2.2 pound Acer Swift 5 laptop with Intel Tiger Lake coming in October for $1000 and up

The Acer Swift 5 is a thin and light laptop that measures less than half an inch thick and has a starting weight of less than 2.2 pounds. Acer has been making Swift 5 notebooks since 2016, but every year the company manages to give the ultraportable notebooks a spec bump while often reducing the […]

Acer Swift 5 laptop with Intel Ice Lake coming soon for $900 and up

The new Acer Swift 5 is a thin and light notebook with a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display, support for up to an Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake processor with Intel Iris Pro graphics, and optional support for NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics. First unveiled at the Computex show in June, Acer is officially launching […]

Acer Swift 5 laptop is getting an Ice Lake update (and more compact chassis)

Intel says the first “Project Athena” laptops will ship later this year and the lineup will include the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1, HP Envy 13 Wood Series, and Lenovo Yoga S940. Acer’s first Project Athena device is expected to be the next-gen Acer Swift 5, but neither Intel nor Acer have shared details about the […]

Acer’s 14 inch Swift 5 laptop gets a Whiskey Lake upgrade

The new Acer Swift 5 SF514-53T is a compact notebook that measures 0.6 inches thick, weighs about 2.1 pounds, and has a 14 inch full HD touchscreen display. While it’s not quite as impressive a feat of engineering as Acer’s new 15.6 inch model (which is only about one ounce heavier), the Swift 5 with […]

Acer Swift 5 and Spin 5 notebooks get Kaby Lake-R updates

Acer is refreshing its laptop lineup with new models sporting quad-core Intel Core processors. The new Acer Swift 5 is a compact notebook that weighs just about 2.2 pounds and which features a full HD touchscreen display and slim bezels, while the new Acer Spin 5 is a convertible notebook with a 360-degree hinge that […]