CES 2019: Acer debuts Swift 7 laptop with ultra narrow bezel

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Email Twitter: @laurentgiret Jan 7th, 2019 inNews

Acer was among the first PC manufacturers to unveil new PC models at CES this year, and the company’s bezel-less Swift 7 laptop made quite an impression yesterday. With a 92% screen-to-body ratio, Acer managed to fit a 14-inch screen in a body that is 60% more compact than standard 14” laptops.

The Acer Swift 7 is also very light thanks to its 890g magnesium body and 9.95mm ultra-thin chassis. The manufacturer didn’t compromise on power as the Swift 7 comes with an Intel 8th gen Core i7 processor, up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage.

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Hands-on with the 2019 Swift 7 Ultra-Thin Laptop | Acer

Acer was among the first PC manufacturers to unveil new PC models at CES this year, and the company’s bezel-less Swift 7 laptop made quite an impression yesterday. With a 92% screen-to-body ratio, Acer managed to fit a 14-inch screen in a body that is 60% more compact than standard 14” laptops. The

The thin and light laptop can provide up to 10 hours of battery life, and it also comes with nice touches such as a fingerprint reader integrated in the Power button, as well as a push-to-open camera that sits above the keyboard. Acer also included two USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, something we’d like to see becoming a standard on a new laptops.

The Acer Swift 7 will launch in EMEA in April with prices starting at €1,799. For those of you who live in the US, the ultra thin laptop will launch a month later, starting at $1,699. You can learn more about Acer’s other CES 2019 announcements on the Windows blog.

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