Acer Swift series is quite popular among users as it features some compact and lightweight laptops. Now Acer is expanding the Swift lineup by adding two more great laptops to the series. The company has just announced that they will be adding the new Acer Swift 5 and Acer Swift 3 to the Swift lineup.
Both laptops are packed with futuristic stuff. The Acer Swift 5 and Acer Swift 3 both have the latest 12th-Gen Intern Core processors and Intel Iris Xe Graphics for the best performance. Both of the laptops are Intel Evo verified which means they will give great performance with solid battery life.
They both feature a 14-inch touchscreen display with a thin and lightweight chassis and the Acer Swift 3 comes with some vibrant and appealing color options.
Let’s look at their specs and features one by one:
The key highlight of the launch is the Acer Swift 5. It is a premium laptop especially made for professionals who like to move around. This laptop combines powerful internals with a stunning display.
Its chassis is made up of aerospace-grade aluminum which allows it to weigh in just around 1.2kgs. The laptop is 14.95mm thin making it ideal to carry around easily. But do not let the thin and light design fool you. It comes with a powerful 12th Gen Intel Core processor and can have up to 12 cores with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
To support such a powerful processor, it has 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 2 TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
Then there is a fingerprint reader on the power button making it safe for logging in. This laptop is Intel Evo verified which means users will get all the Intel Evo features such as instant wake from sleep, 10 hours of battery life in real-world usage. Users can also get 4 hours of juice by charging it for 30 minutes.
Acer Swift 5 features Microsoft Precision Touchpad certified OceanGlass touchpad which is made from ocean plastic waste.
Acer Swift 5 comes with a 14-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) touchscreen display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. It has a 92.22% screen-to-body ratio which narrows down the bezels. For the protection of the display. There is a later of Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.
On top of the display, users also get the FHD MIPI webcam that comes with Acer’s Temporal Noise Reduction (TNR) Acer PurifiedVoice technology.
Acer has also worked on the thermals because this laptop comes with some powerful internal specifications. The backlit keyboard has air intel that can provide 8-10% better heat dissipation than any standard keyboard. Then there is TwinAir dual-fan system and D6 heat pipes that also increase the airflow. It also has three modes namely silent, normal, and performance.
Usually, users do not get a lot of connectivity options with thin and light laptops but that is no problem with Acer Swift 5. It comes with 2 Thunderbolt 4 ports, 1 HDMI port, 3 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports. And then there is WiFi 6E for the best connectivity.
The Acer Swift 3 is the other newly launched laptop and it also has a 14-inch 16:9 QHD or FHD touch display. It is available in three color-washed options. On the internal side of things, this laptop also comes with the latest 12th Gen Intel Core processors. Users can get up to 2TB of fast SSD storage. Just like the Acer Swift 5, this one also has an FHD webcam with Acer’s TNR technology.
For ports and connectivity, it has a USB Type-C port, a USB Type-A port, and HDMI 2.1 port. For connectivity, it comes with WiFi 6E. Again, this one can give you 4 hours of battery just by 30 minutes of charge. Then there is the TwinAir dual-fan cooling system for better thermal performance.
Users will be able to buy the Acer Swift 5 in North America starting June 2022 and it will be priced at USD 1,499. The laptop will be available in the EMEA region starting March 2022at a price of EUR 1,799 and will be available in China in April at RMB 9,999.
Users will be able to buy the Acer Swift 3 in North America starting June 2022 and it will be priced at USD 849,99. The laptop will be available in the EMEA region starting March 2022 at a price of EUR 1,199 and will be available in China in April at RMB 5,499.