Acer announced its new laptop- Acer Swift 7 and a new Chromebook 315 which is the first AMD-powered Chrome OS device. The Swift 7 comes with a remarkable 92% screen-to-body ratio with bezels measuring just 2.57 mm.
Acer Swift 7 And Acer Chromebook 315
The Acer Swift 7 sports a 14-inch Full HD (1920×1080) touch-screen display with IPS technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 6. It is powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8500Y processor coupled with 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 512GB of fast PCIe SSD storage. The company promises up to 10 hours of battery life.
It comes with two USB Type-C ports supporting Thunderbolt 3, as well as USB 3.1 Gen 2. The DisplayPort 1.2 provides fast data transfers at up to 10 Gbps. The camera has a 55-degree angle of view and features high-dynamic-range (HDR). The power button doubles as a fingerprint reader for password-free Windows Hello secure login.
Along with Acer Swift 7, the company also announced the Chromebook 315 which is the world’s first AMD-powered Chrome OS device. It packs in a 15.6-inch Full HD screen display with 178-degree viewing angles and wide 88-degree field-of-view, powered by the 7th Gen AMD A6-9220C or A4-9120C processors with Radeon graphics.
It comes with Google Play support and can run Android apps as well. There is also an HD webcam with built-in microphone. There are two USB Type-C Gen 1 ports and features fast WiFi 802.11ac wireless featuring 2×2 MIMO technology, Bluetooth 4.2, two USB 3.0 ports.
The Acer Swift 7 (SF714-52T) with a touch display will be available with 8GB or 16GB of LDDR3 RAM and either 256GB or 512GB of SSD PCIe storage will be available in North America in May, starting at $1,699 (Rs. 1,18,325) in EMEA in April.
While the Acer Chromebook 315 will be available in two variants; touch and a non-touch display will be available in North America in February, starting at $279.99 (~Rs. 19,495), and in EMEA in April, starting at €349 (~Rs. 27,795).