At the ongoing CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Acer introduced a bunch of new products like the ConceptD 7 Ezel convertible, ConceptD 700 workstation, and new Acer Spin 3 and 5 series convertibles. In addition, the Taiwanese tech giant has also announced its latest Swift series ultra-slim notebook called the Acer Swift 3. The latest Swift series offering comes in two screen sizes – 13.5-inch and 14-inch. The former Swift 3 model is equipped with the 10th-gen Intel Core processors, while the latter is being offered with the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series chipsets. The company says that the 13.5-inch Acer Swift 3 has been developed in collaboration with Intel, and is part of Intel Project Athena.
Acer Swift 3 13.5-inch specifications and features
The Acer Swift 3 with a 13.5-inch screen and Intel processors offers a screen-to-body ratio of 83.65 percent, an aspect ratio of 3:2, narrow bezels, Acer Color Intelligence tech, and Acer ExaColor technology to produce better colours. The notebook can be equipped by up to the 10th-gen Intel Core i7 processor and latest NVIDIA graphics. The device has a premium aluminium build, a fingerprint reader and an illuminated keyboard.
The Windows 10-powered offering is claimed to provide up to 16 hours of moderate usage. The battery of the device supports fast charging and it can provide four hours of usage with just 30-minutes of charge. The other features include Wake On Voice, a full-function USB Type-C port, Thunderbolt 3 port, USB 3.1 2nd-gen port, DisplayPort, and dual-band Wi-Fi.
Acer Swift 3 14-inch specifications and features
As for the Swift 3 14-inch model, it also provides a premium aluminium design, a high screen-to-body ratio, and ultra-narrow bezels. The notebook comes with the AMD Ryzen 4000 series processors, which are manufactured utilising the 7nm fabrication process and Zen 2 core architecture. The laptop can be loaded with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of PCIe SSD storage. The connectivity, software, and other specs of the AMD model are similar to the Intel variant.
Acer Swift 3 price and availability
The Acer Swift 3’s 13.5-inch Intel-powered model will be available initially in EMEA regions at the starting price of €699 (~Rs 56,100). The 14-inch AMD notebook will go on sale in EMEA regions in March at the starting price of €599 (~Rs 48,000).