Acer has announced the launch of its new Swift 5 notebook in the region for the first time. The new 15-inch display, Swift 5 weighs than 1 kg that runs Windows 10, and is powered by the latest Intel Core processor featuring exceptional performance and battery life. The Swift 5 features Intel Wireless-AC 9560 which offers 2×2 802.11ac wireless Gigabit performance that enhances streaming, sharing, conferencing, and gaming experiences.Designed for customers who want an envy-inducing PC, the Swift 5 (SF515-51T) delivers exceptional performance in a compact body. The Swift 5 features a full HD 1920×1080 IPS 15.6” IPS touchscreen with ultra-narrow bezels, giving it an incredible 87.6% screen-to-body ratio to create an immersive viewing experience.
Paul Collins, Acer MEA General Manager said “By launching the world’s lightest 15-inch notebook in the UAE, Acer has once again listened to its customers to provide stellar features and unrivaled technology. The industry leading sub-1 kg weight on the new Swift 5 delivers all that’s best in an ultra-portable notebook: a sleek chassis, stylish design and slim bezels with superb performance and battery life.”The Swift 5 is constructed with advanced materials including ultra-light magnesium-lithium alloys for the top and bottom cover, and magnesium-aluminum alloys for extra sturdiness on the palm rest area. Thanks to the LED backlit keyboard, users can work effectively on the go all day and even at night.
A unique feature that can be found in the Swift 5 is the Acer Fingerprint Reader, a biometric authentication system that offers a quick and secure way for Windows 10 to verification of a users’ identity, all without the need for passwords. The small fingerprint scanner is located at the upper-right-hand corner of the palm rest and works in conjunction with Windows Hello. After scanning and verifying a users’ fingerprint, it will auto login them onto their Windows account.
The Swift 5 notebook is available for pre-order with Sharaf DG and at a starting price of AED 5,899.