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Acer Swift 7 is just 8.9mm

09 January 2018, 02:17 | Megan Pierce

Acer Swift 7 is just 8.9mm

Acer Swift 7 is just 8.9mm

As far as specifications are concerned, the Swift 7 spots a 14-inch Full HD IPS touch display with the resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass.

When it was first unveiled to the world back at IFA 2016, the Acer Swift 7 has captured a lot of attention due to its highly slim profile at 9.98mm.

"The device's screen size has jumped from a 13.3" screen to 14" display - still 1080p resolution.

-Intel Core i7 Processor 7th Generation. The internal solid-state drive can accommodate up to 512 GB and gives super quick speeds of DDR4 RAM up to 32GB. It works well, though we'd recommend getting the GTX 1050 Ti variant, if you can find it.

The large trackpad remains as high-end in appearance and feel as last year's model, while the shallow press keyboard has been upgraded to include a backlight (something that lacked from the previous model). Additionally, the laptop also comes with built-in 4G LTE connectivity, so that users can access to high-speed internet on the go.

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But with its girth out of the way, there isn't a ton special about the new Swift 7. It will also have integrated 4G LTE connectivity. Last year's Swift 7 launched in the USA at USD999 (around RM3,988) and retailed for RM4,999 here in Malaysia.

Acer has also announced its refreshed Spin 3 (SP314-51) laptop. Gamers will also benefit from the latest AMD Ryzen™ mobile processors for awesome performance, whether it be for gaming, content creation or multi-tasking applications.

The Nitro 5 is a stylish device with laser texturing.

The Acer Swift 7 houses a powerful 7 generation Intel Core i7 processor. The Nitro 5 (AN515-42) starts at $799 (Rs 50,500 approximately) and ships in May 2018. The line up includes the 2018 versions of Spin 3, Swift 7 and Nitro 5. Rounding out the laptop is a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, USB Type-C, HDMI 2.0 and Gigabit Ethernet.

The Acer Swift 7 will be available for sale in North America from March 2018 onwards at a selling price of $1,699 (Rs 1,07,470 approximately). The laptop has 256 GB of SSD storage for faster loading times. Several models in the Acer Chromebook 11 line (CB311-8HT/ CB311-8H) will be available in North America in April from Dollars 249, and in EMEA in March from Euro 249. The Spin 3 is expected to launch in North America in February starting at $599.



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