Acer has announced the latest edition of the Swift 7 ultrabook at the CES exhibition. This new 14 “laptop is characterized by relatively thin screen edges of 2.57mm, which according to Acer a relative screen size of 92 percent.
According to Acer is the new Swift 7 laptop slightly less thick than a cm: The device weighs 890 grams, is 317.9mm wide and 191.5mm deep. The ultrabook has a touchscreen and gets Intel’s i7-8500Y as CPU, which has a clock speed of 1.5GHz and a boost of 4.2GHz Acer stores a maximum of 16GB lpddr3 memory and a PCI-e-SSD of up to 512GB can be placed in the laptop.
The 14 “screen has an IPS-panel with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. , a brightness of 300cd / m² and support for 100 percent of the rgb color space. The screen is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for protection and the laptop is made entirely of metal. Magnesium alloys have been used herein; according to Acer, this ensures more strength than standard aluminum alloys and they are 20 to 35 percent lighter. According to the manufacturer, that has contributed to keeping the total weight of the laptop limited.
The keys have a travel of 1.1mm and are equipped with a backlight. According to the manufacturer, the Swift 7 laptop lasts ten hours on a battery charge. Furthermore, the laptop has two USB-C connections with Thunderbolt 3, a USB 3.1 connection and a port for DisplayPort 1.2. Wi-Fi 5, or 802.11ac, is supported including 2×2 mu-mimo, as well as Bluetooth 5.0. The Swift 7 arrives in Europe in April for prizes starting at 1799 euros