Acer updates Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops with 12th Gen Intel processors

Ácer announces updated versions of its Swift 5 and Swift 3 notebooks, powered by Intel’s latest 12th generation processors. In addition to Intel’s new chips, the notebooks include a number of other upgrades. both professionals and casual users depending on the model The brand is known for updating the Swift line with new chipsets and features and has been quick to use Intel’s newest chips.

Intel recently announced its Alder Lake P-series and U-series processors, designed for thinner and lighter notebooks. They will be seen in convertibles, detachables, 2-in-1s and even folding laptops. There are more than 20 new chips in the lineup, which Intel expects to power more than 250 laptops in 2022 alone. Intel says the new 12th-gen processors offer up to a 70% improvement in multi-thread performance compared to Tiger Lake models. from the previous generation. x86 architecture, using a combination of performance and efficiency cores. In addition to supporting Intel’s Xe integrated graphics, they also employ WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4.0 and PCIe 4.0 standards.

The Acer Swift 5 is powered by 12th Gen Intel processors with up to 12 cores and Intel Iris Xe graphics. It also comes with Intel Evo certifications such as instant wake-up from sleep and 10-hour battery life. Acer claims that a 30-minute charge can result in four hours of use. The Swift 5 comes with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD storage. The Swift 5’s highlight is the 14-inch 16:10 touchscreen. The higher panel aspect ratio makes it easier to view more than one document or spreadsheet and also results in a thinner bottom panel.

The Acer Swift 5 has a good selection of ports, including two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one HDMI 2.1 port and two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports. One of the USB ports can charge or power devices even when the laptop is turned off. 5 also supports WiFi 6E. Other specs include a Full HD webcam, a Windows Hello-enabled fingerprint scanner, and a Microsoft Precision-certified touchpad. The laptop is made from aerospace aluminum and weighs 2.65 pounds.

The Swift 3 is the cheaper model of the two and offers up to 2TB of SSD storage. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and comes in a choice of QHD or FHD resolution. As for connectivity options, there are USB Type-C, USB Type-A and HDMI 2.1 ports available, along with WiFi 6E. Like the Acer Swift 5, the Swift 3 comes with fast charging and can offer up to four hours of battery life on a 30-minute charge. Other features include a 1080p webcam and DTS audio. Acer was quick to announce the new Swift laptops, interested customers will have to wait until June 2022 to buy these models. The Swift 5 starts at $1,499, while the Swift 3 starts at $850.

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