Acer announced the new Swift 5 (SF515-51T), which is currently the world’s lightest 15-inch laptop weighing just 990 grams at IFA 2018 in Berlin. Along with that, Acer has announced few other notebooks and AIO PC.
Acer Swift 5: World’s Lightest Laptop!
The Swift 5 packs in a 15.6-inch Full HD touchscreen display with ultra-narrow 5.87 mm bezels and 87.6% screen-to-body ratio, powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U / Core i5-8265U processors, coupled with p to 16GB of DDR4 SDRAM, up to a 1 TB NVMe PCIe SSD and up to 10 hours of battery life.
Furthermore, the swift 5 features Acer TrueHarmony technology and optimized Dolby Audio for powerful sound through dual stereo speakers. Coming to connectivity it includes WiFi 2×2 802.11ac, USB 3.1 Type-C Gen-2 port, two USB 3.1 Type-A ports (one with power-off charging functionality), and an HDMI port.
There is also a 14-inch Swift 5 (SF514-53T) with 9.32 mm narrow bezels pretty similar to the 15.6-inch model. It is Powerd by Intel Core i7-8565U / Intel Core i5-8265U processors, offer up to 8 hours of battery life. Connectivity – 2×2 802.11ac Gigabit WiFi, fingerprint reader for Windows Hello, USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1, 2 x USB 3.0 (one with power-off USB charging) and an HDMI.
Acer Swift 3
There are two new Swift 3 models introduced – 13.3-inch and 14-inch displays. The SF313-51 packs in a 13.3-inch Full HD display, powered by Intel Core processors, up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB NVMe PCIe SSDs. Coming to connectivity it sports a 2×2 802.11ac WiFi, option for integrated 4G LTE and up to 13 hours of battery life.
The Swift 3 (SF314-55/SF314-55G) has a 14-inch Full HD display with super-thin 6.1 mm side bezels, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U/i5-8265U/i3-8145U processors, NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB PCIe NVMe SSDs, up to 12 hours of battery life. Connectivity options include 2×2 802.11ac Gigabit WiFi and USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 port.
Acer Aspire 7 And Acer Aspire 5
The Aspire 7 packs in a 15.6 inch up to Ultra HD (3840×2160) IPS display with a narrow bezel design, powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8705G / i5-8305G processor with Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics, 4GB HMB2 Graphics Memory, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to 512GB PCIe NVMe RAID 0 SSD storage, Dolby Atmos sound and Acer TrueHarmony technology.
The Aspire 5 packs in a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with narrow, 7.82 mm bezel, powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU, and up to 8GB of DDR4 2666 MHz memory. The Acer Aspire 3 features a 14-inch Full HD display, up to 8GB of DDR4 2666 MHz memory, HDMI port, 3 USB ports and an optional built-in DVD drive.
Aspire Z 24 AIO PC
The Aspire Z is an all-in-one PC that has a 23.8 inch Full HD IPS 10-point touch display with ultra-narrow bezel, wide-viewing angle with Acer BlueLightShield and Flickerless technologies, powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7+ desktop processors, paired with up to 32GB of Intel Optane memory, and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics.
In addition to that, it is equipped with a far-field microphone array made up of four digital microphones to use Amazon Alexa or Cortana from up to 4 meters away. Not just that, it also features far-field microphone array made up of four digital microphones to use Amazon Alexa or Cortana from up to 4 meters away.
Pricing And Availability
- Acer Swift 5 with a 15-inch display (SF515-51T)– Starts at €1,099 in EMEA and 7,499 Yuan in China and available in November 2018 / Starts at $1,099 and available in North America in January 2019
- Acer Swift 5 with a 14-inch display (SF514-53T) – Starts at €999, available in EMEA in September, and in China, in November, starting at 7,499 yuan.
- Acer Swift 3 with a 13-inch display (SF313-51) – Starts at €799, Available in EMEA in October
- Acer Swift 3 with 14-inch displays (SF314-55 and SF314-56) – Starts at $799.99 and available in North America in November, and in EMEA in January 2019, starting at €799
- The Acer Aspire 3 series starts at €399 and will be available in EMEA in December
- Acer Aspire 5 series starts at €549 and will be available in EMEA in December 2018
- The Acer Aspire Z 24 series starts at $899 in North America and €899.99 in EMEA and will be available in October.