Slimmer, faster, more powerful, quieter… these are all features that companies have been packing into laptops over the past few years. Just ahead of CES, Acer has announced the Switch 7 2-in-1 notebook with Dual LiquidLoop fanless cooling technology, discrete graphics, and 8th Generation Intel Core processors for the modern professional and content creators.
Flagged as the “ideal 2-in-1,” the Switch 7 Black Edition also features an AutoStand patented kickstand, under-glass fingerprint sensor, 2256 x 1504 resolution, and a Wacom Stylus. With the 8th-gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 graphics, it has the processing and graphics power to handle intensive tasks, content creation, and video streaming while lasting up to 8 hours on a single battery charge. Lightweight with its brushed aluminum brushed-aluminum body the Switch 7 measures only 0.39 inches (9.99mm) thin and weighs only 1.18kg (2.6lbs.) with the keyboard detached.
“The Switch 7 Black Edition showcases Acer’s innovation and capabilities that push the boundaries of computing,”said Chris Chiang, vice president of product management, Acer America. “We’re confident […] artists, creators and professionals will be thrilled with the performance andflexibility of our latest 2-in-1.”
Technical features and specifications of the Switch 7 include:
- 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor 1.8GHz with Turbo Boost technology up to 4.0GHz
- 16GB of LPDDR3 memory
- 512GB SSD
- 13.5-inch IPS touchscreen display
- 2256 x 1504 resolution
- USB 3.1 Type C Gen 2 port that supports up to 10Gbps, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 3 and USB charging
- 802.11ac WiFi featuring 2×2 MIMO technology
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 720p front-facing HD camera
- Rear-facing full HD 1080p camera with an 88-degree wide angle lens
- Stylus powered by Wacom EMR technology and features 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity and pen tilt support to control the angle, width, and shading
The Acer Switch 7 Black Edition will be available in January with a one-year limited parts and labor warranty and prices starting at US$1,699 (MSRP).