Acer has launched its two new laptops in India, the Aspire 5s and Swift 3 14-inch and 15.6-inch 2019 edition. The two laptops are said to come with slimmer bezels as compared to their predecessors and are powered by Intel's new Whiskey Lake processors. The Aspire 5s will be up for sale from November at a starting price of Rs 40,999, while the Swift 3 will be available from Rs 64,999. They will be available in Acer Exclusive Stores, leading electronic retail stores and multi-brand outlets.
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Acer India, one of the largest technology brands in the world, today unveiled the new thin and light laptops- Aspire 5s and Swift 3 14” and 15.6” 2019 edition in India. Featuring narrow bezel display for full cinematic experience and metallic built, the sleek laptops are designed for users who want outstanding portability, solid performance, and a touch of style. With the latest Intel Whiskey Lake processor Aspire 5s delivers next generation performance with great efficiency and style.
“We are thrilled to introduce our new range of thin and light laptops in India. We have been receiving an overwhelming response for our Aspire and Swift series notebooks, and we are now pushing the limits by introducing the notebooks in the Aspire and Swift series that are thinner, lighter and more powerful with true cinematic screens”, Said Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India. “Aspire 5s is one of India’s first ultrathin notebook that features Intel’s Whiskey Lake Processor and offers astonishing performance. While Swift 3’s both 14 inch and 15.6-inch editions aim to offer outstanding performance and all-day battery life to the users”
Aspire 5s– A Workhorse that Stands out From the Crowd
The Aspire 5 line has been updated to include new model with Intel Whiskey Lake Processor, 15.6-inch display surrounded by slimmer bezels, sleek and light aluminum designs that open 180-degrees to lay-flat, and the latest technologies for performance and connectivity.
Ideal for families and users who need a powerful, function-rich notebook for media consumption, the Acer Aspire 5S offers both looks and mobility. Measuring in at 18.8 mm in height and weighing 1.8 kg the Aspire 5s’ svelte and lightweight design features a sturdy brushed-aluminum body that offers a robust feel and beautiful tactile touch. It features the latest Intel Whiskey lake 8th Gen Core™ i3 and i5 processor, one of the fastest U series Processors. With the Intel Optane memory and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, Acer Aspire 5s ensures that complex the task is completed within seconds.
Aspire 5s 15.6” FHD IPS display features ultra-narrow bezels create an immersive cinematic viewing experience. The wide viewing angles make it easy to enjoy streaming video with friends and colleagues. Acer BluelightShield reduces blue-light emissions to protect your eyes, while Acer Color Intelligence™ technology dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time for optimum screen-color and brightness. Plus, Acer TrueHarmony technology and optimized Dolby Audio deliver high-quality sound via the dual stereo speakers.
Priced at Rs. 40,999/-, the perfect amalgamation of design and features, Acer Aspire 5s comes with Precision Touchpad which provides smooth navigation when browsing the web and using apps. Customers can make the most of the system’s performance and long battery life even into evening hours with the LED backlit keyboard. Aspire 5s includes ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology, providing seamless connectivity.
Swift 3 with 14 inch display - An epitome of style and performance!
The Swift 3 line has been updated with host of new features including a vibrant Full HD 14-inch display with ultra slim bezels, and an all-day battery back-up of 12 hrs* for great mobility and freedom.
The elegant chassis on the Swift 3 weighs only 1.45kg grams and measures only 18.7 mm thin, making it the right device for people on the go. Featuring, Acer Color Intelligence™ technology, the Swift 3 dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time for optimum screen-color and brightness. Plus, Acer TrueHarmony technology and optimized Dolby Audio deliver high-quality sound via the dual stereo speakers.
The laptop is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPUs 8130 U/8250U processors, up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 256/512GB PCIe SSDs. The configuration lets Swift 3 deliver fluid performance right across applications while also delivering 12 hours of battery life. Supporting Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for fast and secure logins, while Skype for Business certification ensures crisp and lag-free communication and a great Cortana with Voice experience. On the connectivity front, it offers ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology, providing seamless connectivity.
Swift 3 with 15.6-inch display – Big screen in small package!
Stepping up the capabilities and design to match more demanding user requirements, the Swift 3 15.6-inch edition has been upgraded with bigger cinematic display, slimmer bezels, Intel Optane Memory and Nvidia graphic card that offer seamless performance and immersive viewing experience.
Designed with utmost finesse and sophistication, Swift 3 features hairline brushed pattern that provides an exquisite, tactile finish accenting the premium feel.
Bringing uncompromised viewing experience and performance, the laptop comes with 15.6-inch full HD display in a 14 inch chassis and weights 1.45 kg making it ultra-light and portable. With Acer Color Intelligence™ technology, the Swift 3 dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time for optimum screen-color and brightness. Plus, Acer TrueHarmony technology and optimized Dolby Audio deliver high-quality sound via the dual stereo speakers. Powered with 8th Gen Intel® Core i5 CPU (8250U), NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150/MX130x graphics card, the device offers up to 4X faster performance over integrated graphics cards while Intel Optane memory increases responsiveness and load times.
Adding to the user experience, the laptop supports Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for fast and secure logins, while Skype for Business certification ensures crisp and lag-free communication and a great Cortana with Voice experience. It also offers ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology, providing seamless connectivity.
Pricing and availability
Aspire 5s will be available from November at a starting price of Rs 40999 while Swift 3 will retail from Rs 64999. They will be available in Acer Exclusive Stores, leading electronic retail stores and multi-brand outlets