Published: Fri, September 06, 2019
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Acer Announces New Swift 5 Maintains the World's Lightest 14-inch Notebook

Acer Announces New Swift 5 Maintains the World's Lightest 14-inch Notebook

Acer already showed a prototype of the Ice Lake-powered Swift 5 during Computex 2019.

The weight of the Swift 5 (2019) listed above includes the added NVIDIA GPU. In addition to the absolutely outrageous Predator Thronos Air gaming massage chair, among the new products that the Taiwanese tech giant has unveiled is a new iteration of its thin and light laptop, the Swift 5.

It incorporates an adjustable keyboard and mouse tray and there is even a cup holder for the beer can.

Privacy is safeguarded with the option to close the camera shutterwhen the webcam is not in use and an HDMI-out port offers the option for a second screen.

It is a battle station product and at this stage there is no word regarding when it will be released.

Besides ASUSPRO B9 (B9450), the ZenBook Duo (UX481), ZenBook 13/14/15 (UX334/434/534) and ZenBook Flip 14/15 (UX463/563) all enjoy the benefits of the 10th Gen Intel Core processors, ASUS said, wile introducing its new laptop lineup.

ASUS announces ASUSPRO B9, the world’s lightest 14” laptop with a remarkable 94% screen-to-body ratio

Acer claims Planet9 will provide coaching, game statistics, etc. for gamers to up their skills.

The Acer Swift 3 will be available in EMEA in September starting at Euro 599. On a full charge, it is rated to last up to 12.5 hours of battery life. Until then hit play on the video below to decide on whether this new Swift 5 is worthwhile upgrading to.

The latest Swift 3 has a 14-inch Full HD IPS screen and weighs 1.19kg (2.62 pounds). It comes with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics option along with Intel Iris Pro graphics. The Swift 3 includes up to 512GB PCIe Gen 3×4 SSD storage, 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, Thunderbolt 3, and dual-band Intel Wi-Fi 6.

Also powered by the latest 10Gen IntelCoreprocessors and Windows 10, Acer's sleek Aspire C series all-in-ones feature a high screen-to-body ratio of up to 92%. The Swift 5 model will stay light while also offering a modern processor (CPU) and the option for discrete graphics. So, a configuration that opts instead for integrated Intel Iris Pro graphics can weigh even less. The screen-to-body ratio is 86.4%.

As far as connectivity is concerned, the system is equipped with Thunderbolt 3 as well as Wi-Fi 6 technologies.

Finally, there is the new Aspire C series. Storage goes up to 1TB via an M.2 NVMe SSD and up to 2TB with a 2.5-inch HDD.


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