Acer Swift 3X, Spin 5, Spin 3, Aspire 5 now official
Acer has officially unveiled its latest Swift, Spin, and Aspire Series notebooks equipped with 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics.
The Swift 3X flaunts a 14-inch FHD IPS screen covering 72% of the NTSC color gamut and offers an 84% screen-to-body ratio. It is equipped with Intel WiFi 6 (Gig+) and has plenty of ports such as USB-C, Thunderbolt 4, and USB 3.2 Gen 2. The Swift 3X can last up to 17.5 hours under most task-intensive apps usage and can be fast-charged to provide 4 hours of usage in just 30 minutes. It has a modern and lightweight body at 1.37kg.
Next on the list is the Acer Spin 5, a touchscreen convertible notebook equipped with an optional Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass layer. It boasts a lightweight design at 1.2kg and a 14.9mm thin body. It features 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and a a 360-degree hinge design that allows transforming the device in various forms, including the tablet mode for note-taking and clamshell mode for typing. The Acer Spin 5 also comes with an integrated Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES technology. Moreover, it comes with an optional BPR & EPA-compliant silver-ion antimicrobial agent on the keyboard’s coating and the surrounding surface, which has proven to reduce the rate against bacteria under the JIS Z 2801 & ISO 22196 test protocol. Its other features include up to 15 hours of battery life, multiple USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 certification, Killer 1650 Wi-Fi, and dual front-facing speakers.
The Acer Spin 3, on the other hand, sports a 13.3-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) multi-touch IPS display. Like the Spin 5, it also rotates 360-degrees and comes with a built-in Acer Active Stylus with 4,096 pressure sensitivity levels to make the most of the touch screen for sketching or writing. The device is paired with dual SSDs, a couple of USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4, and Killer 1650 Wi-Fi.
Lastly, the Acer Aspire 5 features a full HD IPS touchscreen display surrounded by thin bezels. Other than the 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris X graphics, it also has an optional discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPUs. It is packed with up to 17.3-inch full HD IPS touch display, 24 GB DDR4 Memory, up to 1 TB M.2 PCIe SSD, 2 TB HDD storage, and a dual-band Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+). Moreover, it has an ergonomic hinge design that lifts the body of the Aspire 5 and tilts the keyboard to an angle for comfortable typing, better sound projection, and improved ventilation. It also has Acer Color Intelligence that enhances visuals.
See the prices and availability of these notebooks below.
- Acer Swift 3X (SF314-510G) – USD 899.99 (December 2020) | EUR 849 (November 2020)| CNY 4,999 (October 2020)
- The Acer Spin 5 (SP513-55N) – USD 999.99 (February 2021)| EUR 1,099 (December 2020) | CNY 6,999 (November 2020)
- The Acer Spin 3 (SP313-51N) – USD 849.99 (March 2021) | EUR 899 (December 2020)
- Acer Aspire (A514-54 14-inch & A515-56 15.6-inch) – USD 499.99 (December 2020)| EUR 599 (November 2020) | CNY 4,499 (September 2020)
- Acer Aspire (A517-52 17.3-inch) – USD 549.99 (February 2021) | EUR 599 (November 2020)