Acer’s New Swift7 Leads the Trend in Style

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At its Global Press Conference recently at IFA Berlin, Acer unveiled
its new Swift series of ultra-thin and lightweight notebook PCs. Comprised of
four lines, namely the Swift 7, Swift 5, Swift 3 and Swift 1, the new
ultra-thin models feature Windows 10 and include something for every budget and
lifestyle.
“We are thrilled to announce the new Swift series, a complete
ultra-thin laptop lineup with something for everyone,” said Jerry Hou, General
Manager, Consumer Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “Front and center
is the flagship Swift 7 with an all-aluminum chassis that’s less than one
centimeter thin, while still packing in performance and stamina for all-day
productivity.”
“The new 7th Generation Intel Core processors set a new
bar for performance and efficiency enabling amazingly fast, responsive designs
that are also incredibly thin and light,” said Chris Walker, Vice President of
the Client Computing Group and General Manager of Mobility Client Platforms,
Intel Corp. “Intel and Acer’s strong collaboration is on full display with the
new Swift series which delivers great performance in a beautiful package.” 
Acer Swift
7 –
UltraSlim with
All-Day Battery Life
The Swift
7 weighs in at just 2.48
pounds (1.1 kg) and measures a mere 0.39 inches (9.98 mm) thin, making it the world’s first laptop to
measure less than 1 cm thin. Its
black-and-gold dual tone design brings a
touch of elegance to its durable all-aluminum uni-body, while tough Corning Gorilla Glass adds superior scratch resistance to the 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display with a micro-bezel. With up to 9 hours of battery life, it is the perfect notebook for those on the go.
Small and speedy, top-of-the-line performance is delivered through
a 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, fast 256GB SSD and up to
8GB of memory.  The latest wireless
technology (2×2 802.11ac with MU-MIMO) delivers reliable and up to three times
faster connections, while dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports are included for
quick data transfer, connection to an external display, and to charge the
notebook. An HD webcam with HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging support provides
clear, bright and detailed images.
Acer Swift
5 – High-End Features without the Weight
Just 0.57 inches (14.58 mm) in height and weighing 3 pounds (1.36
kg), the Swift 5 manages to fit a 14-inch Full HD IPS display into a 13-inch
frame, making it the ultimate in portability and usability. Available in Pearl
White with gold trimming or Obsidian Black with silver trimming, it cuts an
impressive figure combining brushed metal surfaces and diamond cut accents.
7th Generation Intel Core processors coupled with fast
SSDs (256 or 512 SATA or PCIe), up to 8GB of memory and the latest wireless
technology deliver big results in a small package. Rounding out this strong feature set is up to 13 hours of battery life, a backlit keyboard, a reversible USB 3.1 Type-C port and
options for a touch display and fingerprint reader. 
Acer Swift
3 – Essential Features at a Compelling Price
Just 0.7 inches (17.95 mm) in height and weighing 3.3 pounds (1.5
kg), the Swift 3’s svelte and lightweight design features a sturdy brushed-aluminum chassis. It offers up to 12 hours2 of battery
life and a collection of indispensable features for great productivity,
mobility and security.
The Swift 3 models pair a 14-inch HD or Full HD IPS anti-glare
display with 6th or 7th Generation Intel Core processors,
fast 512GB SSDs, up to 8GB memory and 2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology
for fast and reliable internet connectivity.
Additional must-have features include a USB 3.1 Type-C port (for
fast data transfers, connection to an external display, and to charge the
notebook), and an HD webcam with High Dynamic Range. Lastly, the optional
backlit keyboard is paired with a large 72 mm touchpad, providing ample room to navigate and maneuver.
A built-in fingerprint scanner is located at the upper right-hand
corner of the palm rest and works in conjunction with Windows Hello for
enhanced security. It takes less than one second from scanning a fingertip to
accessing the desktop. It can also recognize specific people, linking actions
to approved individuals, deterring inappropriate behavior and helping to
eliminate fraudulent activity.
Acer Swift
1 – Light and Budget-Friendly 
Lightweight and priced right for a student or others on a budget,
the Swift 1 is highly portable and includes the essentials, making them a great
value. Just 0.7 inches in height (17.9 mm) and weighing 3.5 pounds (1.6 kg),
the cover features a brushed-metal-like finish that minimizes fingerprints and
scratches, while the diamond-cut edges around the power button and touchpad
provide nice design touches.
With up to 12 hours of battery life,
they will last a student an entire school day, with a few extra hours to spare
for late night studying or web-surfing. The Swift 1 features a 14-inch HD
display, an Intel Pentium or Celeron processor, 4GB of
memory and either 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of eMMC storage.
Price and
Availability
The Acer Swift 7 will be available in North America in October
with prices starting at $999; in EMEA in October with prices starting at €1,299;
and in China in September with prices starting at ¥6,999.
The Acer Swift 5 will be available in North America in November
with prices starting at $749; in EMEA in November with prices starting at €749;
and in China in October with prices starting at ¥5,999.
The Acer Swift 3 will be available in North America in October
with prices starting at $499; in EMEA in October with prices starting at €499;
and in China in September with prices starting at ¥4,999.
The Acer Swift 1 will be available in North America in November
with prices starting at $249; and in EMEA in October with prices starting at
€349.
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