Acer has kicked off 2018 by refreshing a part of its its laptop lineup in CES 2018 tech event. The Taiwanese firm has updated the Swift 7, Nitro 5 and Spin 3 with better internals and a few physical changes. The one that got the maximum attention among the three is the Swift 7. Acer claims that it is the ‘world’s thinnest laptop’. Even the previous version of the same laptop was quite thin but this one measures just 8.98mm. Let’s take a look at what else the laptop has to offer.
The Acer Swift 7 has a 14-inch Full HD display, upgraded from a 13.3-inch one. But the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution still stays the same. It comes with a seventh-generation Intel core i7 processor. Although Intel has come up with 8th gen processors now, Acer surprisingly chose to stick with the previous generation. Whereas other manufacturers like Asus and Dell have already come up with laptops that have 8th gen core i7 processors.
The Swift 7 has 8GB of RAM along with 256GB of PCle SSD storage. But it doesn’t have any other variants with better RAM and storage combinations. One of the rarest things this laptop comes with is an integrated support for 4G LTE. This is also the biggest addition to this upgraded version.
The Acer Swift 7 costs $1699, a hefty price that justifies its thinness at best. It competes with the likes of Dell XPS 13 and the Asus Zenbook, both of which have better internals but are not as thin as the Swift 7. The laptop will be available starting March this year.