Singapore, 7 October 2022
Acer today held it’s first on site launch event and announced the Acer Swift Edge. Weighing a mere 1.17Kg, it is currently the world’s lightest 16-inch 4K OLED laptop.
The 16-inch laptop is powered by AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 6850U and AMD Ryzen™ 5 PRO 6650U. Integrated with Microsoft Pluton, the security processor adds extra security to protect sensitive assets from cyber-attacks. The Acer Swift Edge also features a 4K OLED (3,840 x 2,400 pixels) display supporting 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut and 500 nits peak brightness for cinema-grade visuals.
The Acer Swift Edge also features a narrow bezel with a 92% screen-to body-ratio and has VESA DisplayHDR™ True Black 500 and TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® display certifications for an extended and comfortable viewing experience.
“Designed for productivity on-the-go and hybrid working, the Acer Swift Edge is a perfect blend of performance, security and durability.” Managing Director Acer Computer (Singapore), Chia Li Shi.
The 16-inch lightweight laptop boasts a simple yet sleek design. Weighing only 1.17 kg and measuring 12.95 mm in height, that is even smaller than a five cent coin. Fear that the thin profile might make the laptop more flimsy?
Fear not, the Acer Swift Edge sports an ultra-slim magnesium-aluminium (Mg-Al alloy) chassis, making it significantly more portable and durable.
The all-new Acer Swift Edge supports the next generation in advanced connectivity needs. It offers Wi-Fi 6E for high-speed wireless connections and file sharing, and a smooth 4K streaming experience.
It also includes a generous offer of essential ports such as HDMI 2.1, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports with fast charging capabilities, two USB Type-A ports, and an audio jack, taking portable productivity and convenience to a whole new level.
The Acer Swift Edge is also fitted with a fingerprint sensor located on the power button, a simple press on the power button boots up and unlocks the laptop.
Pricing and availability.
The Acer Swift Edge (SFA16-41) with the AMD RyzenTM 7 PRO 6850U octa-core processor starts at SGD2,598 while the AMD RyzenTM 5 PRO 6650U hexa-core processor starts from SGD2,298.
The Acer Swift Edge is available on 7th October 2022 on Acer Singapore’s e-store and other online marketplaces such as Shopee and Lazada. It will be available at physical retail stores on 10th October 2022.