Acer in its Next@Acer event has launched three new laptops- The Acer Swift 5 (2020), Acer ConceptD, and Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel. All three laptops feature a touch screen, the latest Intel Processors, and Integrated Graphics processor. The three notebooks feature very slim bezels and are also ultra-thin. The Swift 5 is aimed at consumers, while the ConceptD 3 and ConceptD 3 Ezel is for creators.
Acer Swift 5 (2020) Specifications
The Acer Swift 5 (2020) features a 14-inch Full-HD IPS Display with 300 nits of brightness and covers 72 percent of the NTSC gamut. The screen is a touch screen display and features multi-finger gesture support and an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The antimicrobial solution is also on the touchpad and the keyboard.
The device will be powered by the next-gen Intel Core processor that is one of the 11th generation models, along with Intel Xe architecture-based integrated graphics or the optional Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU. The notebook also has 16GB of LPDDRAX RAM and 1TB of high-speed PCIe SSD.
The Acer Swift 5 features an all-metal chassis made from magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminum material. The notebook also has three distinct cooling modes which the company has named Silent, Normal, and Performance.
For connectivity, the device has USB Type-C, Thunderbolt, and UBS 3.2 Gen 2 ports, Bluetooth v5.0, and a dual-band Wi-Fi 6. Moreover, it also has a fingerprint reader that is backed by Windows Hello and also supports Wake on Voice which enables the user to activate and query Windows 10 even while the screen being OFF.
The laptop runs on a 56Wh battery which the company claims to last for a day on a single charge. Also, there is also fast charging support which Acer says with just 30 minutes of charging can deliver up to 4 hours of usage time. The notebook weighs less than 1Kg and is just 14.95mm thick.
Acer ConceptD 3 Specifications
The Acer ConceptD 3 comes with a 14- and 15.6-inch Full-HD PANTONE Validated display with an sRGB 100% color gamut, and color accuracy of Delta E <2. The device also has an anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass 5 finish.
The laptop is powered by the i7 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor and up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. The GPU options on the device are Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650Ti GPU and Nvidia Quadro T1000 GPU on the Pro model. The notebook also has 1TB of high-speed PCIe SSD.
The notebook has been designed with a very modern finish as it has a premium and stylish aluminium alloy chassis body. The surface is made of Micro-Arc Oxidation (MAO) which adds a layer of ceramic hardness, and strength. Since it makes use of MgAl (magnesium-aluminum) it is 20% lighter and nearly twice as durable at the same thickness and weighs just 1.38kg.
With the creators and designers in mind, the notebook has 3 additional creation-focused hotkeys on its keyboard for quick access to things such as the snipping tool or app swapping. Despite the heavy performance, the laptop makes use of unique aerodynamic ‘Vortex Flow’ and dual, high-efficiency fans and Acer’s latest thermal cooling technology to reduce noise levels to less than 40dBa and also keep the device cool.
For connectivity, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), an SD 7.0 slot, MiniDisplayPort input, and Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports. The notebook as claimed by Acer comes with about 20 hours of battery life. The device also has password-free Windows Login and fingerprint reader which is on the power button itself.
Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel Specifications
The Acer ConeptD 3 Ezel is a convertible notebook with a 14- and 15.6- inch Full-HD PANTONE Validated display featuring sRGB 100% color gamut, and color accuracy of Delta E <2. The display also has an anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass 5 finish.
Just like the ConceptD 3, the Ezel edition runs on the 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor and up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650Ti GPU.
The Acer ConceptD Ezel 3 has all the features and specifications of ConceptD 3 with the additional features being the convertibility of the notebook and Stylus support. The laptop has six different convertible modes from which the user can choose from to work.
The stylus provides great ease of use and also has a pen-on-paper feel. The stylus also has fast-charging support, which helps it deliver up to 90 minutes of usage with just 15 minutes of charging.
The device has a battery backup to provide up to 18 hours of battery life as claimed by Acer. It also weighs just 1.68kg.
Acer Swift 5 (2020), ConceptD 3, ConceptD 3 Ezel Price And Availability
The Acer Swift 5 (2020) has been priced at starting $999.99 (Rs. 75,590). The notebook has been launched in Mist Green and Safari Gold color options. It will be available from October in the US, China, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
The Acer ConceptD 3 will also be available for a starting price of $999.99 (Rs. 75,590). The device will be available in China from September and in the US and EMEA from October.
The Acer ConceptD 3 Ezel has been priced at starting $1,499.99 (Rs. 1,13,360). The device will be available in the USA and China from August and in EMEA from September.
The India launch of all three devices is yet unknown.
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