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Acer Unveils Two New Additions to its Swift Series of Ultraslim and Stylish Notebooks
New York (2017-04-27)

Sleek new Swift 3 and Swift 1 bring style and great functionality to on-the-go lifestyles

Editor’s Summary

  • Stylishly slim and highly capable, the Swift 3 sports a lightweight and easy-to-carry form factor that’s great for productivity on the go with up to 10 hours1 of battery life, up to a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, optional NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full HD IPS1 anti-glare displays
  • Ideal for school work, the Acer Swift 1 is an attractive and ultraslim device that’s ready to put in a full day’s worth of work with up to 10 hours1 of battery life, ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless connectivity and a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display

NEW YORK - Acer today announced two new additions to its Swift series notebook line up, the Acer Swift 3 and Swift 1, both featuring Windows 10. The Acer Swift 3 is a sleek and portable device with great performance that’s ideal for getting things done on the road and everywhere else. Meanwhile the ultraslim Acer Swift 1 offers users essential features for productivity in the office or classroom and a beautiful design, all without breaking the bank.

Acer Swift 3 – Essential Features at a Compelling Price

Measuring in at 0.71 inches (17.95 mm) in height and weighing 3.9 pounds (1.8 kg), the Swift 3’s svelte and lightweight design features a sturdy brushed-aluminium body that offers a robust feel and beautiful tactile touch. It features 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, Intel® HD or NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and offers up to 10 hours of battery life to help users power through a full day of work and beyond. In addition to its battery life, Swift 3 sports a collection of other indispensable features for achieving maximum productivity, including vivid 14-inch or 15.6-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare displays, fast 512GB SSDs or spacious 1TB HDDs, up to 8GB of memory and 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology for fast and reliable internet connectivity.

Additional must-have features include a USB 3.1 Type-C port and an HD webcam with Super High Dynamic Range. Lastly, the optional backlit keyboard makes typing in dimly lit environment effortless and a spacious Precision Touchpad provides ample room for navigating, scrolling and zooming.

A special edition of the Swift 3 is available with a top cover with Vibrant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, providing the unique flexibility to customize the top cover with photorealistic images that are highly durable and damage-resistant.

Acer Swift 1 – Light and Budget-Friendly

Lightweight and priced right for a student or others on a budget, the Swift 1 is highly portable and includes essential features for productivity anywhere, making them great value. Measuring in at 0.7 inches (14.95 mm) in height and weighing 2.87 pounds (1.3 kg), the Swift 1’s all-metal chassis is available in three colors (Pure Silver, Luxury Gold, and Sakura Pink).

With up to 10 hours1 of battery life, the Swift 1 is a reliable notebook, with a few extra hours to spare for late night studying or web-surfing. The Swift 1 features a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS1 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 ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology, providing seamless connectivity.

Both of the notebooks support Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for fast and secure logins, while Skype for Business certification ensures crisp and lag-free communication and a great Cortana with Voice experience. They also feature Acer BluelightShield™, an application that allows users to control how much blue light is emitted for reducing eye strain, and Acer TrueHarmony™, which delivers bolder, more lifelike audio for a richer and immersive media enjoyment experience.

Price and Availability

The Swift 3 series will be available in North America in June with prices starting at $599; in EMEA in June with prices starting at €649; and in China in April starting at ¥3,999.

The Swift 1 series will be available in North America in June with prices starting at $329; in EMEA in June with prices starting at €399; and in China in April starting at ¥3,499.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.

The new Acer Swift 3 and Swift 1 were unveiled today at the next@acer press event held in New York, where the company announced a range of new devices and solutions for gamers, creators, families, students and professionals. For more information, visit www.acer.com/nextatacer.

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