Acer is all set to take 2022 up by a storm and the beginning has started with a bang. The brand has updated its popular Swift laptop line-up with two brand new models, including Swift 3 and Swift 5. These newly reimagined laptops are designed to support mobile and hybrid work experiences of the users.
These thin and lightweight devices are powered by the latest 12th Gen. Intel core processors and feature a compact and portable 14-inch touchscreen display and all-day battery life so users won’t have to scurry around looking for a power outlet.
Acer Swift 5
Premium and Lightweight build
The brand new Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) is exclusively designed for the mobile professionals for a premium work experience like never before. The device is designed and built with the best-quality CNC-machined aluminum chassis that contributes to the lightweight factor.
The device is designed with the aero-space grade aluminum, which contributes to the durability of the device. Despite all the latest and premium features, the Swift 5 weighs 1.2 kg and measures 14.9 mm in thickness.
The list of premium and powerful functionalities in the Swift 5 extends to the processors too. Powered by the latest 12th Gen. Intel core processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics that contribute to superior user experience like you have never experienced before.
Designed for effortless use, the Swift 5 from Acer is integrated with Windows Hello in the fingerprint reader that supports secure logins. Above all, the device is Intel Evo certified, which takes care of the device’s performance, responsiveness and optimal battery life.
Even after rigorous usage, the 10-hour battery life is promising and sticks to its roots. Also, the fast charging feature ensures the users get 4-hours battery life with 30 minutes of charging.
Another notable factor about the Swift 5’s build is the OceanGlass touchpad. The sleek design is all developed from ocean-bound plastic waste, contributing to a more sustainable construction. Backed with the Microsoft Precision Touchpad certification, it supports multi-finger gestures.
Responsive and Stunning Touchscreen display
Moving ahead from the build and construction, the Swift 5 is equipped with a 14-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) touchscreen display. The four-sided narrow bezels in the display contributes to 92.22% screen-to-body ratio.
The exterior of the display is covered with the layer of Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass with ionic silver to offer maximum protection against impacts and scratches.
The FHD MIPI webcam in the new Swift 5 is backed with Acer’s Temporal Noise Reduction (TNR) that supports clear and crisp video and audio conference calls for better communication. So, if you are working from home, this device is going to be a boon.
Acer’s Swift 5 is also backed with the latest Wi-Fi 6E configuration for swift and responsive wireless connectivity that supports ease of communication.
Optimal Thermal solutions
Availability of thermal solutions in the Acer Swift 5 is another highlight. The backlit keyboard design has a separate air inlet design that dissipates up to 10% better heat compared to the standard keyboards.
Paired with the TwinAir dual-fan system and D6 heat pipes, the device has better thermal efficiency with optimal airflow and cooling performance that supports longer hours of performance and productivity without interruptions.
Besides the cooling performance, Acer has outdone with their array of I/O ports, including the Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI 2.1 port, USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, etc. all of which supports superior and uninterrupted connectivity and data transfer.
Acer Swift 3
Besides Acer Swift 5, the brand has extended their portfolio with the launch of the new and reimagined Swift 3.
This portable and lightweight device is available in three different color variants and is equipped with a responsive 14-inch display that supports performance on the go. The device is powered by the latest 12th Gen. Intel core processors.
Users can also make the most out of their user experience, thanks to the 2TB SSD storage availability. The display variants include a 16:9 QHD or FHD display panel for varying price points.
As for the I/O and wireless connectivity, the Swift 3 is backed with USB Type-C, USB Type-A, and HDMI 2.1 and runs on the Wi-Fi 6E wireless connectivity function.
Like Swift 5, even Swift 3 supports fast charging and longer battery life. Paired with Acer’s TwinAir dual-fan cooling system, the device supports superior thermal performance like no other.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) is going to be available from June, 2022 in North America at a starting range of USD 1,499.
The Acer Swift 3 (SF314-512) is going to be available from June, 2022 in North American at a starting range of USD 849.99.