Acer Unveils World's Thinnest Laptop

09 January, 2018, 01:07 | Author: Lynette Payne
  • Acer claims to have the thinnest laptop in the world for now

The announcement of the upgraded Swift 7 Ultrabook comes in time as CES 2018, a world gathering for businesses of consumer technologies.

At the event, Acer has made an impressive impact with its three updated launches. Availability is set for March in North America, starting at $1,699; customers in EMEA will see it in April at prices starting at €1,699.

Acer has announced a new version of its sleek Swift 7 Ultrabook, as CES 2018 gets underway in Las Vegas.

The Nitro 5 is built for gamers who aren't looking for a laptop with an aggressive design, such as those found on Acer's Predator range. It offers a 14-inch full HD touch display and up to 10 hours of battery life. The laptop ultrabook is being marketed as the world's thinnest laptop at just 8.98 millimeters thick. Headling the list is the Swift 7, an ultra-thin notebook with 4G LTE connectivity. The Swift 7 is an always-connected PC running Windows 10 and is as thin as 8.98 mm.

The Intel XMM 4G LTE modem will support both nano Sim and an eSIM to let users easily switch to the network of their choice. Alongside the chip is 256GB of PCIe-based solid state drive and 8GB LPDDR3 RAM alongside fingerprint reader.

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The Swift 7's unibody aluminum chassis is pleasing to the eye and gentle to touch, flawless for modern professionals seeking a sophisticated look. For more information and full specifications on the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop as well as all purchasing options jump over to the official Acer website by following the link below.

Acer has showcased the Swift 7 (SF714-51T) laptop. The device will be available in North America in March from United States dollars 1,699 and in EMEA in April from Euro 1,699.

Acer has chosen to use AMD's Radeon RX560 GPU as the basis for its new gaming laptop and it also comes equipped with the latest AMD Ryzen mobile processor.

The new 15.6-inch 1080p display-sporting Nitro 5 laptops are configurable with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of storage. This year, it'll feature updated specs in the form of 8th Generation Intel Core processors. While the design of the Nitro 5 is identical to its predecessor, the new model does come with the textured top and a keyboard area. While Acer states it will feature a 7th Generation Core processor, we don't yet know if this is referring to a 3.5W processor like the i7-7Y75, or a higher power 15W processor such as the i7-7500U.



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