Acer began selling the "lightest notebook" Swift 5 in Russia

In Russia, sales of the new ultrabook Acer Swift 5 began. According to the company, the laptop is made of special alloys, which explain its light weight – the device weighs less than 1 kilogram. 14-inch laptop is equipped with the latest Intel Core 8-th generation processor, touch-screen IPS-screen with a resolution of Full HD and will be sold at a price of 79,990 rubles.

Also available are configurations with a more powerful stuffing – an Intel Core i7 processor, an increased storage capacity, an increased amount of RAM. The older configurations will be sold at a price of 99,990 and 107,990 rubles respectively.

The main emphasis in the new version of Acer makes on the lightness of the laptop (970 grams), the thickness of 9.2 mm and the narrow frame.

"Acer Swift 5 will be especially liked by users who appreciate the combination of stylish appearance, performance and convenience of transportation in the notebook," the press release says.

The main feature of the new ultrabook is the case. It is made of special ultra-light and strong magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminum alloys. The laptop weighs 42% less if you compare the option, made in a completely aluminum case. Also on the body is applied a special polymer coating, created with the help of plasma electrolytic oxidation. A lightweight and portable laptop will be convenient for those who spend a lot of time on the road and need a small but powerful device with a good battery. The battery capacity of 4670 mAh allows the laptop to work up to 8 hours from a single battery charge.

Swift 5 has an HDMI port, two USB 3.0 ports and a USB 3.1 Type-C port that supports data transfer speeds of up to 5 Gb / s, an image output of 4K, and can charge connected gadgets. For connection to the network, the laptop is equipped with a wireless communication module 2 × 2 802.11ac. The central body of the laptop is the Intel Core 8-th generation processor. Windows 10 comes with a built-in fingerprint sensor with Acer Bio-Protection technology that supports the Windows Hello function for user identification and system unlock.

The following Swift 5 models will be available in retail:

  • Acer Swift 5/14 "FHD IPS Multi-touch LCD / Core i7-8550U / 16 GB LP DDR3 / 512 GB SSD –
  • Acer Swift 5/14 "FHD IPS Multi-touch LCD / Core i7-8550U / 8 GB LP DDR3 / 512 GB SSD – 99,990 rubles.
  • Acer Swift 5/14 "FHD IPS Multi-touch LCD / Core i5-8250U / 8 GB LP DDR3 / 256 GB SSD – 79,990 rubles.

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