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Acer Swift 3, Swift 5 + TravelMate P2 : Dec 2020 Models!

Acer Swift, Aspire + TravelMate : December 2020 Models!

Acer just released new and updated Swift, Aspire and TravelMate laptops, just in time for Christmas 2020!

Take a look at the new slew of Acer Swift, Aspire and TravelMate laptops that you can buy now!

 

Acer Swift 3 : New December 2020 Model!

The Acer Swift 3 is a 14-inch laptop designed for the young, and comes in three colour options – Blue, Pink and Silver.

It has a 14-inch slim bezel IPS LED display with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, in a chassis that is just under 16 mm thick, and weighs just 1.2 kg.

Built around the new 11th Gen Intel Core processor, and Intel Iris Xe Graphics, it comes with up to 16 GB of onboard LPDDR4X memory, and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage.

The new December 2020 Acer Swift 3 model has a rated battery life of 11 hours, and supports fast charging to give you 4 hours of video playback with a 30-minute charge.

In addition, the December 2020 model of Acer Swift 3 comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.

 

Acer Swift 3X : New December 2020 Model!

The Acer Swift 3X is a 14-inch laptop designed for both games and creative apps, with its new Iris Xe Max discrete graphics.

It has a 14-inch slim bezel IPS LED display with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, in a chassis that is just under 18 mm thick, and weighs just 1.37 kg.

Built around the new 11th Gen Intel Core processor, and Intel Iris Xe MAX Graphics, it comes with up to 16 GB of onboard LPDDR4X memory, and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage.

The new December 2020 Acer Swift 3 model has a rated battery life of 17 hours, and supports fast charging to give you 4 hours of video playback with a 30-minute charge.

In addition, the Acer Swift 3X comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.

 

Acer Swift 5 : New December 2020 Model!

The Acer Swift 5 is a 14-inch ultra-light Intel Evo-certified laptop, that is just under 15 mm thick, and weighs only 1.05 kg!

It has a 14-inch IPS LED touch display with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and 100% sRGB colour gamut. This touch display is protected by Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass.

Built around the new 11th Gen Intel Core processor, and Intel Iris Xe Graphics, it comes with up to 16 GB of onboard LPDDR4X memory, and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage.

The new December 2020 Acer Swift 5 model has a rated battery life of 15 hours, and supports fast charging to give you 4 hours of video playback with a 30-minute charge.

In addition, the December 2020 model of Acer Swift 5 comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.

 

Acer Aspire 5 : New December 2020 Model!

The December 2020 Acer Aspire 5 comes in 14-inch or 15.6-inch display options, with an all-metal chassis.

The 14-inch Aspire 5 is 15.6 mm thick, and weighs 1.45 kg; while the 15.6-inch Aspire 5 is 17.9 mm thick and weighs just 1.65 kg.

Built around the new 11th Gen Intel Core processor, and Intel Iris Xe Graphics, they both with up to 16 GB of onboard LPDDR4X memory (upgradable to 20 GB), and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage.

Acer also offers an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 discrete graphics option for both models.

Both 14-inch and 15-inch models have a rated battery life of 13 hours, and supports fast charging to give you 4 hours of video playback with a 30-minute charge.

In addition, they both come pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.

 

Acer TravelMate P2 : New December 2020 Model!

The Acer TravelMate P2 is a rugged laptop designed for business executives, with handy business features and advanced connectivity options.

Built to comply with MIL-STD-810G standards, the Travelmate P2 has a spill-resistant keyboard, and shock-absorbent corners to survive bumps and drops.

It also comes with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 protection, a fingerprint reader and Windows Hello for secure authentication, to safeguard sensitive data while working away from the office.

Built around the new 11th Gen Intel Core processor, and Intel Iris Xe Graphics, it comes with up to 32 GB of onboard LPDDR4X memory, and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD storage or a 1 TB hard disk drive.

The new December 2020 Acer TravelMate P2 model has a rated battery life of 13 hours, and supports fast charging to give you 4 hours of video playback with a 30-minute charge.

 

Acer Swift, Aspire + TravelMate (Dec 2020 Models) : Price + Availability

The December 2020 models are available with immediate effect at these RRP :

  • Acer Swift 3 : RM 3,299 (approximately US$813 / £611 / A$1,082 / S$1,086)
  • Acer Swift 3X : RM 3,799 (approximately US$935 / £704 / A$1,245 / S$1,250)
  • Acer Swift 5 : RM 3,999 (approximately US$985 / £741 / A$1,312 / S$1,316)
  • 14-inch Acer Aspire 5 : RM 2,799 (approximately US$689 / £519 / A$918 / S$921)
  • 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 5 : RM 2,899 (approximately US$714 / £537 / A$951 / S$954)
  • Acer TravelMate P2 : RM 2,699 (approximately US$665 / £500 / A$885 / S$888)

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions Revealed!

Acer Day 2020 is just around the corner, with a ton of deals and promotions! Find out what discounts and free gifts you can get from Acer this year!

 

Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions Galore!

With the new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Acer Malaysia is adopting an online celebration on Shopee for Acer Day 2020!

They will continue to offer a wide range of discounts, promotions, lucky draw sessions and even games like the #FeelTheVibeWithAcer challenge.

The Acer Day 2020 virtual event will kick off on the Acer Malaysia Facebook page on 2 August 2020 at 3 PM, with performances by Linora, Pong Pong and Cikidot, as well as lucky draw sessions.

Up for grabs this year are prizes worth over RM 22,000, including a Predator Helios 300 laptop and a Predator Triton 700 laptop.

 

Acer Day 2020 : Deals + Promotions

We created this table to summarise the Acer Day 2020 deals and promotions for your convenience :

Product Model Promo Price 1 August – 30 September 2 – 4 August (Shopee)
Predator
Helios 300
PH315-53-5462 RM 4,499 RM 100 off
+ Predator Urban Backpack
+ Redmi Airdots earbuds
or Predator Cestus 310 mouse
or Acer Slim Wireless Mouse
Additional RM 200 off
+ Predator Mousepad (M)
+ Predator Flask
PH315-53-77CF RM 5,099
Predator
Orion 5000
PO5-610_RGB RM 7,899 RM 900 off
+ Redmi TV Bar
or Predator RGB mousepad
Additional RM 200 off
Swift 5 SF514-54GT-51WA RM 3,679 RM 320 off
+ Acer Entry Urban Backpack
+
Redmi Airdots earbuds
or Predator Cestus 310 mouse
or Acer Slim Wireless Mouse
Additional RM 200 off
SF514-54GT-512N RM 3,679
Aspire 3 A315-57G-541R RM 2,499 RM 100 off
+ Acer Entry Urban Backpack
+
TnG eWallet
or Acer Day T-shirt
or Acer Predator Cap
Additional RM 50 off
+ Acer SuperCare 2
A315-57G-57L2 RM 2,499
Acer
Monitors
CB342CK RM 1,399 RM 300 off Additional RM 20 off
+ Acer E300 earphones
+ DP cable
XV240YP RM 679 RM 20 off Additional RM 8 off
+ Acer Urban Entry Backpack
EK241Y RM 359 RM 30 off Additional RM 8 off
+ Acer Flask
RM 339 (only on 4 Aug)
Acer
Projectors
C250i RM 1,699 RM 8 off
+ Acer EK220Q monitor
RM 1,299 (only on 4 Aug)
Aopen Monitors 22CV1Q RM 279 RM 18 off
+ Acer USB mouse
RM 259 (only on 4 Aug)
24CL1Y RM 369 RM 18 off
RM 339 (only on 4 Aug)

 

Acer Day 2020 : Lucky Draw With Every Purchase

From 1 August until 30 September 2020, every purchase of selected Acer models from authorised online or offline Acer retail shops will entitle the customer to a “Buy and Win Lucky Draw” entry.

You just need to submit your receipt at www.a-redemption.com to claim your gift and participate in the lucky draw, which will give you the chance to win these prizes :

  • Acer Predator gaming laptops
  • Acer Swift 7 laptops
  • Acer monitors
  • Acer gaming headsets

 

Acer Day 2020 : Other Activities

  • Special One-Day Only Promotion : The top voted promotion package will be available as a limited-time offer at the Acer Official Shopee Shop on 3 August 2020.
  • Special 83% Discount : Prices will drop for at midnight at the Acer Official Shopee Shop on 3 August 2020 for selected items like the Predator Gaming Chair, Predator Author 300 gaming keyboard and the Acer EB192Q B monitor.
  • 5 Days Check-In Game : Acer fans can redeem exclusive merchandise just by participating in daily tasks on www.a-redemption.com from 29 July 2020 onwards.
  • #FeelTheVibeWithAcer Challenge : Dance to the “Feel The Vibe” song and upload the video to Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #FeelTheVibeWithAcer and tag @AcerMalaysia (Facebook) or @my_acer (Instagram) for a chance to win an Acer ConceptD 3 Pro laptop and RM1000 cash prize!
  • August Birthday Gift : If your birthday is in August, you will receive RM50 Touch ‘n Go eWallet credit, with purchase of Acer products worth more than RM 1,800!

 

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Acer Swift 5 2019 Ultra-Light Laptops : All 4 Variants!

Acer just launched four variants of the 2019 Swift 5 – an ultra-light laptop that weighs only 990 grams!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about these new Acer Swift 5 laptops – price, deals, specifications and key features!

 

Acer Swift 5 2019 Ultra-Light Laptop : All 4 Variants!

The 2019 Acer Swift 5 is a 14-inch ultra-light laptop that is powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel Core (Ice Lake) processors, and weighs less than 1 kg!

Giving us a primer on the 2019 Acer Swift 5 (MY | UK) is Jeffrey Lai, Acer Malaysia’s Senior Product Manager.

Ultra-Light Build

The 2019 Acer Swift 5 (MY | UK) is designed for road warriors. With a magnesium alloy chassis, it weighs just 990 grams!

14-inch Touch Display

It comes a 14-inch IPS touch display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and 300 nits of maximum brightness.

Thanks to thinner 3.97 mm display bezels, it boasts a 86.4% screen-to-body ratio, and a 11% smaller footprint.

Faster Processors + Graphics

Acer will offer two 10th Gen Intel Core (Ice Lake) processor options :

  • the Intel Core i5-1035G1 with UHD Graphics, and
  • the Intel Core i7-1065G7 with Iris Plus Graphics.

If you need better graphics performance, they are also offering a variant with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics.

Recommended : 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake Mobile CPU Features + Specifications!

USB 3.1 Type C / Thunderbolt 3

It also comes with a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C port, which supports Thunderbolt 3 – offering you greater connectivity capabilities.

 

Acer Swift 5 2019 Colour Comparison

The 2019 Acer Swift 5 (MY | UK) comes in two colour options – Charcoal Blue and Moonstone White. Here’s a colour comparison video :

 

Acer Swift 5 2019 Models + Specifications

Acer is offering four variants of the 2019 Swift 5 (MY | UK) ultra-light laptop. For your convenience, we summarised their key specifications in this comparison table :

Specifications SF514-
54T-70AA
SF514-
54GT-512N
SF514-
54T-50GD
SF514-
54T-52AS
Display 14-inch Full HD IPS Touchscreen Display
1920 x 1080 pixels, 300 nits
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel Core i7-1065G7 Intel Core i5-1035G1
Graphics Processor Iris Plus Graphics GeForce MX250 UHD Graphics
Memory 16 GB LPDDR4x 8 GB LPDDR4
Storage 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD
Wireless Capabilities Wi-Fi 6 : 802.11ax
Bluetooth 5.0
Connectivity Options 1 x USB 3.1 Type C / Thunderbolt 3
2 x USB 3.0 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Battery 56 Whr 4-cell lithium-ion battery
– Up to 12.5 hours battery life
Dimensions 329 mm wide, 219 mm deep,
14.95 mm thick
Weight 990 g
Colour Charcoal Blue Moonstone White Moonstone White Charcoal Blue
Price RM 4,699
£1,085.66
RM 3,999 RM 3,699 RM 3,699
£905.01

 

Acer Swift 5 2019 Price List + Deals

Here is the price list for the four Acer Swift 5 2019 variants (accurate as of 19 November 2019) :

FREE Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019

Every 2019 Acer Swift 5 laptop (MY | UK) will come preinstalled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.

FREE Acer Accessories

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If you purchase the Acer Swift 5 2019 laptop (MY | UK), you will also have the option to redeem one of these free gifts :

  • Acer Predator Waterproof Bag
  • Acer Predator Cestus 310 Gaming Mouse
  • Acer E300 True Harmony Earphones

FREE Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic

The first 5 units of each 2019 Acer Swift 5 variant purchased at an Acer Malaysia Concept Store, Acer Malaysia Online Store, and selected Acer Malaysia reseller will receive a free pair of Mi True Wireless Earbuds Basic worth RM99.

Acer Predator League 2020 Contest

Purchasing a Acer Swift 5 2019 laptop (MY | UK) will also put you in the running to win a pair of tickets to Predator League 2020 finals in Manila, inclusive of accommodation, air tickets and airport transfers.

Recommended : The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Details Revealed!

 

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The Intel, Seagate + Acer Keynotes @ serverDNA 3.0!

Despite its name, serverDNA is the largest gathering of PC gamers in Malaysia. In its third season, serverDNA brings in both gaming brands and gamers, with three main keynotes by Intel, Seagate and Acer. We bring you the videos of all three serverDNA 3.0 keynotes – check them out!

 

serverDNA 3.0

The third season of serverDNA featured more than 1500 gamers coming to check out the 100+ showcases. An estimated 1000 litres of coffee were downed, and over RM 100,000 worth of prizes were given out. Now you know why serverDNA is the largest gathering of PC gamers in Malaysia!

 

The Intel Keynote @ serverDNA 3.0

Mr. Sontinya Nujeeseng, Client Computing Group Director of Intel APJ, spoke about Intel transforming to address the gaming market.

Here are some key points from his presentation :

  • esports is gaining popularity year-on-year, with enthusiasts and occasional viewers in Asia now accounting for more than half the global audience.
  • The 8th Gen Intel Core processors offer significantly better performance than previous generations. We pointed out earlier that this is due to the Ryzen Effect.
  • For much faster system responsiveness, Intel offers Optane Memory, which is built around their 3D XPoint technology.
  • The Intel NUC 8 VR machine is the little engine that could. Based on Intel Hades Canyon – a combination of a Core i7 CPU and a Radeon RX Vega GPU, it can support up to SIX 4K displays simultaneously.
  • Every Hades Canyon NUC will come with free software and games worth up to $400.

 

The Seagate Keynote @ serverDNA 3.0

Ms. Mee Mee Hong, Seagate Country Manager, then shared with us the latest developments in Seagate’s storage technologies.

Here are some key points she shared in her presentation :

  • Seagate now offers a BarraCuda Pro hard disk drive with 14 TB of storage capacity, and a 300 TB per year workload limit.
  • Despite its high spindle speed of 7200 RPM, the BarraCuda Pro has the lowest power draw in the industry – less than 8 watts.
  • She also announced that Seagate will be introducing their first SSD – the Seagate Barracuda SSD next month, with a SATA 6 Gbps interface and a maximum transfer rate of 540 MB/s.
  • For those who need a mobile SSD, Seagate is currently offering the Seagate Fast SSD with storage capacities of up to 2 TB in a small form factor with a transfer rate of up to 540 MB/s.
  • The LaCie Copilot is a 2TB portable rugged hard disk drive that can automatically back-up data from your SD card, smartphone or camera on-the-go. It can even serve as a power bank for your devices!
  • She also pointed out that Seagate offers a unique data recovery service that is free for some drives, and offered as an affordable upgrade for other drives – the Seagate Rescue Services.
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The Acer Keynote @ serverDNA 3.0

Edmund Hoh, Acer Product and Business Development Manager, is back! This time, he introduced a slew of new Acer gaming products.

Here are some key points from his presentation :

  • The Acer OJO 500 is pronounced as o-ho 500. You can read all about it in our Acer OJO 500 preview article.
  • The new Acer Aspire 7 has a 4K narrow bezel display, and is 25% lighter than last year’s model.
  • The new Acer Swift 5 has a larger display in the same form factor, with 35% lower weight and 4X greater durability.
  • The new Acer Swift 7 is less than 10 mm thick, and weighs less than 1 kg, and comes with a large display with an ultra-narrow bezel.
  • The new Acer Aspire Z 24 is an All-In-One PC that looks nothing more than a beautiful display. Read all about in our Aspire Z 24 preview!
  • The Acer Predator X gaming desktop will feature dual Intel Xeon processors and the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics cards.
  • The Acer Predator Triton 900 gaming laptop has a unique swing display, with a 4K G-SYNC display and new 4th Gen AeroBlade 3D fans.
  • The Acer Predator Thronos features a motorised cockpit with vibration support. It supports three monitors of up to 27-inch in size.

 

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The Acer Global Press Conference New York 2018

On 24 May 2018, Acer revealed a slew of new computing products at the Acer Global Press Conference New York 2018. Here is the full video of the event, and a summary of what they announced!

 

Acer Global Press Conference New York 2018

Acer hosted a live stream of the hour-long event, which you can watch below :

Here is a summary of what was announced at the Acer Global Press Conference New York 2018.

New 15-inch Acer Swift 5 Notebook Weighs Less Than 1 kg

The 2018 Acer Swift 5 comes with  a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen that features ultra-narrow bezels measuring just 5.87 mm, giving it an incredible 87.6% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes the viewing experience.

2018 Acer Nitro Series Desktops and Monitors

The 2018 Acer Nitro Series gaming desktop PCs and monitors include :

  • The Acer Nitro 50 Series Desktop that is powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPUs, delivering 4K resolution visuals with support up to four displays simultaneously for immersive gameplay.
  • The Acer Nitro VG0 and RG0 Series Monitors that support AMD Radeon FreeSync to deliver a fast response time of up to 1 ms Visual Response Boost (VRB), and up to 144 Hz refresh rate.

2018 Acer Predator Helios 500 + Helios 300 Special Edition

The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 500 is powered by overclockable 8th Gen Intel Core i9 processors with overclockable NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics!

The 2018 Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition has a white chassis accented with gold trim. It features a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display with an upgraded 144 Hz refresh rate, 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and overclockable NVIDIA GeForce1060 graphics.

2018 Acer Predator Orion 5000 + 3000 Gaming Desktops

The 2018 Acer Predator Orion 5000 gaming desktops feature up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8700K processors with the latest Intel Z370 chipset, and up to 2-way NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPUs in SLI.

The 2018 Acer Predator Orion 3000 comes with up to 8th Gen Intel Core  i7 processors, up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs, and is VR-ready.

First 15-Inch Convertible Chromebook

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The Acer Chromebook Spin 15 is the industry’s first convertible Chromebook with a 15.6-inch large touchscreen display.

The 2018 Acer Chromebook 15 is a new model of popular Chromebook 15 line that delivers the same large 15.6-inch display and long 14-hour battery life at a budget-friendly price.

Two Premium 13-Inch Chromebooks For Business Use

The new Acer Chromebooks boast stylish all-aluminium designs featuring 3:2 aspect ratio screens to reduce the need for scrolling while editing documents and spreadsheets. The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 comes with Wacom EMR stylus for better accuracy and a natural writing experience.

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