Acer has released the new Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops, which are based on Intel’s new 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors. At the same time, Swift 5 is one of the first models to meet the certification requirements for the new Intel Evo platform. Acer also says it is continuing to certify the Swift 3.
Note, in order to meet the Intel Evo certification requirements, the system must contain Wi-Fi 6 and Thunderbolt 4 interfaces, wake up from sleep mode in less than a second, work without recharging for at least 9 hours in real use, support fast charging, etc. …
Acer Swift 5 laptop can be equipped with Core i5 or Core i7 processors. The 14-inch touchscreen display has a maximum brightness of 340 nits, which exceeds the capabilities of its predecessor. The built-in battery provides up to 17 hours of battery life (in synthetic tests). Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass is also noted, which prevents unpleasant odors and stains. The weight of the novelty is 1 kg. Other characteristics have not undergone significant changes compared to its predecessor. The price of Acer Swift 5 starts at $ 999.99, sales of new items will begin in November.
The Acer Swift 3 laptop is a more affordable solution and it is offered in two versions. The Swift 3 SF314-59 version features a 14-inch Full HD display. The device weighs 1.2 kg and starts at $ 699.99. The Swift 3 SF313-53 version contains a 13.5-inch display with a 3: 2 aspect ratio. The maximum image brightness reaches 400 nits. In this case, the weight is 1.19 kg, and the price starts at $ 799.99. According to the manufacturer’s assurances, the autonomy reaches 18 hours.
Source: The Verge