Acer Once Again Flaunts Its Mastery with Thin Laptops; Readies Swift 7
Acer Once Again Flaunts Its Mastery with Thin Laptops; Readies Swift 7
Acer stakes out premium business laptop turf with Swift 7, hits budget buyers with Chromebook 11 at $249
09 January, 2018, 01:02
CES showcases the tech trends that will shape the year ahead. One of the more interesting and unexpected items is the newly redesigned Acer Swift 7 notebook. For this comparison, Acer has considered the clamshell laptop designs in the market with macOS and Windows.
Acer has also upgraded the screen from a 13.3-inch display to a 14-inch IPS5 panel on the new Swift 7.
The screen nearly floats above the keyboard, with a noticeable gap between the two - you'll either love it or hate it, but those hinges do keep things thin.
It offers 8GB of Ram, a Core i7 processor as well as 4G LTE connectivity, which is still a relatively new addition for laptops on the market, according to The Verge. Talking about the battery, the Swift 7 is claimed to deliver 10 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Aside from the LTE support - both nano SIM and eSIM functionality are built into the Swift 7's thin housing - these are pretty common specs for a modern laptop. The new Acer Chromebook 11 (CB311-8HT / CB311-8H) offers an 11.6-inch display with two USB 3.1 Type C ports and support for Google Play.
The Swift 7's unibody aluminum chassis is pleasing to the eye and gentle to touch, ideal for modern professionals seeking a sophisticated look. It starts at $599 and will be available next month.
The new Acer Swift 7 is built for easy portability. Then the laptop will be made available in EMEA in April with a starting price tag of 1,699 Euros (approximately Rs. 1,29,329). The device is equipped with an 8th Gen Intel Core processor and provides up to 12 hours of battery life, with two front-facing speakers with Acer TrueHarmony technology.
Acer's Nitro 5gaming laptop (from US$799) has also seen improvements, now boasting upgraded AMD Radeon RX560 graphics card the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processors.
The Swift 7 (SF714-51T), being the world's thinnest laptop, is 8.98mm thin, which is way more than the company's 2016 model of Swift 7 (10.4mm). SSD storage goes up to 512GB to ensure a smooth performance. "At 0.4" (9 mm) thin, it's certainly a slim package, yet it still manages to house one of Intel's seventh-generation Core i7 processors and a battery that'll keep the machine going for a purported 10 hours.
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