Acer announced the introduction of the new Swift 5 and Swift 3 laptops with 11th-generation Intel Core processors with an integrated Iris Xe graphic processor.
The new laptop Swift 5 was one of the first computers to adopt the Intel Evo platform as a design as part of the Intel innovation program called “Project Athena”. The device delivers the highest levels of performance on the go and offers premium features including a fast operating system startup, Intel Iris Xe graphics, vibrant displays and the latest connectivity tools. The device also features an all-day battery that supports fast charging, as it can work for up to 4 hours by charging its battery for only 30 minutes.
The design of the Acer Swift 3 laptop is part of Intel’s innovation program that has been dubbed “Project Athena” and is awaiting approval, in the process of making some adjustments, in order to use the Intel Evo platform logo.
James Lynn, General Manager, Laptops and IT Products Division, Acer said: “The new Swift mobile devices are designed to take a major leap in performance, responsiveness and ease of use for our customers who live their lives in a different way that combines work with entertainment and accomplish various projects on the go. “Acer pays great attention to hardware design in order to ensure that all aspects of design are scaled up to match the best experience provided by the Intel Evo platform, to help our customers get more work done,” he added.
Acer Swift 5
The Swift 5 Laptop (SF514-55), with its thin design and light weight, combines extremely elegant design with the latest performance-enhancing technology. And because it comes equipped with 11th generation Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7 processors, and has been adopted within the Intel Evo platform as a design for laptops1, the Swift 5 features the ability to run multiple applications smoothly and has a long battery life of up to 17 hours, to get the job done The whole day. The Swift 5 can also display videos, graphics, and more on the go, with the new Intel Iris Xe graphics card.
The Swift 5 is equally beautiful in design. The body of the device is durable and lightweight, as it is made from a mixture of lithium-magnesium and a mixture of magnesium and aluminum of high quality. The device weighs approximately 1 kg (2.29 lb). The new design includes a specially designed hinge to raise the device slightly when the screen is opened, providing a more comfortable typing experience and enhancing the performance of the cooling system, and most importantly, it highlights the vibrant 14-inch high-resolution screen. The screen has a brightness of 340 nit 4 and supports 100% of sRGB colors, and has ultra-thin edges on all four sides, and the ratio of the screen to the body is 90%, which makes the viewing experience immersive and enhances the lightness and smallness of the device.
The Swift 5’s touch screen is equipped with an anti-microbial Corning Gorilla Glass, which has been specially designed to reduce the accumulation of odors and the accumulation of stain-causing micro-particles. In addition, users can request antimicrobial coating for the touchpad, keyboard, and outside of the device as an option.
Acer Swift 3
To provide the perfect balance between performance and design, two Swift 3 models with 11th-generation Intel Core i7 and Core i5 processors will be offered, and will also rely on Intel’s “Project Athena” innovation program. Swift 3 laptops are currently awaiting approval, after some modifications, in order to use the Intel Evo platform logo.
The new Swift 3 devices feature a sleek metal body and are equipped with the latest technology including Intel Iris Xe graphics and Thunderbolt 4 port. Users will also get a fast and stable Internet connection thanks to the WiFi 6 (Gig +) antenna.
The new Swift 3 (SF313-53) enhances your viewing experience and helps get work done through its vibrant 13.5-inch screen with a resolution of 2256 x 1504 with a screen length to width ratio of 3: 2, providing 18% more vertical reading space. And it reduces the need to scroll the displayed page. In addition, the screen supports 100% sRGB color and has a brightness rating of 400 nits. The Swift 3 (SF313-53) battery lasts 18 hours3, to boost all-day work completion. The device is equipped with a light and sturdy structure made of aluminum, magnesium and aluminum alloys, to make it easy to carry it anywhere while maintaining its durability. The device is only 15.95 mm (0.63 in) thick and weighs 1.19 kg (2.62 lb).
The new Swift 3 (SF314-59) comes with a thin and elegant design, and its frame is made of aluminum, and the armrest is made of alloys of magnesium and aluminum. An ultra-thin 0.22-inch frame enhances the device’s compact size, and the screen-to-body ratio is 82.73%, highlighting the 14-inch high-resolution screen. The device weighs 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs) and is 15.95 mm (0.63 inches) thick. It is easy to hold in the hand, and can easily be placed in a backpack or backpack and carry anywhere.
My Swift 3 devices come with a backlit keyboard, fast and reliable SSD storage, and up to 16GB of LPDDR4X memory. And both devices support Windows Hello through a fingerprint reader for easier and secure access to the operating system.
Hardware pricing and availability
- The Swift 5 (SF514-55) with 11th-generation Intel Core processors and a 14-inch Full HD display will be available in EMEA starting in October, starting at € 1,099.
- The Swift 3 (SF313-53) with 11th-generation Intel Core processors and a 13.5-inch 2K screen will be available in EMEA starting in November with a starting price of € 899.
- The Swift 3 (SF314-59) with 11th-generation Intel Core processors and a 14-inch Full HD display will be available in EMEA starting in November with a starting price of € 699.