Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3 updated
The Acer Swift 5 is considered to be the lightest notebook in its class. Of course, Acer will present an updated version at IFA 2019. The Swift 5 has a 14-inch touchscreen with Full HD resolution based on an IPS display. With magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminum alloys, it still weighs only 990 grams at 14.95 mm thickness despite a dedicated graphics card, NVIDIA’s GeForce MX250. The screen-to-body ratio is 86.4 percent. Processors of the tenth generation up to an i7-1065G7 are possible. A maximum of one 512 GB PCIe Gen 3×4 SSD can be installed for the storage space. A full-fledged USB 3.1 type C port with Thunderbolt 3 and dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) provides sufficient connectivity.
The battery life is up to 12.5 hours so that you have enough time to work on the move. The quick charge function allows you to recharge up to 4.5 hours in just 30 minutes. Four users can be stored via the fingerprint sensor via Windows Hello.
The smaller model, the Swift 3, also has a Full HD IPS display without touch function. At 1.19 kg, the notebook is also quite light and can also be configured with a dedicated MX250. Tenth generation processors up to an i7-1065G7 are also possible. Maximum available is 16 GB DDR4 RAM. Connectivity is provided by a Thunderbolt 3 port and dual-band Wi-Fi 6. The battery life is 12.5 hours, with 4 hours charging in 30 minutes.
Acer Aspire C All-in-One Series
The Aspire C Series is a real blessing for workplaces where space is at a premium. The three variants (27-inch, 24-inch and 22-inch) are powered by tenth-generation core processors. An MX130 GPU is available as an option. NVMe SSDs with a capacity of up to 1 TB and an HDD with up to 2 TB provide sufficient storage space. In addition, up to 32 GB DDR4-2666 RAM can be installed.
To connect a second monitor, the Aspire C models have an additional HDMI output. Peripherals can be connected via one of the four USB 3.1 ports. The familiar Acer Vision Care, BlueLight Shield and Flickerless functions ensure convenience.
Price and availability
The Swift 5 is expected to be available from 999 euros at the end of September. The Swift 3 will also be available at the end of September for 799 Euro. The 24-inch version of the Aspire C-Series will also be launched at the end of September and is expected to cost 599 euros. The large model is planned for the first quarter of 2020, there is no price yet.