What you need to know
- Acer announced availability for the upcoming Swift 3 and Aspire 5 laptops.
- Both laptops run on AMD Ryzen 4000 series chips.
- The Swift 3 will be available in April, and the Aspire 5 will be available in June.
Acer announced availability for two upcoming laptops today, the Swift 3 and Aspire 5. The Swift 3 runs on an 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 4700U mobile processor, and the Aspire 5 runs on the latest 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 4500U mobile processor. The Swift 3 will be available in April starting at $630, and the Aspire 5 will be available in June starting at $520.
The Swift 3 has Radeon Graphics to go along with its Ryzen 4700U processor. The laptop has a 14-inch FHD display. Acer highlights its 0.22-inch bezels that allow the Swift 3 to have an 82.73% screen-to-body ratio. According to Acer, the Swift 3 gets up to 11.5 hours of battery life on a full charge and can get up to four hours of battery life after 30 minutes of charging.
Here is the spec sheet for the Acer Swift 3 that we first received when the device was announced in January:
|Category||Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42)|
|OS||Windows 10 Home|
16:9 aspect ratio
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 4700U|
|Graphics||Ryzen Mobile APU
Radeon Vega 7
|Memory||Up to 16GB LPDDR4X
|Security||Kensington lock slot
|Wireless||Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX201|
|Ports||USB-C (Gen 2)
3.5mm audio jack
|Audio||Dual Stereo speakers
|Battery||Estimated 10 hours life|
|Dimensions||12.73 x 8.62 x 0.63 inches
(323.4mm x 218.9mm x 15.95mm)
The Aspire 5 pairs the Ryzen 4500U processor with Radeon Graphics. It features an FHD 15.6-inch IPS display with narrow bezels. It has TrueHarmony technology to deliver "true-to-life colors." It comes with up to 24GB of memory, up to a 1TB PCIe SSD, and up to a 2TB HDD.
Both laptops will be available later this year, with the Swift 3 coming in April and the Aspire 5 coming in June.
The Acer Swift 3 packs an 8-core processor and Radeon Graphics into a thin and light laptop.
The Aspire 5 has a large 15.6-inch display to help you spread your tasks and workflow across a big screen.
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