Acer had just announced the introduction to a new suite of powerful consumer notebooks across its popular Swift, Spin and Aspire series.
During the [email protected] 2020 livestream event, the new set of consumer laptops will feature the performance of new 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics. Designed to push ultra-portable PC design to new territories, the refreshed devices come with intuitive features, striking design aesthetics and the latest technology in a thin and light package.
Acer Swift 3X – Thin, Light and Packed With Performance
The Swift 3X the new Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete graphics solution paired with 11th Gen Intel Core processors in order to offer creative professionals such as photographers and YouTubers unique capabilities and powerful on-the-go performance for work and gaming. Modern and featherlight, the 1.37 kg3 (3.02 lbs) Swift 3X breezes through the most task-intensive apps for up to 17.5 hours1 at a time and, if necessary, can also be fast-charged to provide four hours of use in just 30 minutes.
The colors pop and details come to life on a 14-inch FHD IPS2 screen that covers 72% of the NTSC color gamut and offers an 84% screen-to-body ratio, while content loads more quickly thanks to the faster connection speeds of Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+). The Swift 3X also comes with a plentiful array of ports, including USB-C, Thunderbolt™ 4 and USB3.2 Gen 2, ensuring fast and convenient data transfer.
Powered by up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor3 with Iris Xe graphics, it has strong performance to fuel creative projects. Its ultra-narrow 7.78 mm (0.31 inch) side bezels allow for an impressive 80% screen-to-body ratio, expanded further with a 3:2 IPS VertiView display that provides 18% more screen real-estate compared to a 16:9 display, allowing ample room to make creations come alive with the integrated Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES technology.
With up to 15 hours of battery life, multiple full-function USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 certification, Killer 1650 Wi-Fi and dual front-facing speakers, the Spin 5 is an ideal companion for professionals who need to take their creativity with them on the go.
Acer Spin 3 – Productivity in 360 Degrees
The portable and lightweight Spin 3 is a 13.3 inch notebook with a 16:10 aspect ratio that boasts up to a WQXGA (2560×1600) multi-touch IPS display. Like the Spin 5, it also features the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris Xe graphics to give professionals and artists solid performance.
The Spin 3 rotates 360-degrees, giving users the ability to work and play in whatever way comes naturally. It also comes with a built-in Acer Active Stylus with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity to make the most of the touch screen when sketching or writing. Combined with dual SSDs, a pair of USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 and Killer 1650 Wi-Fi, the Spin 3 is an excellent choice for students or professionals working on the go.
Acer Aspire 5 – Practical, Function-Driven and Powerful
With the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris Xe graphics or optional discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPUs, the Aspire 5 clamshell notebook range allows users to breeze through multiple tasks simultaneously. Ideal for productivity, the notebook’s full HD IPS3 touchscreen display is surrounded by narrow bezels that allow for over an 80% screen-to-body ratio.
This emphasis on looks continues on to a sleek, professional looking chassis that packs in up to 24 GB DDR4 Memory and up to 1 TB M.2 PCIe SSD and 2 TB HDD storage.
Price and Availability
The Acer Spin 5 (SP513-55N) will be available in North America in February 2021 starting at USD
999.99; in EMEA in December 2020 starting at 1,099 EUR; and in China in November 2020,
starting at RMB 6,999.
The Acer Spin 3 (SP313-51N) laptop will be available in North America in March 2021 starting at
USD 849.99; and in EMEA in December 2020 starting at EUR 899
Acer Swift 3X (SF314-510G) will be available in North America in December starting at USD
899.99; in EMEA in November starting at 849 EUR; and in China in October, starting at RMB
Acer Aspire (A514-54 14″) laptop will be available in North America in December starting at USD
499.99; in EMEA in November starting at 599 EUR; and in China in September, starting at RMB
Acer Aspire (A515-56 15.6″) laptop will be available in North America in December starting at
USD 499.99; in EMEA in November at 599 EUR; and in China in September, starting at RMB 4,499.
Acer Aspire (A517-52 17.3″) laptop will be available in North America in February 2021 starting
at USD 549.99; and in EMEA in November 2020 starting at 599 EUR.