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The new Acer Spin 5 (SP514-51N) is a premium convertible notebook with a 14 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel touchscreen display, support for up to a 12th-gen Intel Core i7 processor, and a starting price of $1350. It’s expected to go on sale in the US and Europe in July.

Acer’s new Spin 3 (SP314-55/N), meanwhile, is a more affordable model with a full HD display and a few less bells and whistles, but a price tag that starts at $850. This model goes on sale in Europe in June, but it won’t launch in the US until August.

Acer Spin 5

Acer Spin 5 (SP514-51N)

This Intel Evo certified laptop is available with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 memory, up to 1TB of PCIe Gen 4 storage, and features an Intel Killer AX1675i WiFi 6E wireless card and two Thunderbolt ports.

The 2.9 pound notebook has a 14 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, and comes with an Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES 2.0 technology and support for 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.

The laptop also has a full-sized HDMI port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, a headset jack, and a microSD card reader. And Acer says the laptop has a “TwinAir” cooling system featuring dual copper heat pipes. There’s a fingerprint sensor in the power button, and the laptop supports DTS Audio.

Acer Spin 3 (SP314-55/N)

Acer’s lower-cost Spin 3 is also a touchscreen notebook with a 14 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display, a 360-degree hinge, and an Acer Active Stylus that fits inside the body of the laptop when you’re not using it.

This model also has dual Thunderbolt 4 ports, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, a microSD card reader and a headset jack.

But it has an Intel AX201 wireless card that tops out at WiFi 6 rather than 6E, features LPDDR4X memory rather than LPDDR5 RAM, lacks a fingerprint reader, and is a little heavier, at 3.1 pounds.

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