Acer Swift 3 now with discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics


If you’re looking for a slim and stylish laptop with performance to boot, then Acer’s new Swift 3 might hold the answer for you.

The updated Acer Swift 3 is now powered by the 8th Generation Intel Core processor. Users can now choose to equip their new Swift 3 with the NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, applicable to the 15.6 inch model. Battery life for the Swift 3 is bumped up to 10 hours and performance as well as power efficiency has been boosted for all-day work usage.

When it comes to wireless connectivity, the Swift 3 now downloads files three times faster with the latest 2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology. This results in a smoother streaming as well as browsing experience. Storage wise, the Swift 3 in Malaysia comes with 256GB SSD and 8GB DDR4 memory for great performance.

The Swift 3 features an elegant metal body, and measures just 17.95mm thin. For the viewing experience, the screen boasts a Full HD LED-backlit TFT LCD (1920 x 1080) display with Acer ComfyView. It features a 16:9 aspect ratio and has a wide viewing angle of up to 170 degrees.

For audio lovers, you’ll be happy to know that the Swift 3 comes equipped with the Acer TrueHarmony audio technology and is certified for Skype for Business and is compatible with Cortana with Voice. All audio is channeled to a pair of bottom facing speakers, located on the bottom of the laptop.

Moving on to the webcam, the Swift 3 comes with a 720p resolution webcam which is able to shoot up to 30fps and now features super high dynamic range imaging (SDHR) for better contrast.

When it comes to security however, the Swift 3 is equipped with the Acer Fingerprint Reader conveniently located at the bottom right of the keyboard, with support for Windows Hello, of course.

The notebook works great even in dimly-lit environments, thanks to the backlit keyboard.

Pricing and availability

If you are sold on the new Acer Swift 3 now with discrete graphics, you can place your order today at the Acer authorised retailer. The Swift 3 retails at MYR4,299. Colour options for the laptop consists of either Steel Grey and Stellar Blue.

If versatility and flexibility is what you need, you may want to consider the new Spin 5.

Source: Acer Malaysia

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By Jordan Marc

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