Acer announced the launch of its new Swift 3 laptop in India today. The laptop is lightweight, thin and is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor with Radeon graphics. The new laptop is going to take on the recently launched RedmiBook 16 in its home country China last week that also equips Ryzen 4000 series CPU. However, Acer is the first company to bring AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor-powered laptop to India.
Speaking on this occasion, Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO & Consumer Business Head, Acer India said, “We are also extremely proud to be the first ones in India to launch a laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor specially designed for mobile working. As we continue to expand our thin and light range of devices, our goal has always been to offer consumers with a device that can easily function both for work as well as for play. Packed with powerful and brilliant features, the New Swift 3 will be a perfect fit for a modern lifestyle. The fact that Swift 3 weighs only 1.2 kg making it super portable, ideal for slipping in a bag and working on the go.”
Acer Swift 3 Notebook pricing and availability
Acer Swift 3 comes with a starting price of Rs 59,999 in India. It will be offered in a single silver colour option only. It can be purchased via Acer e-store and authorized retail outlets.
Like we mentioned earlier the device is going to compete with RedmiBook 16 laptop as it is powered by AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor. Its price starts at RMB 3,999 that translates to Rs 42,420.
Acer Swift 3 specifications and features
In terms of design, Acer comes with a thin design. It features a narrow-bezel display with a 14-inch Full HD IPS display fitted inside a 15.95mm thin chassis which weighs 1.2kgs offering 82.73 percent screen-to-body ratio. Its ultra-thin Magnesium-Aluminium chassis delivers a good compact feel to the users.
The Acer laptop is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor with Radeon graphics including a max. of 1TB PCle Gen-3 NVMe SSD and up to 16 GB LPDDR4X RAM. it also comes equipped with Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2019, DTS Audio, featuring optimized bass response and micro-speaker distortion prevention for the optimum sound experience. For security, it supports Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for fast and secure logins. Moreover, it comes with the Wake on Voice (WoV) feature which enables users to activate Windows 10 with just their voice, even when the screen is off. It also allows interaction with Cortana while the device is in Modern Standby mode. Password free access gives users quicker access to the notebook.
The Acer Swift 3 laptop offers up to 11 hours of battery life and on just 30 minutes charge it lasts up to 4 hours.
In terms of connectivity, there is a dual-band WIFI-6 (802.11 ax) improves the average network throughput by up to 3 times and reduces latency up to 75% compared to WiFi 5. With USB C super-speed USB 10Gbp the users get superfast data transfer and display port functionality. In addition to this there is 2 x 2 MIMO based Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX200 + BT 5.0. for smooth internet connectivity.
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