Acer Spin 5 (SP513-51-38M1) Convertible Laptop General Review

Acer Spin 5 (SP513-51-38M1) is a 13.3 Inch Full HD touchscreen display laptop with latest Gen. Intel Core processor, enough RAM and fast storage. Lets see this laptop's general review.

Portable, thin and lightweight convertible laptop, suitable for students and travelers. This model weighs around 3.53 pounds and is about 0.8 inches thin. So, this will be a good choice for people who want a portable laptop under $500.

13.3 Inch Full HD display is the best to get for the price. With that Full HD display, you have multi-touch screen and Acer Display technologies. So, you will enjoy the best visuals from the display.

This laptop is powered by 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U processor and comes with 4 GB DDR4 RAM, 128 GB SSD storage and with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 chip. These specs are enough for everyday general tasks. This processor and RAM combination is good for entertainment, document editing, office work, light programming etc.

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You can't do heavy tasks but you can do moderate multi-tasking. Storage capacity is a drawback for this model, but for $500 budget, these specs are acceptable. You can expand the storage if you want to.

HD Webcam is good for making high quality video calls or for recording HD videos, you can enjoy best audio output from two stereo speakers, thanks to its Acer TrueHarmony High-Performance sound system.

This model comes with 802.11 ac WiFi adapter and Bluetooth 4.0 for fast wireless connectivity. Features one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port and one SD card slot. You can have fast data transfers via USB 3.0 port. You can expect around 8 hours of battery life in normal usage.


Overall, this is one of the best budget-friendly convertible laptop to buy at the time of this review. You have latest i3 processor and acceptable RAM and storage. If you want even more powerful laptop, take a look at Acer Spin 5 (SP513-51-53FC) model and Acer Spin 3 (SP315-51-599E) laptop.