If you’re interested in technology, this week is your absolute favorite time of the year. CES 2018 is here, and all of your favorite companies are announcing new and improved products to entice you this year. The Acer Swift 7 is staking its claim as the world’s thinnest laptop, while the Acer Spin 3 brings some performance improvements to a 360° convertible laptop.
Up first, the Swift 7 clocks in at a sleek 8.98mm with a black aluminum unibody chassis for a sleek and slim look. Powering the Swift 7 is a 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor along with integrated 4G LTE, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of PCIe SSD storage for an impressive combination of performance and portability. The backlit keyboard keeps you working even in darker environments, while the fingerprint reader adds an extra layer of security for password-free sign-in via Windows Hello. The Switch 7 comes with a 14″ FHD Corning Gorilla Glass-covered touchscreen and an estimated 10 hours of battery life. The Swift 7 will be available starting in North America in March with prices starting at $1699 USD. EMEA availability starts in April with prices starting at €1,699.
Also announced for the productivity enthusiast is an update to the Acer Spin 3. This 360° convertible laptop will include 8th generation Intel Core processors and a hinge that allows for use as a laptop, tablet, display, and tent mode. Full specifications will vary based on the region, though Spin 3 users should see up to 12 hours of battery life along with front-facing speakers paired with a 14″ FHD IPS display. The Spin 3 will be available in EMEA later this month starting at €649, with North American availability coming in February with prices starting at $599 USD.