Monday, 23 July, 2018

Acer Swift 7 is just 8.9mm

Acer Swift 7    
   Image Acer Acer Swift 7 Image Acer
Pete Mitchell | 09 January, 2018, 01:02

At the event, Acer has made an impressive impact with its three updated launches.

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).

Acer's new laptop was unveiled at this week's CES 2018 tech show in Las Vegas, and is one of the company's highlights for the event.

Unlike the Swift 7 range, the Acer Spin 3 debuts as an all-day productivity and entertainment notebook - offering a laptop, tablet, display, and a space-saving tent mode through its 360-degree dual-torque hinge design. Its new Full HD IPS touchscreen has been upgraded to 14-inches.

Acer claims to have the thinnest laptop in the world for now.

As a notable addition, the new Swift 7 boasts integrated 4G LTE connectivity. Blazing-fast, built-in Intel XMM 4G LTE connectivity keeps users productive and always-connected, especially useful for professionals who wish to eliminate tedious wireless connection problems on the road so they can stay focused on the task at hand. Memory comes in at 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 256GB of PCIe SSD storage.

The Swift 7's unibody aluminum chassis is pleasing to the eye and gentle to touch, flawless for modern professionals seeking a sophisticated look.

More news: Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem
More news: Reliance Jio Happy New Year 2018 offers
More news: Danny Welbeck Starts - Arsenal Team vs Nottingham Forest Confirmed

Below, I'll outline each laptop and give you an idea of what to expect, including the laptops' United Kingdom release date, price and specifications.

It sounds slim on paper, but in the metal the Swift 7 somehow feels even thinner.

Acer is staking out the premium business and budget ends of the laptop market with the Swift 7, billed as the world's thinnest laptop, and Acer Chromebook 11, respectively.

The Nitro 5 (AN515-42) starts at $799 and ships in May 2018. The lineup will now include options powered by AMD's Ryzen mobile processors and Radeon RX 560 graphics cards. Powering the laptop is an Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of eMMC storage.

Due to the high performance hardware installed in the system the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop is only capable of providing a few hours of play while away from a mains connection, although this is not going to cause an issue for most. The Nitro 5 will launch sometime in April. This year, it'll feature updated specs in the form of 8th Generation Intel Core processors.

The Chromebook 11 will be available from £259 and will come to the United Kingdom in March 2018.

Recommended

  • Rivals.com reporter Courtney Roland missing in Houston

    Rivals.com reporter Courtney Roland missing in Houston

    Anyone with information about her is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Missing Persons hotline at 832-394-1840. Houston police got a tip from a passeryby who spotted Roland under a bridge before 8:15 a.m. nearby time Monday.
    Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm

    Fired Google engineer who wrote controversial memo sues tech firm

    In a press conference with his attorney on Monday, Damore said Google employees "felt like they couldn't talk about anything". Google terminated Gudeman in 2016 after he made comments suggesting a Muslim colleague had a link to terrorism.
    James Franco Blocks Tommy Wiseau From Finally Getting His Golden Globes Moment

    James Franco Blocks Tommy Wiseau From Finally Getting His Golden Globes Moment

    Strangely, though, Franco didn't let the man who was the entire reason for the movie do any of the talking. Franco brought Wiseau onstage along with his brother Dave Franco , who co-stars in the film.
  • Real Madrid loses Ramos for injury

    'I can't imagine a Real Madrid without Cristiano, not at all, ' Zidane said prior to Real Madrid meeting with Celta Vigo . He spotted Navas off his line and chipped him from the edge of the area to make it 1-0.
    First SpaceX launch of 2018 carries a secret payload

    First SpaceX launch of 2018 carries a secret payload

    United Launch Alliance, meanwhile, is close to starting its 2018 launch campaign with a pair of launches from two coasts. The rocket, carrying its secret payload called "Zuma", lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday at 8 p.m.
    Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round

    Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round

    NOTES: Reggie Bush led members of the Saints' Super Bowl XLIV team onto the field just before the kickoff. Gano had made 29-of-30 kicks before that miss, and his only failed attempt had come from 55 yards out.
  • Charles Woodson to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

    Charles Woodson to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

    Beamer led Virginia Tech for almost three decades, winning 280 games in his coaching career, which ranks sixth in FBS history. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta .
    Nokia 6 2018 Revealed, Featuring Major Upgrades

    Nokia 6 2018 Revealed, Featuring Major Upgrades

    The old Nokia 6 had capacitive buttons painted onto the front of the device, along with a center-mounted front fingerprint reader. The design has also been tweaked, with the fingerprint scanner moving to the back, navigation buttons being moved on-screen.
    ESPN Chooses Not to Suspend Host Who Called Trump 'F***ing Stupid'

    ESPN Chooses Not to Suspend Host Who Called Trump 'F***ing Stupid'

    ESPN declined to comment to Sporting News about Nolan, but is known to handle controversial situations on a case-by-case basis. Katie Nolan , a recent hire at ESPN , appeared on the talk show Desus & Mero on Viceland on Wednesday night.
  • U.S.  searches of int'l travelers' electronic devices soar in 2017

    U.S. searches of int'l travelers' electronic devices soar in 2017

    This means that anything that can not be accessed without a data connection is off-limits to police officers in a "basic" search. CBP, an agency part of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), last updated the guidelines in August 2009.
    With one withering comment, Natalie Portman made a big statement

    With one withering comment, Natalie Portman made a big statement

    Barbra Streisand is the only woman who has ever won the Golden Globes award for film directing in the show's 75 year history. It took a decade for another woman to occupy a slot, with Lost In Translation's Sofia Coppola earning a nod in 2003.
    Chelsea complete £15m signing of 'overwhelmed' Barkley from Everton

    Chelsea complete £15m signing of 'overwhelmed' Barkley from Everton

    No fee was given for Barkley, who has not played for fellow Premier League side Everton this season because of a hamstring injury.

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations Red Cross urgently needs blood donations And it will support a nationwide effort to boost donations, as January is National Blood Donor Month . Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients.

AAA: Gas prices hold steady, expected to drop AAA: Gas prices hold steady, expected to drop The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54. He does see a short-lived drop in prices in late January, but expects prices to rise again after Valentine's Day.

Anushka returns to Mumbai, to begin work on Anand Rai's 'Zero' Anushka returns to Mumbai, to begin work on Anand Rai's 'Zero' And hence she got a sweet surprise from her co-star Shah Rukh Khan as she got back on the sets of her upcoming film Zero . Happy to be back on the film and back to work with my lovely co-stars and crew! Thank you for this floral welcome guys.

United States working with Pakistan on military supply routes to Afghanistan: Mattis United States  working with Pakistan on military supply routes to Afghanistan: Mattis On Friday, Pakistan criticized what it called " shifting goalposts " and said the USA suspension of aid was counter-productive. A super-power like the USA could get away with any blunder - that may also be its way of "balancing" equations in the region.

CES 2018: Viveport VR Overhauls Platform With Interactive Content Catalog CES 2018: Viveport VR Overhauls Platform With Interactive Content Catalog In addition to the improved screens the HTC Vive Pro will also feature integrated speakers for the first time. The sharper the image a headset can present, the more convincing the virtual environment is.

NFL Looking Into Panthers' Handling Of Cam's Protocol NFL Looking Into Panthers' Handling Of Cam's Protocol He was replaced the next play, but as he made his way off the sideline he stubbled and needed help to get back up off the field. According to the policy, if the protocol was not properly followed, the team is subject to discipline.

Golden Globes 2018: Emma Watson walks in all black Golden Globes 2018: Emma Watson walks in all black Many attending the Golden Globes were wearing black to protest sexual harassment . It's now Emma's turn and her generation to do that.

United Kingdom proposes 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups United Kingdom  proposes 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups The figure is much less than the 25p suggested by MPs as the sort of levy that would drive people to stop using the cups. Starbucks says that it has already tried to change consumer behaviour by discounting reusable cups at the point of sale.

Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term The CBI special judge had on December 23 acquitted former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and five others in the case. The presiding judge said, "An open jail is best for these people (convicts), as they also have experience of cow farming'".

Gruden returns as Raiders' head coach Gruden returns as Raiders' head coach The Buccaneers went 12-4 in his first season and finished 57-55 with three playoff appearances in Gruden's seven seasons. When Jon Gruden returns to the Raiders as head coach, he will be bringing along Greg Olson as his offensive coordinator.

Flu season has hospital census up Flu season has hospital census up Sharp said flu vaccines are offered through healthcare providers, county health departments, outpatient clinics and many pharmacies.

Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore Corfman, to publicly apologize for these defamatory statements, and to refrain from making further defamatory statements". Corfman's suit asks the court to force Moore to " retract all defamatory statements made against Ms.

President Rouhani accepts Iranians' right to protest, calls for peace President Rouhani accepts Iranians' right to protest, calls for peace She said the United States would call for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the anti-government protests. On Sunday, Iran blocked access to Instagram and the popular messaging app Telegram used by activists to organize.

Engineer killed, eight missing in J&K avalanche Engineer killed, eight missing in J&K avalanche The Minister also directed to provide better medical facilities to all the injured persons. The avalanche hit an area near Sadhna Top in Kupwara between 1515 hrs to 1530 hrs.

Russian Federation rejects U.S. proposal for United Nations emergency meeting on Iran Russian Federation  rejects U.S.  proposal for United Nations  emergency meeting on Iran Russian Federation said the United States is exploiting the protests in Iran in order to derail the landmark nuclear deal. He added his government has "hard evidence" the recent protests in Iran were "very clearly directed from abroad".