Intel’s 11th Gen Core CPUs are here and Acer has announced refreshes for all three series of their consumer laptops, namely the Swift, Spin and Aspire. All of them feature Intel’s latest Iris Xe integrated GPUs and up to NVIDIA’s GeForce MX450 GPUs, all within new thin and light designs.
The Acer Swift 3x has a thin and light body weighing 1.37 kg, with a 14-inch FHD IPS display and packing the latest 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs. Battery life is rated up to 17.5 hours with fast charging capabilities and it also features Thunderbolt 4, USB3.2 Gen 2 and Intel Wi-Fi 6 inside.
The Spin 5 is a touchscreen convertible notebook with a 3:2 IPS VertiView display that supports the integrated Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES technology. It can be configured up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Iris Xe graphics and it features USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 certification, Killer 1650 Wi-Fi and dual front-facing speakers.
The Spin 3 is the smaller sibling of the Spin 5 that offers up to a WQXGA (2560×1600) multi-touch IPS display. Along with this, it also has the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris Xe graphic, a 360° hinge design, a built-in Acer Active Stylus with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, dual SSDs, USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 and the Killer 1650 Wi-Fi chip.
And finally, the Aspire 5 comes with 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs with the option to add a discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPU. It has a full HD IPS touchscreen display, up to 24 GB DDR4 RAM and up to 1 TB M.2 PCIe SSD and 2 TB HDD storage. Along with this, it has an ergonomic hinge design that elevates the body slightly, and Dual band Intel Wi-Fi 6.
Pricing and availability
- Acer Spin 5 (SP513-55N) will be available in North America in February 2021 starting at $999.99 (Approx. Rs. 73,624)
- Acer Spin 3 (SP313-51N) laptop will be available in North America in March 2021 starting at $849.99 (Approx. Rs. 62,580)
- Acer Swift 3X (SF314-510G) will be available in North America in December starting at $899.99 (Approx. Rs. 66,262)
- Acer Aspire 5 (A514-54 14″) laptop will be available in North America in December starting at $499.99 (Approx. Rs. 36,812)
- Acer Aspire 5(A515-56 15.6″) laptop will be available in North America in December starting at $499.99 (Approx. Rs. 36,812).