Acer Swift 5 is the World’s Lightest 15-inch Notebook

Acer announced the pricing and availability of the Swift 5 (SF515-51T) notebook

Acer Swift 5 (SF515-51T) notebook is the world’s lightest notebook PC with a 15-inch display; at IFA Berlin on August 29. Designed for discerning customers who want an envy-inducing PC;, the Swift 5 delivers exceptional performance in an elegant chassis that weighs less than one kilogram (990 g/2.2 pounds).

The Swift 5 (SF515-51T) is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel™ Core i7-8565U and Core i5-8265U processors to deliver responsive performance and up to 10 hours4 of battery life for day-to-night productivity. Running Windows 10, the new Swift 5 is a large-screen productivity powerhouse.

“Acer is consistently developing new ways to engineer thin-and-light chassis designs that house the latest technology with stellar features. The industry-leading sub-1 kg weight on the new Swift 5; delivers all that’s best in an ultra-portable notebook: a sleek chassis, stylish design and slim bezels; with superb performance and battery life.”

said Jerry Hou, General Manager, Consumer Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc.

“The latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors set a new standard for mobile computing; with blazing fast integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi combined; with even faster Intel performance, long battery life and enabling more convenient voice and touch interactions. We have worked closely with Acer to bring these new levels of performance and connectivity to life; with the latest Swift models.”

said Chris Walker, Vice President of the Client Computing Group and General Manager of Mobility Client Platform at Intel.

“Acer continues to drive innovation with the Swift 5; a Windows 10 PC that packs a lot of power in a sleek, light and ultra-thin design. The Swift 5 brings superior battery life, portability and the convenience; of password-free logins with Windows Hello for those who are always on the go; whether for business or personal use.”

said Paul Donovan, Vice President, Partner and Device Solutions, Microsoft Corp.

Acer Swift 5

About the Acer Swift 5

The Swift 5’s ground-breaking design features top and bottom covers; that are constructed from magnesium-lithium alloy for a thinner design while ensuring durability without bending or twisting. The magnesium-aluminum alloy palm rest provides an extra sturdy base when using the keyboard and trackpad. The slim chassis measures only 15.9 mm (0.63 inches) thin; yet makes room for a fingerprint reader that supports Windows Hello; so customers can log in to their accounts faster and keep their device more secure.

Complementing the fast Intel Core processors; the Acer Swift 5 boasts up to 16 GB of DDR4 SDRAM and up to a 1 TB NVMe PCIe SSD; for speedy boot times and file access. Customers can make the most of the system’s performance and long battery life; even into evening hours with the LED backlit keyboard.

The Swift 5’s Full HD 1920×1080 IPS touchscreen features ultra-narrow bezels measuring just 5.87 mm (0.23 inches); giving it an incredible 87.6% screen-to-body ratio to create an immersive viewing experience. The wide viewing angles make it easy to enjoy streaming video with friends and colleagues. Acer BluelightShield reduces blue-light emissions for nighttime viewing; while Acer Color Intelligence technology dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation; in real-time for optimum screen-colour and brightness. Plus, Acer TrueHarmony technology and optimised Dolby Audio deliver high-quality sound via the dual stereo speakers.

Customers have a fast and reliable WiFi connection with 2×2 802.11ac wireless Gigabit performance. Also, ports are plentiful. The Swift 5 features a USB 3.1 Type-C Gen-2 port; delivering high-speed 10 Gbps data transfers and supporting power delivery and display output; plus two USB 3.1 Type-A ports (one with power-off charging functionality), and an HDMI port.

Acer Swift 5

Acer Swift 5 with 14-inch Display Updated with Latest Intel Core Processors

Acer has updated its ultra-portable 14-inch Swift 5 (SF514-53T) with the latest Intel Core processors to deliver a boost in performance and battery life. Now using new Intel Core i7-8565U and Intel Core i5-8265U processors; the 14-inch Swift 5 offers an exceptionally fast and responsive experience and up to 8 hours of battery life; to keep customers productive.

Outfitted with a 14-inch Full HD display; the elegant chassis on the Swift 5 (SF514-53T) weighs only 970 grams; (2.14 pounds) and measures only 14.9 mm (0.59 inches) thin; making it the right device for people on the go. It sports a similar design to the 15.6-inch model that is both ultra-light and sturdy; built with a magnesium-lithium alloy construction for the top and bottom cover and a magnesium-aluminum alloy palm rest. The Full HD IPStouchscreen is surrounded by narrow bezels of just 9.32 mm; so customers can get the most from what’s on their display.

Customers can stay in touch with 2×2 802.11ac Gigabit wireless connectivity, and log in quickly; via the integrated fingerprint reader thanks to Windows Hello. It features the latest ports: USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 (up to 5Gbps transfers, display output and power delivery); two USB 3.0 (one with power-off USB charging) and HDMI for easily connecting mice and other gadgets