The Acer Spin 7 is the first laptop with Qualcomms new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip
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Acer has announced the newest iteration of its Spin 7 lineup at IFA 2020, and theres a twist: instead of the usual Intel processor, the new model will be the first laptop with Qualcomms Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip. Its also Acers first 5G laptop.
From the outside, the new Spin 7 appears to be a modestly updated version of the current model, with slightly squared-off corners and gold accents. But the changes are more significant. The ARM-based Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor means that, in addition to supporting 5G (both mmWave and sub-6 GHz), Acer is also promising that itll offer multi-day battery life.
Additionally, Acer is adding an active Wacom pen that offers 4,096 levels of pressure…