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Acer releases a pair of laptops ahead of Computex

And some tablets

Acer Nitro 5
Photo: Acer

Computex doesn’t start until this weekend, but Acer decided to get a head start and release a couple laptops and tablets today. The company announced two new laptops: the Nitro 5, designed for casual gaming; and the Spin 1, an ultra-light convertible laptop that comes in at less than three pounds.

Nitro 5

  • 15.6-inch HD IPS display
  • Up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card paired with Intel Core i7 or i5 processor, or up to anAMD Radeon RX550 graphics card an AMD A-Series FX, A12 or A10 processor
  • Up to 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM
  • Up to a 512GB SSD paired with an optional HDD drive up to 2TB
  • USB-C port, one USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI 2.0 port
Acer Spin 1
Photo: Acer

Spin 1

  • 11.6-inch full HD convertible IPS display
  • Intel Pentium or Intel Celeron processor
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Up to 128GB of eMMC storage
  • One USB 3.1 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port, and one microSD card slot
  • Stylus support

Acer is also releasing two new Iconia tablets with the One 10 and Tab 10. The One 10 comes with dual Micro USB ports for easy connectivity with external components, while the Tab 10 comes with a Quantam Dot display and four speakers. Both tablets feature MediaTek quad-core processors, run on Android 7.0, and will last eight hours, according to Acer.

Acer Iconia Tab 10
Photo: Acer

While no release information has been given on the tablets, the Spin 1 will be available for $329 / €399 July. The Nitro 5 will be available in the US and China in July for $799 / ¥5,499, before a wider release in August.