Acer launches the first Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G laptop with a 360-degree hinge design called Acer Spin 7
The newest line of Spin 7 iterations at IFA 2020 was announced by Acer, with one difference, it will be the first laptop with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip, instead of the Intel processor. In addition, it is the first 5G laptop from Acer.
The new Spin 7 appears to be an updated version of the current model, on the outside, with gold accents and slightly square corners these are more significant changes. In addition to supporting 5G which means the ARM-based Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor both mmWave and sub-6 GHz, the battery life of several days was also promised by Acer.
In addition, an active Wacom pen is being added by Acer, which offers 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, and to be recharged, it can be attached to the side of the computer. The rest of the specs are a 1080p 14-inch IPS touchscreen panel with Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass protection will be present on the Spin 7, a 360-degree hinge to take advantage of the Wacom pen, two USB-C ports and for good measure, the USB-A port will be there.
Other specification details, including the price or release date on Spin 7. The Acer Spin 7 has not yet revealed the price. Full HD IPS screen for a 14 inches convertible notebook comes with Windows 10 Pro pre-installed. The 360-degree hinge design can fold the screen all the way back. The normal laptop mode for a more ergonomic experience, while the design of this laptop raises the chassis slightly.
As mentioned, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G processor has included to power the Acer Spin 7 laptop with the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system. For Wi-Fi, 4G / LTE, 5G support with sub-6 GHz, and mmWave frequencies are offered. Speaking of weight, the Acer Spin 7 comes with 1.4kg and only 15.9mm thick.
Last year Acer bring Chromebook But, it can be assumed that the promises of battery and connectivity are fulfilled by Acer Spin 7, and Qualcomm are expected to be an interesting laptop.