Acer introduced a few new laptops from the Swift and TravelMate series, which includes the Acer Swift 5, Swift 3, and the TravelMate P2. The unveiling was done through Acer’s Elements Connected virtual launch.
Acer Swift 5
The Acer Swift 5 is powered by an up to 11th gen Intel Core i7 CPU, paired with 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD, as well as 16GB of LPDDR4X onboard RAM. Graphics wise, it’s rocking Intel’s new Iris Xe Graphics, which Intel mentioned can handle video and graphics anywhere. For its screen, it is equipped with a 14-inch FHD IPS panel with touchscreen support, and it does have a narrow bezel. Colour accuracy wise, the display panel does cover 100% of the sRGB colour gamut. The display is also coated with an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass.
Verified as an Intel Evo platform laptop, what this means is that it meets hardware specifications set by Intel so that it could deliver key experience features like Instant Wake, all-day real world battery life, as well as fast charging. Acer claims that the Swift 5 can run up to 15 hours on a single charge, and a 30-minute charge can give you 4 hours of video playback time.
Measuring only 14.95mm thin and weighing 1.05KG, the Swift 5 is made with magnesium-lithium and magnesium-aluminium for its chassis. Connectivity wise, it has Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, ThunderBolt 4 support, and Acer’s own Bio-Protection fingerprint sensor.
Acer Swift 3
Moving on to the Acer Swift 3, it is also powered with up to 11th gen Intel Core i7 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics. Memory wise, it has 16GB of LPDDR4X RAM onboard, and 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD. For its display, it has a 14-inch FHD IPS panel and unlike the Swift 5, it doesn’t have touchscreen support.
The Swift 3 measures at 15.95mm thin and weighs 200g more than the Swift 5, at 1.2KG. But that’s still pretty lightweight. Connectivity wise, it does support Intel’sWi-Fi 6 (Gig+). For its battery, it can up to 11 hours on a single charge, and it supports fast charging. Just like the Swift 5, it can offer 4 hours of additional video playback with just a 30-minute charge.
Acer TravelMate P2
The Acer TravelMate P2 is designed for business purposes, making it a reliable workhorse in any office or home office. Powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core CPU with Iris Xe graphics, it is paired with 1TB HDD, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, and up to 32GB of RAM.
The laptop also meets the MIL-STD-810G standard, which means it’s gone through rigorous testing for a spill-resistant keyboard, as well as shock absorbent corners. No more worries about those accidental drops or bumps.
Security wise, the TravelMate P2 does support Trusted Platform (TPM) 2.0 HDD-level protection, has a fingerprint sensor and webcam that’s compatible and compliant with Windows Hello. Connectivity wise, the laptop does have Wi-Fi 6, USB Type-C, DisplayPort, dual microphones, and a stereo speaker powered by Acer’s TrueHarmony speakers.
Pricing And Availability
Here are the official pricing for the Acer Swift 5, Swift 3, and TravelMate P2, as well as their ongoing promotions:
Acer RM3,999 Pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019. Acer Swift 3 RM3,299 Pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019. Acer TravelMate P2 RM2,699 N/A
Purchase any of these laptops before the 31st of December 2020, and you will be entitled to redeem free gifts which include RM100 worth of Touch n’ Go eWallet credits and personalized premium laptop sleeves. With each redemption you make, you will earn a chance to win more prizes from the total prize pool of RM30,000, and Acer Malaysia will pick a lucky winner everyday from the 1st of December to the 26th December 2020.
You can redeem your gifts from this link here.