Acer Swift 3 With 10th Generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 2K display launched in India

Acer Swift 3 With 10th Generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 2K display launched in India

Acer, the global PC brand, today revealed its first Intel Project Athena verified Swift 3 laptop in India. These laptops are powered by 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processors and Iris Plus graphics and is designed to suit the needs of a power-user, packing excellent performance and eye-popping graphics into a sleek and stylish metal chassis.  

Co-engineered with Intel as part of Intel’s Project Athena innovation program, the new Acer Swift 3 comes with the latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors featuring Intel Iris Plus Graphics. The company claims to give a battery life of up to 17 hours. In addition, its 13.5-inch QHD IPS with 400 nits brightness 2,256 x 1,504 display features a productivity-boosting 3:2 aspect ratio with thin bezel in a lightweight body weighing just 1.19 kg. The display covers 100 per cent of the sRGB color gamut and is further enhanced by Acer's own suite of Color Intelligence and ExaColor software.

Through the use of thin bezels with a screen-to-body ratio of up to 84 per cent, users see more of the 13.5-inch 3:2 2256x1504 IPS The 3:2 ratio that gives 18 per cent more vertical height so there’s more length to read on. For further color enhancement, Swift 3 also includes Acer Color Intelligence™ and Acer ExaColor Technology.

The Acer Swift 3 comes with a Wake on Voice (WoV) feature that enables users to activate and query Windows 10 when the screen is off. It also allows interaction with Cortana while the device is in Modern Standby mode. Password free access gives users quicker access to the laptop. The embedded fingerprint reader is a quick and secure way for Windows Hello to verify a user’s identity without a password. It also has a backlit keyboard.

Speaking on this occasion, Sudhir Goel, Chief Business Officer, Acer India said, “We are excited to launch Swift 3 laptop under Intel’s Project Athena innovation program, in India. This will enhance our product offerings in our lifestyle segment with stylish looks and top-notch performance. Acer’s Swift 3 demonstrates the engineering efforts driven by Acer and Intel through the Project Athena innovation program offering our customers a product that is designed around their needs with amazing performance and features. Our commitment to bringing in the best of technology at a great value for our customers stands true here.”

Commenting on the launch, Rahul Malhotra, Director - Retail, Intel India said, “Intel’s Project Athena innovation program is rooted in insights about people and how they use their devices to deliver a new class of advanced laptop experiences. Leveraging the technological strengths of Intel’s PC platform engineering, Project Athena verified device designs are co-engineered, tuned and tested across the program’s experiential and technology requirements spanning battery life, responsiveness, connectivity, and more. The new Acer Swift 3 laptops are powered by 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors featuring Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics that deliver a feature-rich suite of capabilities for people to watch, game, and create more.”

The Acer Swift 3 laptop is priced from Rs 64,999/- onwards and will be available at leading retail stores and Acer exclusive stores.

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