Acer Swift 5 Laptop Launched in India for Rs. 79,999: 14.9 mm Thickness, 970 Grams

Acer Swift 5 Laptop Launched in India for Rs. 79,999: 14.9 mm Thickness, 970 Grams

Acer Swift 5 Laptop Launched in India for Rs. 79,999: 14.9 mm Thickness, 970 Grams

by March 14, 2018

Taiwanese electronics giant Acer on Wednesday launched Swift 5 laptop in India which the company describes as ultra-thin and lightweight. Described rightly so as the laptop comes with 14.9 mm thin design and weighs just about 970 grams making it light and portable. Complete dimensions of the laptop are 328.9×228.1×14.9mm.

The Acer Swift 5 comes with a price tag of Rs. 79,999 and can be bought from Acer’s exclusive stores and other leading retailer.

The laptop has a very classy look as its designed with magnesium-lithium alloys for top and bottom cover. The palm rest area sports a magnesium-aluminium alloy finish.

Specifications of Acer Swift 5:

The laptop has 14-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display with narrow bezels that the company claims to fit into the same footprint as a 13-inch display. The display comes with Acer’s proprietary Color Intelligence technology that optimizes screen colour, brightness and saturation resulting in much vivid and brilliant colours. The laptop is powered by 8th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors (with graphics support from Intel UHD Graphics 620) coupled with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage.  It runs Windows 10. The laptop makes use of Acer TrueHarmony with Dolby Audio Premium technology to deliver powerful, crisp and clear sound. There is also a biometric sensor on the laptop for fingerprint authentication which is powered by Windows Hello for enhanced security.

In terms of connectivity, there are two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi through 802.11ac wireless antenna and 2×2 MIMO.

All this is backed by 4670mAh battery that gives up to 8 hours of backup.

Commenting on the launch, Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head of Acer India said that, “This is another record breaker by being one of the lightest laptops in the world at an unbelievable 970gms. Cramming so much technology into such a light weight body showcases our engineering and design capabilities and we are sure Swift 5 appeals to a wide variety of people looking for a portable, light-weight powerhouse laptop.”

Our verdict:

If you are looking for a light-weight and easily portable notebook with powerful performance and touch of style, then Acer Swift 5 is a good option to consider.