Acer launched its Swift 7 laptop at IFA earlier this year. The launch announcement for this laptop managed to grab eyeballs from around the world as the company claimed that it is world’s thinnest laptop and first laptop that is thinner than 1 centimetre – 9.98mm to be exact. Now, this laptop has been finally launched and will be available for sale from November 18.
The Acer Swift 7 will be available through Acer’s exclusive stores and select multi-brand outlets. The starting price of the laptop has been set by the company at $1,100 price tag for the machine. The device is an addition to company’s ultra-thin and lightweight notebooks category. Acer claims Swift 7 is the world’s thinnest laptop measuring less than 1 cm. The Swift 7 is exclusive to Flipkart online but will be available offline as well. It will start selling from November 18.
“The flagship Swift 7 comes packed with an all-aluminium chassis that’s less than one centimetre thin [and] is packed in performance and stamina for all-day productivity,” Acer India said in its press release.
This greatest of all time Acer machine has an all-aluminum chassis and features a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Swift 7 runs on Intel’s 7th Generation Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM. The battery in Swift 7 is claimed to last for up to nine hours. The notebook weighs 1.1 kg.
“We are extremely excited with the India launch of Swift 7. Being the thinnest laptop in the world, it has a premium positioning in the market and with this latest offering we have fulfilled the need for great performance in a beautiful thin package. Over the last few quarters, we were focused on strengthening our product portfolio by leveraging the latest in technology,” said Chandrahas Panigrahi, Sr. Director and Consumer Business Head, Acer India.
The world thinnest Acer Laptop supports dual USB 3.1 Type-C ports and WiFi 802.11ac. It comes with Dolby Audio Premium, HD webcam with HDR. The Swift 7 can be bought in black and gold dual tone colour variant.
The base model of the Swift 7 sports an Intel seventh generation Core i5 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM (up to 8GB). It houses a 256GB SSD. Acer claims that the battery on the laptop lasts for up to nine hours.
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“We are extremely excited with the launch of Swift 7. Being the thinnest laptop in the world, it has a premium positioning in the market and with this latest offering we have fulfilled the need for great performance in a beautiful thin package. Over the last few quarters, we were focused on strengthening our product portfolio by leveraging the latest in technology,” Chandrahas Panigrahi, senior director and consumer business head at Acer India, was quoted as saying in company’s release.