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Acer Swift 7 – world’s thinnest laptop outed at CES 2018

Acer Swift 7Acer has launched the world’s thinnest laptop, the new Swift 7 (SF714-51T) at CES 2018.

At just 8.98 mm thin, the new Swift 7 is an always-connected PC running Windows 10 that’s designed for mobility.

Its ultraportable design packs a powerful Intel Core i7 processor, all-day battery life and a personal, also trusted 4G LTE connection.

The Swift 7 currently has bragging rights to the ‘thinnest’ crown. However, it is going to be interesting to see how long it manages to keep hold of that.

Acer Swift 7 – always connected

Acer Swift 7The Acer Swift 7’s skinny design is only the beginning of the new features on offer.

Thanks to blazing-fast, built-in Intel XMM 4G LTE connectivity you can stay connected. This is especially useful for professionals who wish to eliminate tedious wireless connection problems on the road.

Acer Swift 7In addition to a Nano SIM card slot, the Swift 7 features eSIM technology, allowing download and activation of eSIM pro- files.

The Swift 7 ships with a Transatel profile provisioned with up to 1 GB2 of free data valid for one month in 48 countries. This means that you can get started immediately. Additional data plans can be easily purchased through the Mobile Plans application while travelling around the world.

Furthermore, 802.11ac wireless with 2×2 MIMO provides reliable and fast connections to the office or home network.

Brawn and beauty

Powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, the Swift 7 provides incredible performance, as well as up to 10 hours of battery life.

With 256 GB of PCIe SSD storage onboard, there’s plenty of room to keep important files.

Acer Swift 7Additionally, the 8 GB of LPDDR3 memory keeps multitasking smooth and responsive. A fingerprint reader allows password-free and more secure sign-in through Windows Hello.

The Swift 7’s unibody aluminium chassis looks and feels great.

Its new high-resolution display has been upgraded to 14-inches, and sports a Full HD IPS5 display. You also get Acer Color Intelligence for lifelike clarity at every angle, as well as a Corning Gorilla Glass NBT touchscreen and touchpad.

FInally, there’s the Swift 7’s backlit keyboard, which is handy in low-light conditions such as long-haul international flights or train journeys.

Acer Spin 3

Acer Spin 3 (SP314-51)Acer has also announced its refreshed Spin 3 (SP314-51) laptop.

This is designed for users seeking out a versatile device for all-day productivity and entertainment.

It is equipped with a durable 360° dual-torque hinge. This enables it to function as a laptop, tablet, display and even provides a space-saving tent mode.

Acer Spin 3 (SP314-51)The Spin 3 is now equipped with a powerful 8th Gen Intel Core processor and impressive storage options.

Additionally, you get up to 12 hours of battery life and two front-facing speakers with Acer TrueHarmony technology.

The Spin 3’s 14-inch display supports vivid imagery in Full HD with IPS technology, allowing on-screen content to shine through in exceptional detail.

Pricing and availability

The Acer Swift 7 will be available in EMEA in April with prices starting at £1599.

The Acer Spin 3 will be available in North America in EMEA in February with prices starting at
£479.

Acer Swift 7 – world’s thinnest laptop outed at CES 2018

by Jay Garrett time to read: 2 min
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