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Acer Swift 5: Meet the thin laptop with hefty battery

Acer Swift 5: Meet the thin laptop with hefty battery
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The latest Acer Swift 5 is one of the lightest 14-inch consumer laptops in the market packed with a full-featured antimicrobial solution, an agent that stops the growth or kills microorganisms.

Designed on the Intel Evo platform for an exceptional experience anywhere, the Acer Swift 5 which weighs around 1 kg, is just 14.95 mm thin and boasts an impressive 90% screen-to-body ratio.

What is so impressive about the Acer Swift 5 its light nature? It is so weightless for a 14-inch laptop that it requires very little effort to lift up and carry around for mobile users.

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Light and durable materials were used in designing the Acer Swift 5 to make it less weighty.

Design

Light and durable materials were used in designing the Acer Swift 5 to make it less weighty. Compared to Al, MgAl is 20% lighter and MgLi 35% lighter at the same thickness. In addition, MgAl is two times stronger and MgLi is four times stronger at the same thickness, giving the device solid rigidity in a feather-light body design. This powerful notebook, at around 1kg, includes a chassis made from high-grade magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminum – allowing it to reach an incredible 14.95 mm thinness. 

Battery

This laptop is most suitable for people that spend a lot of time on the move. When fully charged, the battery is capable of lasting for up to 17 hours. It can also be fast-charged in emergency cases to provide four hours of use for just 30 minutes of charge time.

Full Connectivity

It can connect to wireless networks with the latest tech via dual-band Intel Wi-Fi 6 (GIG+) and Bluetooth 5.1. In addition, it has an array of ports such as USB-C™, Thunderbolt 4, and USB3.2 Gen 2 for fast data transfer and power delivery.

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The latest Acer Swift 5 is one of the lightest 14-inch consumer laptops in the market

Smart access features of Acer Swift 5

The embedded fingerprint reader is a quick and secure way for Windows Hello to verify a user’s identity without a password. You can also activate and query Windows 10 when the screen is off with Wake On Voice (WoV) to interact with Cortana while the device is in Modern Standby mode.

Cortana

Microsoft’s Intelligent Personal Digital Assistant helps users stay on time for tasks and meeting schedules and syncs with multiple devices.

Price

Acer Swift 5 is currently selling at $1000 on Acer website which is about N412,500 in the Nigerian market.

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When fully charged, the Acer Swift 5′ battery is capable of lasting for up to 17 hours.

Full Specifications

Operating System
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
Operating System Architecture64-bit
Processor and Chipset
Processor ManufacturerIntel®
Processor TypeIntel® Core™ i5
Processor Modeli5-1135G7
Processor Speed2.40 GHz
Processor Speed (turbo)4.20 GHz
Processor CoreQuad-core (4 Core™)
Memory
Standard Memory8 GB
Memory TechnologyLPDDR4X
Storage
Total Solid State Drive Capacity512 GB
Solid State Drive InterfacePCI Express
Display and Graphics
Screen Size14″
Display Screen TypeLCD
Display Screen TechnologyIPS technology
Screen ModeFull HD
Backlight TechnologyLED
TouchscreenYes
Multi-touch ScreenYes
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080
Graphics Controller ManufacturerIntel®
Graphics Controller ModelIris Xe Graphics
Graphics Memory AccessibilityShared
Audio
SpeakersYes
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Output ModeStereo
Network and Communication
Wireless LANYes
Wireless LAN ManufacturerIntel®
Wireless LAN ModelWireless Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 5.0
Built-in Devices
WebcamYes
Webcam Resolution (front)1280 x 720 webcam
MicrophoneYes
Fingerprint ReaderYes
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI®Yes
USBYes
Number of USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports2
Number of Thunderbolt™ 4 (USB 3.2) Ports1
Total Number of USB Ports3
Audio Line OutYes
Headphone JackYes
Number of HDMI® Ports1
Input Devices
Pointing Device TypeTouchPad
Keyboard IncludedYes
Keyboard BacklightYes
Keyboard TypeBacklit keyboard
Input MethodTouchPad
Battery Information
Number of Cells4-cell
Battery ChemistryLithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time15 hours
Power Description
Maximum Power Supply Wattage65 W
Physical Characteristics
ColorMist Green
Height0.59″ (14.95 mm)
Height (Front)0.59″ (14.95 mm)
Height (Rear)0.59″ (14.95 mm)
Width12.56″ (318.90 mm)
Depth8.15″ (206.98 mm)
Weight (Approximate)2.31 lb
Miscellaneous
Package ContentsSwift 5 SF514-55TA-56CH Notebook; Lithium Ion Battery; AC Adapter
Security FeaturesKensington lock
Green CompliantYes
Donatus Anichukwueze Technology Writer at Technology Times Media e-mail: donatus.anichukwueze@technologytimes.ng

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