Acer Announces Ultraportable Swift 5 Laptop with 12th Gen Intel Core Processors and 16:10 Screen

Acer has announced two new updates to its Swift family of consumer laptops, the Switch 5 and Swift 3.

Both laptops feature some of the latest hardware, such as 12th Gen Intel Core processors, but the flagship Swift 5 model is notable for having a 14-inch touchscreen with a 16:10 rather than 16:9 aspect ratio, meaning more real estate for greater productivity. Users will also find 16 GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 memory and up to 2 TB of PCIe 4.0 SSD storage in the Swift 5, which only weigh 2.65 lbs thanks to its aero-space grade aluminum body.

The Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) and Acer Swift 3 (SF314-512) will be available in North America in June starting at $1,499 and $849.99, respectively.

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“Designed for executives and mobile professionals, the latest Acer Swift 5 offers a perfect balance of performance and portability,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer. “The Intel Evo-verified laptop not only provides a great experience, it is housed in a stylish thin-and-light CNC-machined unibody chassis featuring a gorgeous touchscreen display.”

“Intel and Acer have a long history of co-engineering to deliver amazing laptops,” said Josh Newman, VP and GM of Client Computing Group Mobile Innovation. “Now, more than ever, our engineers are focused on the experiences that matter most with the Intel Evo platform, powered by 12th Gen Intel Core processors.”

Acer Announces the New Swift 5, a Powerful and Premium Ultraportable Laptop (Acer)

  • The new Acer Swift 5 is a premium laptop designed for executives and mobile professionals, bringing together powerful internals and a gorgeous WQXGA screen in a thin and light chassis
  • The new Acer Swift 3 is a 14-inch laptop that’s perfect for those with a “pick up and go” lifestyle, offering solid performance in addition to a number of stylish color options
  • Both of the new laptops come equipped with the latest 12th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics

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