Acer has launched the new Swift 3 laptop in India. Part of Intel’s Project Athena, the laptop comes through rigorous testing and is claimed to supply consistent and satisfying PC experience.
The Swift 3 is a light-weight and portable laptop, weighing in at just 1.19kg. However, since it’s a Project Athena laptop, the hardware inside is fairly powerful for its dimension. The Acer Swift 3 comes with a 10th generation Intel Core i5-1035G4 processor. This is paired with 8GB LPDDR4 RAM, and 512GB PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD for fast storage. There isn’t any dedicated GPU there, however, you do get Intel Iris Plus graphics.
In terms of display, the laptop has a 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 2256×1504 pixels. Moreover, Acer claims the screen can get up to 400nits in brightness. Up top, you additionally get a webcam. It’s a 720p camera though, so video quality won’t be the very best, however, it’s there for any video calls you might want to take.
For I/O, the laptop presents a USB 3.1 Type-A port, a USB 2.0 Type-A port, and a USB Type C port along with an HDMI output. There’s no Thunderbolt 3 here, but USB C ought to supply loads of bandwidth for most of your I/O needs. The laptop additionally comes with Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi 6 (802.11ax).
Project Athena also requires laptops to have 16+ hours of battery backup during video playback, and the Swift 3 does that with a 56Wh battery. According to Acer, the laptop offers 17 hours of battery backup. While that sounds good, it’s one thing that will differ based on the way you’re utilizing your laptop.
The new Acer Swift 3 is priced at ₹64,999 and is available through the official Acer website. The firm can also be saying that the laptop can be available through leading retail shops and Acer exclusive shops in the near future.
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