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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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