CES 2018: Acer launches Swift 7, Spin 3, Nitro 5 and Chromebook 11

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CES 2018 was huge for Acer. The company unveiled four new devices including the world’s thinnest laptop ever. The company launched the Acer Swift 7, Acer Spin 3, Acer Nitro 5 and the Acer Chromebook 11.

Acer Swift 7

The Acer Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop ever. It has a futuristic look and comes with a 14-inch touchscreen display with minimal bezels up top and on the sides. This display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Inside, it has a Kaby Lake Intel Core i7 processor with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. The device, according to Acer, provides up to 10 hours of battery life.

Acer Swift 7 Specifications:

  • 14-inch Full HD touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Kaby Lake (7th Gen) Intel Core i7 Processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Windows Hello Integration
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Price: Starts at $1,699

Acer Spin 3

The Acer Spin 3 is a laptop with a 360-degree hinge mechanism, just like the name Spin suggests. It is a notebook that can work as a tablet or a laptop according to a user’s liking. This device is powered by an 8th Gen processor which is something the Swift 7 lacks. It has a 14-inch full HD display. One of the impressive features of the Spin 3 is the front-facing speakers which are optimized with Acer’s own TrueHarmony technology. In terms of battery life, it has a 12-hour battery life.

Acer Spin 3 Specifications:

  • 14-inch Full HD touchscreen display
  • Coffee Lake (8th Gen) Processor
  • 360-degree hinge
  • Up to 12 hours of battery life
  • Price: Starts from $599

Acer Nitro 5

The Acer Nitro 5 is a device meant for someone who wants gaming in a portable laptop. It is packed with a Ryzen Mobile processor alongside a Radeon TX560 graphics. Storage wise, the Nitro 5 can house up to 32 GB RAM and supports up to 512 GB of SSD. It sports a 15.6-inch full HD display and comes with NitroSense software. The device’s prices start from $799.

Acer Nitro 5 Specifications:

  • 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display
  • AMD Ryzen Mobile Processor
  • AMD Radeon RX560 GPU
  • Up to 32 GB RAM
  • Up to 512 GB SSD
  • Price: Starts from $799

Acer Chromebook 11

Acer also launched a new Chromebook alongside the other laptops. The Chromebook 11, like its name suggests, has an 11.6-inch screen with HD resolution. In the performance side of things, it is powered by Intel Celeron processor, that is aided by 4 GB RAM and 16/32 GB memory. According to Acer, the Chromebook 11 provides around 10 hours of battery life. One of the impressive features of the device is its compatibility with Google Play.

Acer Chromebook 11 Specifications:

  • 11.6-inch HD touchscreen display
  • Intel Celeron Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 16/32 GB storage
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Google Play support
  • Price: Starts from $249