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The 2019 Acer Swift 7 Ultra-Light Laptop Preview!

Acer just unveiled a new ultra-light, ultra-thin laptop – the 2019 Acer Swift 7!

Here is everything you need to know about the new Swift 7, including its price and key features!

 

The 2019 Acer Swift 7 Ultra-Light Laptop Revealed!

Let’s start with the launch briefing by Jeffrey Lai, Senior Product Manager of Acer Malaysia.

 

The 2019 Acer Swift 7 Ultra-Light Laptop

Designed with a minimalist concept, the 2019 Acer Swift 7 boasts clean, sleek lines with an ultra-thin and ultra-light finless design.

It is now 60% smaller than the average 14-inch laptop, and weighs just 890 g! Even so, it packs enough battery power to last up to 12 hours of non-stop use.

Thanks to its super-thin bezels, it has a 14-inch Full HD display with an impressive 92% screen-to-body ratio. This touch display boasts a wide colour gamut of 100% sRGB / 72% NTSC, and is protected by Gorilla Glass 6.

The new Swift 7 is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core processor with 8 GB RAM and an NVMe PCIe SSD. And it comes with two USB Type C Gen 2 ports, and Gigabit WiFi with 2×2 MIMO technology.

It has a push-to-open camera that is hidden just above the keyboard, with a power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor. To ensure durability, its touchpad is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

Recommended : The 2019 Acer Predator Triton 900 Gaming Monster Preview!

 

The 2019 Acer Swift 7 Price + Availability

Acer is offering two 2019 Swift 7 models with immediate effect at these official prices :

  • 2019 Acer Swift 7 (Core i5) : RM 5,999 / ~$1,448 / ~£1,139 / ~€1,274
  • 2019 Acer Swift 7 (Core i7) : RM 7,599 / ~$1,834 / ~£1,443 / ~€1,613

They will both come with a leather protective sleeve, and a USB Type C hub with USB Type A and HDMI ports.

Recommended : The 2019 Acer Predator + Nitro Gaming Laptops 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!

 

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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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Acer Day Deals + Offers with AMOi-AMOi and Fuying & Sam

The annual Acer Day is back with new deals and offers! In this article, we will share with you the full list of Acer Day deals and offers, as well as live performances by AMOi-AMOi and Fuying & Sam!

 

Three New Acer Laptops!

At the 2018 Acer Day, they launched three new laptop models :

 

The Acer Day Deals + Offers!

From 1st August to 30th September 2018, customers who purchase selected Acer products will be rewarded with value-added gifts such as a TT eSports Predator Gaming Chair, Vinyl disc and player, Predator mouse or Predator headset, Microsoft Office 365 Personal or Acer Day Bluetooth speaker.

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Acer Day Offer Qualifying Products Gift
Purchase between RM 1,800 – RM 2,599 Acer Aspire Tc780
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire E14
Acer Aspire C22
Acer Aspire Revo Base
Acer Aspire E15
Acer Aspire XC
Acer Spin 3
Acer Swift 1
Acer Day Bluetooth
Speaker
Purchase between RM 2,600 – RM 3,799 Acer Nitro 5
Acer Aspire 5
Acer Aspire E15
Acer Aspire Z24
Acer Swift 5
Acer Swift 3
Acer Spin 5
Acer Switch 5
Office 365 Personal
or
Predator Cestus 300
Purchase between RM 3,800 – RM 6,599 Acer Predator Helios 300
Acer Predator G3
Acer Aspire GX
Acer Aspire U27
Acer Nitro 5
Acer Swift 5
Acer Switch 5
Acer Spin 5
Acer Aspire Z24
Acer Aspire S24
Predator Headset
or
Predator Cestus 500
Purchase between RM 6,600 – RM 9,499 Acer Predator 15
Acer Predator Triton 700 (GTX 1060)
Acer Predator 17
Acer Predator G1
Vinyl Disc + Player
Purchase above RM 9,500 Acer Predator Orio 9000
Acer Predator Triton 700 (GTX 1080)
Acer Predator 17x
TT eSports Predator Gaming Chair

 

AMOi-AMOi Live @ Acer Day 2018!

To celebrate Acer Day, they brought in AMOi-AMOI for a live performance! Check it out!

 

Fuying and Sam LIVE @ Acer Day 2018!

Acer even brought in Fuying and Sam for a live performance. Enjoy!

 

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The Acer Swift 7 2018 – World’s Thinnest 4G LTE Laptop Revealed!

The annual Acer Day is back! In addition to many great offers, Acer Malaysia also launched the Acer Swift 7 2018 – the world’s thinnest 4G LTE laptop! Check it out!

 

The Acer Swift 7 2018 – World’s Thinnest 4G LTE Laptop Revealed!

The Acer Swift 7 2018 is the world’s thinnest 4G LTE laptop at just 8.98 mm. Powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core processor with 8 GB of LPDDR3 memory, the Swift 7 2018 also comes with a 256 GB PCle SSD, and up to 10 hours of battery life.

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It boasts a 14-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and narrow bezels, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Its HD webcam in the front supports HDR and 720p video recording. But arguably the most important feature it comes with is its built-in 4G LTE connectivity that will allow you to get connected and work on-the-road.

The Swift 7 2018 users also enjoy better security with ease thanks to the fingerprint reader and Windows Hello login capability. Further enhancing the security feature is the enterprise-grade Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to keep your critical workplace data secured.

 

Acer Swift 7 2018 Price + Availability

In conjunction with Acer Day 2018, Acer is offering a variety of offers and discounts.

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Customers who purchase the Acer Swift 7 2018 will also get a protective sleeve, a USB Type C to HDMI adapter and USB Type A adapter in the box!

The Acer Swift 7 2018 is priced at RM 6,399 / ~US$ 1,599 and is available for purchase immediately at all Acer Official Online Stores and authorized resellers nationwide.

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CES 2018 : New Acer Swift 7 + Spin 3 Laptops Revealed!

LAS VEGAS (January 6, 2018) – Acer today launched the world’s thinnest laptop[i], the new Swift 7 (SF714-51T). At just 8.98 mm thin, the new Swift 7 is an always-connected PC running Windows 10 that’s designed for mobility, with an ultraportable design packing a powerful Intel Core i7 processor, all-day battery life and a personal, trusted 4G LTE connection.

 

The Acer Swift 7 2018 (SF714-51T) Revealed!

Always-Connected

The Acer Swift 7’s slim design is only the beginning of the new features on offer. Blazing-fast, built-in Intel XMM 4G LTE connectivity keeps users productive and always-connected, especially useful for professionals who wish to eliminate tedious wireless connection problems on the road so they can stay focused on the task at hand.

In addition to a Nano SIM card slot, the Swift 7 features eSIM technology, allowing download and activation of eSIM profiles. The Swift 7 ships with a Transatel profile provisioned with up to 1 GB[ii] of free data valid for one month in 48 countries[iii] to help users get started immediately, while additional data plans can be easily purchased as needed through the Mobile Plans application while travelling around the world. 802.11ac wireless with 2×2 MIMO provides reliable and fast connections to the office or home network.

Both Brawn and Beauty

Powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, the Swift 7 provides incredible performance, a seamless Windows 10 experience and up to 10 hours[iv] of battery life. 256 GB of PCIe SSD storage offers plenty of room to keep important files at the user’s fingertips, while 8 GB of LPDDR3 memory keeps multitasking smooth and responsive. A fingerprint reader allows password-free and more secure sign-in through Windows Hello.

The Swift 7’s unibody aluminum chassis is pleasing to the eye and gentle to touch, perfect for modern professionals seeking a sophisticated look. Its new high-resolution display has been upgraded to 14-inches, and sports a Full HD IPS[v] display, Acer Color Intelligence for lifelike clarity at every angle, as well as a Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT touchscreen and touchpad. Typing has never been easier thanks to the Swift 7’s backlit keyboard, which is handy in low-light conditions such as long-haul international flights or train journeys.

 

The Acer Spin 3 2018 (SP314-51) Revealed!

Acer has also announced its refreshed Spin 3 (SP314-51) laptop, designed for users seeking out a versatile device for all-day productivity and entertainment. Its durable 360° dual-torque hinge enables it to function as a laptop, tablet, display and even provides a space-saving tent mode, all in a single device.

Now equipped with a powerful 8th Gen Intel Core processor and impressive storage options, the Spin 3 merges exceptional performance with portability. It provides up to 12 hours of battery life for digital work and play on the move, with two front-facing speakers with Acer TrueHarmony technology. The Spin 3’s 14-inch display supports vivid imagery in Full HD with IPS technology, allowing on-screen content to shine through in exceptional detail.

 

[i] Based on Acer’s internal survey as of January 5, 2018 of competing clamshell laptop designs available on the market, running Windows OS or OSX

[ii] For devices sold in Germany, the trial plan will not be able for use domestically, but the validity period will be extended to six months for use abroad. For devices sold in Canada, as the trial plan does not include domestic coverage, the validity period will also be extended to six months for use abroad.

[iii] Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madeira, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam

[iv] Listed battery life is based on MobileMark 2014® productivity mode testing with wireless on. Details of MobileMark 2014 testing are available at www.bapco.com. Battery life rating is for comparison purposes only. Actual battery life varies by model, configuration, application, power management settings, operating conditions, and features used. A battery’s maximum capacity decreases with time and use.

[v] All brands and product names mentioned herein include trademarks of their respective companies and are used solely to describe or identify the products

 

Pricing and Availability

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The Acer Swift 7 2018 will be available in North America in March with prices starting at US$1,699; and in EMEA in April with prices starting at €1,699.

The Acer Spin 3 2018 will be available in North America in February with prices starting at US$599; and in EMEA in January with prices starting at €649.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability may vary by region

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