Acer Swift 14 AI Copilot+ PC with 14.5″ WQXGA 120Hz display, Snapdragon X Elite and X Plus processors announced

Acer today introduced its first Copilot+ PC, the Swift 14 AI laptop, in collaboration with Microsoft and Qualcomm Technologies.

The Swift 14 AI comes in various models, powered by Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus platforms. Both feature one of the world’s fastest NPUs for on-device AI processing.

Acer Swift 14 AI Laptop

The Swift 14 AI features a distinctive design with an AI icon on the cover and an Activity Indicator on the touchpad that lights up when in use. It has a 14.5-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS 120Hz display, and 100% sRGB color gamut support.

The display is available with an edge-to-edge touchscreen option and TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe Certification 2.0 to reduce blue light impact without compromising color accuracy. The laptop’s 180-degree hinge allows for versatile usage and easy one-hand opening of the aluminum cover.

Powered by Snapdragon X Elite, the Swift 14 AI includes 12 high-performance CPU cores on a 4nm process node, a Qualcomm Adreno GPU with 3.8 TFLOPS, and a Qualcomm Hexagon NPU capable of 45 TOPS.

It offers up to 32 GB LPDDR5X-8533 memory and up to 1 TB NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD, alongside a 75Wh battery providing up to 16 hours of battery life and supports fast charging.

The laptop has a 1440p QHD IR webcam with a triple microphone array and privacy shutter, supporting Acer’s AI-enhanced conferencing tools in Acer PurifiedView 2.0 and Acer PurifiedVoice 2.0.

These tools can be easily calibrated using Acer QuickPanel, which appears when the webcam or microphone is activated. A dedicated key provides access to the AcerSense app for device management and AI features.

The Swift 14 AI supports Windows Hello for biometric and facial recognition login, ensuring secure access. Acer emphasizes sustainability by using PCR plastic, 100% recyclable packaging, and achieving EPEAT Gold certification.

The laptop also features Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4 for speeds up to 5.8 Gbps and low latency of under 2 ms. It includes various ports: two USB Type-C and two USB 3.2 Type-A ports.

The Swift 14 AI’s Copilot+ features include Recall, Live Captions, Cocreator, Auto Super Resolution, Windows Studio Effects, and a dedicated Copilot key for easy access.

Quick specifications: Acer Swift 14 AI (SF14-11)

Pricing and Availability

The Acer Swift 14 AI (SF14-11) will be available in North America in July, starting at USD 1099 (Rs. 91,490 approx.), and in EMEA in June, starting at EUR 1499 (Rs. 1,35,440 approx.).

Commenting on the launch, Jerry Kao, COO, Acer Inc., said:

Engineered for AI from the inside out, the Swift 14 AI is the first among many Acer Copilot+ PCs to come. These next-generation AI PCs feature significant advancements in AI processing power, unlocking new experiences that we know users will love.