Acer’s new Swift 5 laptop announced with 11th-gen Intel CPU and more!


Acer's new Swift 5 laptop announced with 11th-gen Intel CPU and more!

Acer launched its Predator gaming lineup refresh at its [email protected] online event today. Other than that, they also launched a revamped Acer Swift 5 laptop with an 11th-gen Intel CPU and some decent improvements. Also, it is the first laptop to feature Intel’s next-gen processor and integrated graphics. So, without further ado, let’s talk about the specifications of this laptop.

Acer Swift 5 Specifications

Acer Swift 5

First, let’s talk about design. The Swift 5 comes with a sleek and beautiful design. In terms of weight and dimensions, it is around 1Kg with a thickness of 14.95mm, which makes it easier to carry. Also, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, this laptop comes with an antimicrobial coating over the display for protection. However, the body coating is optional.

Second, let’s talk about the display. The Swift 5 comes with a 14-inch Full-HD IPS touch screen display with slim bezels around. It offers 72 % NTSC color gamut, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and 300 nits of peak brightness. Also, the screen of the laptop comes with an antimicrobial Gorilla glass protection due to the Coronavirus.

Swift 5 display

Third, let’s talk about the internals. Under the hood, the Swift 5 comes with Intel’s upcoming 11th-gen processor coupled with Intel’s integrated graphics based on the new Xe architecture. It features up to 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 1TB of PCle SSD storage. Not only that but, you also get a dedicated GPU on this laptop, which is the Nvidia GeForce MX350.

According to Acer, the battery on this one is a 56Wh battery that provides you a battery life of 24 hours. It also supports fast charging, which gives you up to hours of battery life with a 30-minute charge. As for ports, we get an HDMI port, USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, USB Type-C Thunderbolt port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the right edge. For connectivity, it supports WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 technology.

Price and Availability

The Acer Swift 5 is currently priced at $999.99 (75,500 Indian Rupees) and will be up for purchase in the US starting October. There are two color options available – Safari Gold and Mist Green.

Akshit Tiwari
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