After announcing its to new smartphones, the Liquid Z6 and Liquid Z6 Plus, Acer announced its latest notebook, the Acer Swift 7. The most significant highlight of the notebook is that it is the world’s thinnest laptop and is the first laptop to be powered by Intel’s 7th gen Kaby Lake Core processor. Acer also launched three more laptops under its Swift series, Swift 5, Swift 3 and Swift 1 and four laptops under its Spin series, Spin 7, Spin 5, Spin 3, and Spin 1.
Starting with Acer Swift 7, the laptop weighs just 1.1 kg and is the world’s thinnest laptop (thinner than 1 cm). Just to recall, the HP Spectre is 1.05 cm thin. The Swift 7 features a full-HD (1080p) display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The laptop is powered by 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake Core i5 processor that comes with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD storage. Laptop comes with two USB-C 3.1 port, headphone jack and will deliver up to 9 hours of backup as claimed by the company.
The Acer Swift 5 features a 14-inch full HD (1080p) display and is powered by 7th-generation Intel Kaby Lake processor that can be configured up to 8 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. The device can run for up to 13 hours on a single charge as claimed by the company and has USB Type-C port and a fingerprint sensor as well.
The Acer Swift 3 features a 14-inch HD or full HD IPS display and will be powered by 7th-generation Intel processor that can be configured up to 8 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. The laptop can deliver up to 12 hours of back up as claimed by the company and weighs 1.5 Kg.
The Acer Swift 1 is the entry level notebook under the Swift series. It features a 14-inch HD display and is powered by Intel’s Pentium or Celeron processor that comes with 4 GB RAM and 32/64
The Swift 7, Swift 5, Swift 3 and Swift 1 start at $999, $749, $499 and $249 respectively. While the Swift 7 and Swift 3 laptops will arrive in October, the Swift 5 and Swift 1 will the shelves starting November.
The Spin series includes the Spin 7, Spin 5, Spin 3 and Spin 1 laptops. All the four devices runs on Windows 10 OS with Continuum support and have 360-degree hinges that enables them to convert into display mode, notebook, tablet, tent mode and more.
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The Spin 7 features a 14-inch full-HD (1080p) touch-screen display and is powered by the 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake processor that can be configured up to 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD storage. the laptop also has dual USB Type-C 3.1 ports and a wide glass touch-pad. The laptop can deliver up to 8 hours of battery life on single charge as claimed by the company.
The Spin 5 features a 13.3-inch full-HD (1080p) IPS touch-screen display that supports Acer Active Pen that comes with Window ink feature. The laptop is powered by 7th Gen Intel Kaby Lake Processor that can be configured up to 16 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. The laptop also has a HD webcam and can deliver up to 10 hours of backup as claimed by the company.
The Acer Spin 3 features a larger 15.6-inch HD (720p) or full-HD (1080p) IPS touch-display and is powered by 6th Gen Intel Sky Lake processor that comes with 12 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD storage and 1 TB hard drive. The laptop features a HD webcam ad can deliver up to 9.5 hours of battery life as claimed by the company.
Now, the Acer Spin 1 features a 13-inch or 11.6-inch full HD (1080p) IPS touch-screen display and can be configured with either Intel Pentium or Celeron Processor. The laptop also supports Acer Active Pen Stylus for better productivity and can deliver up to same battery backup similar to Spin 3 laptop.
The Acer Spin 7, Spin 5, Spin 3 and Spin 1 are priced starting $1199, $599, $499 and $249 respectively. While the Spin 7, Spin 5, and Spin 3 will be available in the US in October, the Spin 1 will arrive in December.
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