The Acer Swift 5 is the world’s lightest 15-inch notebook, according to the manufacturer, weighing 990 grams. During the IFA 2018 in Berlin, the model had a price and release date revealed: it will go on sale in January 2019 in the US, for from US $ 1,099 (about R $ 4,538, in direct conversion). Its technical data comes with Intel Core processor 8th generation and touchscreen with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080). The Acer also introduced the new Swift 3 , which arrives with 13.3 or 14-inch screen, and rely on technology 4G LTE to allow Internet connection even when no Wi-Fi network nearby.
Other new features include the Windows Mixed Reality OJO 500 headset , the Predator XB273 and Nitro XV273K monitors , the Aspire Z 24 All-In-One , the Aspire 7, 5 and 3 notebooks. Finally, there are laser projectors that promise realistic colors and good image quality. The company did not reveal whether the products arrive in Brazil.
Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3
The Swift 5, introduced in May by Acer , comes with a focus on portability: its ultra-thin body is only 5.87 mm thick, and weighs less than 1 kg. Inside, the notebook features 8-generation Intel Core i7-8565U or Core i5-8265U processors that work in conjunction with up to 16GB DDR4 SDRAM and up to 1TB PCIe NVD SSD . The promise is up to 10 hours of battery life.
Regarding the connections, the Swift 5 has a Type-C Gen-2 USB 10 Gb / s 3.1 port for high-speed data transfers, and also supports power and video output. There are also two USB Type-A 3.1 ports (one with off-mode charging functionality) and finally one HDMI port .
With a 13-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) screen, the Swift 3 brings 4G LTE technology to the forefront. With it, the user can surf the Internet anywhere, without relying on Wi-Fi connections. The model also prizes for portability, weighing 1.3 kg and 15.9 mm thick.
In the internal set, the device comes with Intel Core processors and up to 8 GB of DDR4 RAM , plus PCIe NVD SSDs up to 512 GB. The promise is that the battery lasts up to 13 hours away from the outlets. The device arrives in stores in Europe in October for from 799 euros (R $ 3,864 in direct conversion).
The Swift 3 is also available in a 14-inch version with the most powerful datasheet. It comes with 8th generation Intel Core processors (i7-8565U / i5-8265U / i3-8145U), up to 8GB DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB PCIe NVD SSDs. For more demanding users, you can opt for a Nvidia GeForce MX150 dedicated video card option. The battery promises to withstand up to 12 hours of use. The laptop will be available in the US in November, for as low as $ 799 (R $ 3,299).