Acer has announced a new lightweight laptop in India, the Acer Swift 5. One of the Unique Selling Point of the Acer Swift 5 is the weight, it weighs in just at 970gms. Apart from that, the Swift 5 is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor and it is constructed with ultra-light magnesium-lithium alloys for the top and bottom cover, and magnesium-aluminum alloys for extra sturdiness on the palm rest area.
The Acer Swift 5 comes with a 14-inch FHD display with narrow bezels allowing the overall footprint of the notebook to be similar to that of a 13” notebook. It is designed for users who want prefer portability, solid performance, and a touch of style. It comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD. Acer claims up to 8-hour battery life. Other features include 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi, backlit keyboard, Acer TrueHarmony with Dolby Audio, Skype for Business and Cortana integration. The company promises up to 8 hours of battery life. Further, it comes with features like Dual USB 3.1 Type-C port for quick data transfers, connection to an external display, and to charge the notebook. The swift 5 includes a fingerprint reader to help quickly and securely verify an owner’s identity through Windows Hello, logging them on with a touch of the finger. The Swift 5 will start at INR 79,999 and will be available in Acer Exclusive stores and other leading retailers pan India.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India, said, “We are ecstatic with the newest addition –Swift 5 to our range of Swift series laptops in India. This is another record breaker by being one of the lightest laptops in the world at an unbelievable 970gms. Cramming so much technology into such a light weight body showcases our engineering and design capabilities and we are sure Swift 5 appeals to a wide variety of people looking for a portable, light-weight powerhouse laptop”
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