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Acer unveils two new additions to Swift series of ultraslim notebooks

Acer announced two new additions to its Swift series notebook line up, the Acer Swift 3 and Swift 1, both featuring Windows 10.

Acer announced two new additions to its Swift series notebook line up, the Acer Swift 3 and Swift 1, both featuring Windows 10.

Measuring in at 0.71 inches (17.95 mm) in height and weighing 3.9 pounds (1.8 kg), the Swift 3’s lightweight design features a sturdy brushed-aluminium body that offers a robust feel and tactile touch. It features 7th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel HD or NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and offers up to 10 hours of battery life.

In addition to its battery life, Swift 3 sports a collection of other, including 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare displays, 512GB SSDs or 1TB HDDs, up to 8GB of memory, and 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology for Internet connectivity.

Additional features include a USB 3.1 Type-C port and an HD webcam with Super High Dynamic Range. Lastly, it has optional backlit keyboard. A special edition of the Swift 3 is available with a top cover with Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass.

Meanwhile, the Swift 1 measures 0.7 inches (14.95 mm) in height and weighs 2.87 pounds (1.3 kg). It has an all-metal chassis is available in three colors (silver, gold and pink). It has up to 10 hours of battery life. The Swift 1 also has a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display, an Intel Pentium or Celeron processor, 4GB of memory, and either 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB of SSD or eMMC storage.

Like the Swift 3, the Swift 1 also includes 2×2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology. Both of the notebooks support Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for logins. They also have Skype for Business certification, Cortana with Voice, Acer BluelightShield, and Acer TrueHarmony.

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