Swift 5

Acer introduced its new ultra-portable Swift 5 notebook at its Next@Acer event in Berlin, Germany. Weighing less than 1 kilogram, the new 14-inch machine appears to be one of the industry’s thinnest and lightest laptops with discrete graphics. To minimize the weight, the Acer Swift 5 notebook comes in a chassis made of magnesium-lithium as well as magnesium-aluminum alloys that is only 14.95 mm thick. Besides, the system is equipped with a 14-inch Full-HD IPS display with three-side narrow bezels and a screen-to-body ratio of 86.4%. The Swift 5 is based on Intel’s 10th Generation Core processor codenamed Ice Lake with up to four cores as well as Intel Iris Pro Graphics that can be optionally accompanied by NVIDIA’s discrete GeForce MX 250 discrete GPU. The...

Acer Launches Lightest Ever 15-inch Notebook: Swift 5 at 990 grams / 2.2 lbs

Everyone loves the lack of weight. Carting around a trade show, at least for me, helps the less I’m carrying, and so my work device has transitioned from a...

12 by Ian Cutress on 8/29/2018

Acer Unveils Ultralight 15.6-Inch Swift 5 Laptop: Less than 2.2 Lbs

Acer announced one of the company's thinnest and lightest 15.6-inch class laptops at its annual Next@Acer event. The laptop packs Intel’s latest Core CPU and can work for a...

12 by Anton Shilov on 5/23/2018

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