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Acer announces new ultrabooks with Intel Whiskey Lake processors

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 26, 2018, 8:16 pm IST
Updated Oct 26, 2018, 8:16 pm IST
The Swift series of Ultra slim notebooks gets refreshed with cinema screens and narrow bezels.
The Aspire 5 line has been updated to include a new model with Intel Whiskey Lake Processor.
 The Aspire 5 line has been updated to include a new model with Intel Whiskey Lake Processor.

Acer has unveiled the new Aspire 5s and Swift 3 14-inch and 15.6-inch 2019 editions in India. The laptops feature narrow bezel displays and a metallic build.

The Aspire 5 line has been updated to include a new model with Intel Whiskey Lake Processor, 15.6-inch display surrounded by slimmer bezels, sleek and light aluminium designs that open 180-degrees to lay flat. Measuring in at 18.8 mm in height and weighing 1.8 kg the Aspire 5s’ lightweight design features a brushed aluminium body that Acer claims to offer a robust feel. It is built around the latest Intel Whiskey lake 8th Gen Core i3 and i5 processor. With the Intel Optane memory and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics, Acer Aspire 5s ensures that complex the task is completed within seconds.

 

The Aspire 5s 15.6-inch FHD IPS display features ultra-narrow bezels with wide viewing angles. Acer’s BluelightShield reduces blue-light emissions to protect eyes, while Acer Color Intelligence technology dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time for optimum screen-colour and brightness. Acer’s TrueHarmony technology and Dolby Audio deliver high-quality sound via dual stereo speakers.

Customers can make the most of the system’s performance and long battery life even into evening hours with the LED backlit keyboard. Aspire 5s includes ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology, providing seamless connectivity. The Aspire 5s is priced at Rs 40,999.

The Swift 3 line has been updated with a host of new features including a vibrant Full HD 14-inch display with ultra-slim bezels, and an all-day battery back-up of 12 hours. The elegant chassis on the Swift 3 weighs 1.45kg and measures only 18.7mm thin.  The laptop is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPUs 8130 U/8250U processors, up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 256/512GB PCIe SSDs. Supporting Windows Hello through fingerprint readers for fast and secure logins, while Skype for Business certification ensures lag-free communication and a great Cortana with Voice experience. On the connectivity front, it offers ultra-fast 2x2 MIMO 802.11ac wireless technology.

The Swift 3 15.6-inch edition has been upgraded with a bigger cinematic display, slimmer bezels, Intel Optane Memory and NVIDIA graphic card. The laptop comes with 15.6-inch full HD display in a 14-inch chassis and weights 1.45kg making it ultra-light and portable. With Acer Color Intelligence technology, the Swift 3 dynamically adjusts gamma and saturation in real-time for optimum screen-colour and brightness. Powered with 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce MX150/MX130x graphics card, the device offers up to 4X faster performance over integrated graphics cards while Intel Optane memory increases responsiveness and load times. The Swift 3 will retail from Rs 64,999.

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