCs come with a fast-charging Acer Active Stylus using active electrostatic (AES) technology and 4,096 pressure levels, while the Spin 5 also supports the optional AES 2.0 Active Stylus. The Active Stylus comes in a storage dock, so it's easy to carry around with the devices.

The Acer Spin 5 will arrive in North America in June starting at $899, and EMEA in March starting at €999. The Spin 3 will be available in North America in April starting at $699, and EMEA in February starting at €649.

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