[CES 2024] Acer Swift laptops powered by new Intel Core Ultra Processors with Intel AI Boost

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In addition to new gaming monitors and Aspire laptops, Acer also announced three updated Acer Swift AI laptops, powered by the new Intel Core Ultra processors with Intel AI Boost.

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In case you haven’t heard, the new Intel Core Ultra processors feature a neural processing unit (NPU) with integrated AI acceleration. Coupled with the CPU and GPU, the NPU improves system performance and furthers system capabilities.

“After unveiling our first Intel Core Ultra laptops last month, we’re debuting even more products in our Swift line to help a wider range of customers take advantage of premium laptop experiences and AI-supported technology for more exciting and effective PC use. Plus, these laptops feature impressive updates that help customers do more – and do them even better.”

James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer

Let’s see what the company has to say about the new AI-powered Acer Swift laptops.

Acer Swift Go

Verified as Intel Evo platform laptops, the new Acer Swift Go 16 (SFG16-72) and Swift Go 14 (SFG14-73) are powered by new Intel Core Ultra processors and Intel Arc built-in GPUs, delivering the in-demand pairing of premium performance and all-day battery life of up to 12.5 hours for the 14-inch laptop and up to 10.5 hours for the 16-inch version.

The Acer Swift Go 14 laptop
The Acer Swift Go 14 laptop.

Built for the next wave of computing, users can access Copilot in Windows with one click of the laptop’s dedicated Copilot key and harness the power of AI to optimize time spent when working, creating, and playing on the device. Both AI PCs also showcase a 1440p QHD webcam with TNR, resulting in higher-quality video. The new Swift Go devices feature vibrant, color-rich OLED displays with 500-nit peak brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color range, and DisplayHDR™ True Black 500 certification. Images are vivid and detailed on the Swift Go 16’s 16-inch 3.2K OLED display with a 3200 x 2000 resolution and 120 Hz refresh rate, while the Swift Go 14 presents a 14-inch 2.8K OLED display with a 2880 x 1800 resolution and a 90 Hz refresh rate.

In addition, the Swift Go laptops now support up to 32GB LPDDR5X memory and up to an upgradable 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD with dual slots. Finally, the devices carry the latest port selection to connect to peripherals and displays including dual USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt™ 4 –both offering fast charging, a USB Type-A port with offline charging, HDMI 2.1, and a microSD card reader. The laptops also include Bluetooth LE Audio for improved wireless audio.

The Acer Swift Go 16 (SFG16-72/T) will be available in North America in March, starting at $799.99 and in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 1,149. The Acer Swift Go 14 (SFG14-73/T) will also be available in North America in March, starting at $749.99; in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 1,099, and in China in February, starting at RMB 5,499.

Acer Swift X 14

The new Acer Swift X 14 (SFX14-72G) extends the tradition of empowering a variety of users with powerful combinations and amazing displays, now with the latest Intel Core Ultra processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptop GPUs, and a newly Calman-verified 2.8K OLED panel. Powered by new Intel Core Ultra H-Series processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPUs, the premium laptop enables faster AI-enhanced workflows for higher-quality live streaming, video editing, and 3D rendering. NVIDIA DLSS 3.5 technology brings AI-powered ray reconstruction for upscaled lighting effects and resolution in graphics-heavy games and applications. Plus, the Swift X 14 is NVIDIA Studio-validated, optimized with pre-installed NVIDIA Studio Drivers, and includes Copilot in Windows built-in (with a dedicated Copilot key) that harnesses the power of AI to work alongside users when navigating their devices and applications.

The Acer Swift X 14 laptop
The Acer Swift X 14 laptop.

The Calman-verified 14.5-inch 2.8K OLED display ensures impressive color accuracy with Delta E<2 in animation, photos, and video so that creators and professionals can bring their designs to
life. Bold colors combine with incredible clarity on the OLED display thanks to its 100% DCI-P3 color range capabilities, high-contrast rating, and 500-nit peak brightness with VESA DisplayHDR TrueBlack 500 certification.

The latest ports and connectivity – dual USB Type-C ports, an HDMI 2.1 port, and a MicroSD card reader, as well as Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth LE Audio – keep the devices functional and connected while advanced thermal technologies – a large fan, dual D6 copper heat pipes, and dedicated air inlet keyboard – help keep the laptop cool. The Swift X 14 is also well-equipped with up to 32 GB LPDDR5X memory and up to 1 TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD.

The Acer Swift X 14 (SFX14-72G) will be available in North America in February, starting at $1,399.99; in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 1,799, and in China in February, starting at RMB7,999.

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