Recently, there has been a flurry of Acer products being released and for the most part they have not missed a single beat.

The Spin 7 is no different in this regard. As I have mentioned before I am not a fan of the 360 degree screen technology on laptops. It just seems awkward to place your keyboard face-down on a table when working purely with the touch screen. I would rather get myself a proper tablet or the Switch Alpha 12 produced by Acer, a well-finished work of art.

Subtle product placement out of the way the Spin 7 operates perfectly as a run of the mill laptop. I truly never found the need to spin the screen all the way and work in purely touch screen mode. The functionality to me just seems like a value add or a great safeguard to any malicious children who are looking to try and break the hinges of your laptop. Previous comment has a backstory, terribly long and ends with a laptop that no longer functions.

The specs as tested were:
• Intel Core i7-7Y75 1.3 GHz
• 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
• 256GB SSD
• 14″ Full HD, multi-touch, CineCrystal IPS technology
• Windows 10 Home 64Bit
• Price R21749.99

The Spin 7 is almost as thin as the Swift 7 and nears the same levels of performance. Unfortunately, in terms of finish the Spin 7 just cannot compete and instead is very similar to the R14. This is not exactly a criticism as the R14 had a really decent mixture of metals and plastics in the all the right places.

In conclusion, the Spin 7 is basically the R14 with full 360 degree screen rotation. A powerful workhorse laptop that can transform into a rather awkward tablet.

Acer Spin 7 Rating: 8/10

Check out the Acer website: Spin 7

Josh “Swift” Sack – Gaming Editor || About Me: Started Writing for TechHuman in July 1946 after an honorable discharge from the Guatemalan National Guard. Call of Duty Guatemalan Rampage, to be launched in 2026, will be based on Josh’s various military campaigns in the Guard.
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