Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-P2GH, this is an upgrade version of Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-C4UG. Just like its predecessor, this is an entry-level convertible 2-in-1 laptop with some compromises. It comes with basic specs for doing basic tasks. However, this laptop still comes in style. Its design and color make this laptop seemed so cool and solid.
Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-P2GH is powered by Intel Pentium N4200 Quad-Core Processor. This quad-core processor has a cache size of 2MB and base frequency of 1.10GHz up to 2.50GHz in turbo mode. The frequency should depend a lot on the cooling solution. This processor is perfectly good for daily tasks such as office, browsing, as well as moderate multi-tasking.
The system memory is 4GB DDR3L RAM and can be upgraded up to 8GB. Actually, this amount of RAM is adequate for working with most common tasks which most users may run on it. However, the processor doesn’t support so everything will run slowly.
A 64GB SSD becomes the storage space. The storage space is too small for today. It will not be enough to host your operating system and important applications, moreover your documents and media files. To solve the issue, you can add a big size external storage space or use the cloud storage.
Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-P2GH also comes with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 505 chip which is primarily used for netbooks or thin notebooks.
It is low energy consumption GPU and the performance is just in the low-end segment. It is insufficient for modern games even at the lowest settings.
The screen display is the best part of this laptop. This Acer Spin 1 has 11.6″ Full HD Multi-touch widescreen LED-backlit IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. This screen panel can present an impressive super-sharp image which will seem good from any angle. Thanks to the resolution and IPS tech.
Since it is a convertible 2-in-1 laptop, users can rotate the lid to 360-degree, thanks to its 360-degree hinges. That’s why, they can use it in four modes: laptop, tablet, tent and presentation, depend on the rotation of the screen.
This convertible laptop comes with standard interface options. Here the available options:
• 1x USB 3.0
• 2x USB 2.0
• 1x HDMI-out
• 1x SD Card Reader
There is also comes an Acer Active Stylus Pen.
As connectivity options, there are:
• 802.11ac Dual-Band MU-MIMO wireless LAN
• Bluetooth 4.0
Just like Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-C4UG, the SP111-31N-P2GH model is a good portable device because it is light and slim and comfort to bring everywhere. Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-P2GH weighs 3.31 pounds with the dimension of 11.73 x 8.27 x 0.80 inches.
Its 4-cell 3220 mAh Li-ion battery pack makes sure that this is really a good portable device. Fully charge battery will last up to 9 hours until it needs to recharge again and it is enough for a day’s worth of work.
So, it could be a great companion for traveling and simple field working.
After the review, we can see that the Acer SP111-31N-P2GH is an entry-level laptop. It comes with basic specs and slow performance. But the folding touch-screen, great screen display and long battery life, moreover its affordable price (about $400 when it is reviewed) make it suitable to be the travel companion or to be a secondary laptop which do simple works and not the demanding tasks.
If you are looking for a laptop for web browsing, document writing and editing, watching videos, listening songs and other basic usage and simple tasks and not good for heavy usage, this may be for you.
Summary Acer SP111-31N-P2GH
Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-P2GH
|Processor||Intel Pentium N4200/Quad-Core/1.1GHz/2MB|
|RAM||4GB DDR3L RAM|
|Graphics Processor||Intel HD Graphics 505|
|Display||11.6" Full HD Multi-touch widescreen LED-backlit IPS(1920 x 1080) (16:9) display|
|Interfaces||•1x USB 3.0
•2x USB 2.0
•1x SD Card Reader
|Communications||•802.11ac Dual-Band MU-MIMO wireless LAN
|Battery Life||up to 9 hours|
|Dimension||11.73 x 8.27 x 0.80 inch|
|Operating System||Windows 10|
|Pros||Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-C4UG is an entry-level laptop with basic specs and slow performance. But the folding touch-screen, great screen display and long battery life, moreover its affordable price.|
|Cons||The storage space is too small|