This Acer Spin 2-in-1 is a good laptop designed for those who need to take a lot of digital notes, draw on a 14-inch screen, or want the convenience of having a nice touchscreen. The Acer Spin 1 SP114-31-C3B6 also doubles as a regular laptop. The stylus/pen is there when you want to use the touchscreen, and the keyboard and touchpad are there for when you want to use it in laptop mode.
Since there are various modes, the Spin 1 is designed to allow for easy switching. The hinges are flexible yet still durable. There is no wobbling with the device, regardless of what mode you have it in. Hook it up to the TV or larger monitor if you want to share any project with others or want to view everything on a big screen yourself.
The touchscreen that comes with the Acer Spin 1 SP114-31-C3B6 itself is pretty good. It’s a 14-inch LCD screen with LED backlight technology, full HD screen mode, and a resolution of 1920 x 1080. In addition to the pen, you can also do tasks with the standard keyboard or the touchpad.
The 1280 x 720 webcam and built-in microphone allow for collaboration with others for work or video chats with family and friends. Stay connected to the internet, regardless of whether you are home, at work, school, or traveling, thanks to the Intel Wireless-AC (9650) technology. For syncing with other devices, Bluetooth 5.0 is there when you need it.
Acer Spin 1 SP114-31-C3B6 Graphics and Memory
Graphics with the Acer Spin 1 SP114-31-C3B6 are GeForce MX330 UHD with shared memory accessibility. The graphics controller manufacturer is Intel. An Intel Celeron quad-core processor (N5100) can get up to 2.80-GHz with turbo speed (1.10-GHz base speed). There is 8GB of memory with DDR4 SDRAM technology and support for a microSD memory card.
Despite not coming with the most powerful components, the Spin 1 14-inch performs well. It’s a decent multi-tasker that can be used for a few tasks and projects at once. The flash memory also helps make everything faster, with a 128GB capacity, which is a high amount of storage space for a 2-in-1 of this size and price. Its Benchmark tests (for Windows) come back slightly above average.
Speaking of which, the OS is Windows 10 Home (64-bit). Users can also expect good battery life as the Li-Ion has a maximum runtime of 10 hours. The maximum wattage of the power supply is 45-W.
The Acer Spin 1 SP114-31-C3B6 comes with the Li-Ion battery and AC adapter, firmware TPM solution for security, Noble Lock TZ08, and BIOS passwords for User and Supervisor. This PC is a Green Compliant machine.