Written byDwaipayan Roy
Acer has launched the Swift 5 (2020) laptop at its Next@Acer event. The notebook is powered by "next-generation" Intel Core processors along with integrated graphics based on Intel's Xe architecture.
Alongside this, the company has also introduced ConceptD 3 and ConceptD 3 Ezel laptops that are tailormade for creators.
Here's a closer look.
The Acer Swift 5 (2020) sports a metallic body and a bezel-less design to offer a better screen-to-body ratio than its predecessor. It is also extremely lightweight, weighing at 970 grams.
The laptop offers a 14-inch Full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS touchscreen display, combined with a standard notebook keyboard, multi-touch supporting trackpad, and Windows Hello-powered fingerprint scanner.
The Acer Swift 5 (2020) is powered by 11th-generation Intel Core processors, paired with 16GB of RAM, 1TB of SSD storage, and Intel Xe architecture-based integrated graphics (NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU offered as optional).
It supports three cooling modes: silent, normal, and performance.
Under the hood, the notebook packs a 56Wh battery with support for fast charging.
For connectivity, the Acer Swift 5 (2020) notebook comes with a USB Type-C port, a thunderbolt port, UBS 3.2 Gen 2 ports, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, and a headphone/microphone jack. It also gets stereo speakers and a 720p webcam.
The Acer ConceptD 3 has a whitewashed body and can be purchased in 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full-HD Pantone-validated display options.
It runs on a 10th-generation Intel Core H-series processor, coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti or NVIDIA Quadro T1000 GPU.
As for performance, it is touted to offer 20 hours of battery life on a single charge.
The ConceptD 3 Ezel is a convertible notebook with an all-metal body and comes in 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) touchscreen display options.
It runs on a 10th-generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor, paired with NVIDIA Quadro T1000 or GeForce GTX 1650Ti graphics and 1TB SSD storage.
The notebook comes with Acer's Active Stylus and offers a claimed battery life of 18 hours.
The Acer Swift 5 (2020) is priced at $1,000 (approximately Rs. 75,600), and will be up for grabs in the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and China from October.
The ConceptD 3 also starts at $1,000 and will go on sale starting September. Finally, the ConceptD 3 Ezel retails at a starting price of $1,500 (roughly Rs. 1,13,100) and will be available from August.
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