At its international press conference in New York, Acer presented revised versions of the Acer Swift 1 and Swift 3 notebooks. The Swift 3 is now available with 14 or 15.6-inch large display and optional Nvidia graphics. The Swift 1 offers the company an aluminum case, among other things.
Acer announces new additions to its successful Swift series. The mid-size Swift 3 notebook will soon be available with both a 14-inch display and a 15.6-inch screen. Both displays offer Full HD resolution as well as a high-angle IPS panel.
AcerSwift 3 in two sizes and optional Nvidia graphics
Regardless of the desired display diagonals, both notebooks offer Intel Core i processors of the current seventh generation and eight gigabytes of RAM. The more compact, 1.8 kilograms heavy and 16.95-millimeter thick 14-inch version can be equipped with up to 512 gigabytes of SSD capacity.
Presentation: AcerSwift 1 and Swift 3 (2017)
For the larger 15.6 inch, space is sufficient for an additional 1 terabyte HDD. Both versions should allow a long battery life of up to ten hours. Also interesting is the HD webcam with HDR + support as well as the fingerprint scanner usable for Windows Hello. Data is transferred via the USB 3.1 Type C connector.
AcerSwift 1: Fanless and light
Also, the cheaper and smaller Swift 1 comes in the unibody housing of aluminum and with fingerprint scanner into the house. It weighs 1.3 kilograms and is nearly 15 millimeters thick.
The 13.3-inch display represents content in full HD resolution. Here again, Acer has a high-angle IPS panel. The used Intel Pentium or Celeron processors like the Apple MacBook a construction completely without annoying fans. Additional features include four gigabytes of RAM, as well as 64, 128 or 256 gigabytes of SSD capacity.
Acer Swift 1 and Swift 3: Pricing and availability in Europe
According to Acer, the Swift 3 is available in June in various versions in Europe. Prices start at 699 euros.
Swift 1 will also be available in Europe in June. Here the recommended retail price is 449 euros. In addition, Acer introduced the new Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook in New York, which is definitely worth a look.