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Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors

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Acer unveils their new Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors by Intel offering up to 12 hours of battery life at the IFA 2018, Berlin

Acer, the electronics giant, is making some bold move at the IFA 2018 held at Berlin. They have partnered with Intel and used their latest 8th gen processor that they also unveiled at the same event.

The Swift series has been the most popular mid-range laptop series by Acer. Why? Because they have always made them cheap and powerful. With days the Swift series has also become stylish…

They were the first commercial laptop series to feature the 8th gen processors. And now when Intel has made their processor more sophisticated, Acer makes it available for the Swift series.



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Another reason why the Swift series has flourished because of the battery life. The Intel’s new processors have an extensive battery life and with that, Swift series will also get a huge bump in battery life.

Want to know more about Intel’s new mobile processors? Check out: Intel unveils new U-series & Y-series 8th gen Processors

So, let’s see the three laptops of the Swift series:


Acer Swift 3

The Swift 3 has been updated to 2 new models with 13.3-inch and 14-inch displays. The display is surrounded by slimmer bezels, sleek aluminum designs that open 180-degrees to lay-flat…

The 13-inch version of the Swift 3 packs in a full HD 1920×1080 13.3-inch display. The laptop is powered by Intel’s latest 8th gen Core processors that deliver solid & sophisticated performance… Also, you get up to 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 512 GB NVMe PCIe SSDs. The laptop just weighs 1.3 kg (2.86 pounds) and measures 15.9 mm thin. This Swift 3 version also packs in with 4G LTE support.


Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors


The Swift 3 14-inch variant weighs just 1.4 kg (3.08 pounds) design that measures only 14.9 mm thin. This one has narrow side bezels of 6.1 mm. The laptop is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U/i5-8265U/i3-8145U processors. the 14-inch Swift 3 also packs an 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD. The laptop has an external GPU powered by NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150.

Both the versions of the laptop packs a huge 12 hours of battery life. With such long battery life, you’ll be able to work for very long hours… 🙂

The Acer Swift 3 with a 13-inch display (SF313-51) will be available in EMEA in October starting at €799. On the other hand, Acer Swift 3 with 14-inch displays (SF314-55 and SF314-56) will be available in North America in November, starting at $799.99 and in EMEA in January 2019, starting at €799.


Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors


Acer Swift 5

The best ever Swift just got an upgradation to make it more versatile and stylish. The laptop has got more sophisticated with the addition of the new 8th gen Intel processor…

The 15.6-inch display version of Swift 5 features a full HD 1920×1080 IPS touchscreen with ultra-narrow bezels. It has an 87.6% screen-to-body ratio to create an immersive viewing experience… It has been built with a magnesium-lithium alloy construction for the top and bottom cover. The Swift 5 is both ultra-light and sturdy, weighing just 990 grams… 🙂

While the 14-inch display also has a full HD display. It sports a similar design to the 15.6-inch model that is both ultra-light and sturdy—built with a magnesium-lithium alloy construction for the top and bottom cover. This one just weighs 970 grams & measures just 14.9 mm. It will also have support for the Dolby Audio™ Premium


Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors


The bezels of both the Swift 5 versions is just 9.32 mm. The Swift 5 series may feature the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U/i5-8265U processor to power the elegant beauty…

The Acer Swift 5 with a 15-inch display (SF515-51T) will be available in North America in January 2019, starting at $1,099. On the other hand, the Swift 5 with a 14-inch display (SF514-53T) will be available in EMEA in September, starting at €999.


Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors


Acer Swift 7

The Swift 7 is the most beautiful and elegant laptop out of the lot. The Swift 7 is named as the world’s thinnest laptop. Its new bezel-less display has stunned everyone at IFA 2018…

The new Swift 7 15% smaller & is less than 10mm thick than the last gen. This time, the Swift 7 has an edge-to-edge display. The display is now 92 percent screen-to-body ratio, and overall the laptop weighs less than 2.2 pounds. And there’s the same 14-inch display from the Swift 7 earlier this year & the bezels have been heavily reduced to just 4.27mm.


Acer to revamp Swift series with latest 8th Gen processors


This new Swift with an 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor, probably with the new Intel i7-8500Y that is made for super-light & thin devices. The chipset also helps for faster Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity

To keep the laptop light, Acer is using magnesium materials. It’s not immediately clear whether this laptop even ships with a webcam, or whether Acer has moved it to below the display or incorporated it into the keyboard…


And here were the 3 models of Acer’s new Swift series, which has again proved its worth and made computing to reach in another dimension truly…

Do check out: Acer unveils new Aspire Z24 with 8th gen Core i7 & Alexa

Well, not all specs of the laptops are known until now, but with further updates, we will update the blog. Till then, keep following us for more Tech as well as Sports updates… 🙂


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Raunak Saha
Raunak Saha
A cs engineer by profession but foodie from heart. I am tech lover guy who has a passion for singing. Football is my love and making websites is my hobby.


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