Today at its next@acer event, Acer unveiled all-new consumer laptops, and a broad range of them. Perhaps the most interesting of the bunch is the Swift 3x, a clamshell with Intel 11th-generation processors.
Weighing in at 3.02 pounds and promising up to 17.5 hours of batter life, the Swift 3x will have Intel's Xe MAX dedicated graphics, which we really don't know anything about aside from the brand. It also has Thunderbolt 4, and a 14-inch FHD screen with an 84% screen-to-body ratio.
"The Swift series has always been about pushing the envelope, trying to fit as much power into as portable a package as possible," said Jerry Kao, Co-COO, Acer Inc. "The new Swift 3x continues that mindset, with discrete graphics in a sleek chassis for those who need style and performance on the go."
The Swift 3x is coming to North America in December starting at $899.99, and EMEA in November starting at €849.
There are two new convertibles, the Spin 5 and the Spin 3. The Spin 5 weighs in at 1.2kg and it's 14.9mm thin, and it has a somewhat unique design. When you open the lid, it elevates the device for better thermals. While this is often found in clamshells, it's not as often seen in convertibles like a Spin.
It's also got Intel Tiger Lake processors, up to a Core i7-1165G7, but it has Iris Xe integrated graphics. It has an 80% screen-to-body ratio with a 3:2 display, and the PC has a built-in Wacom AES pen.
The Spin 3 also has Tiger Lake chips with Iris Xe graphics, although this one has a 16:10 display with up to a 2560x1600 resolution. It also has the built-in pen.
The Spin 5 is coming to North America in February starting at $999.99 and EMEA in December starting at €1,099. The Spin 3 is coming to North America in March starting at $849.99 and EMEA in December starting at €899.
Finally, there's the Aspire 5. This is more of the mainstream lineup. There are several models, and they come with 11th-gen processors. Some of them come with Nvidia's GeForce MX450 GPUs, and they also come in various colors and such.
The Aspire 5 models are coming to North America in December and EMEA in November. The Aspire (A514-54 14") starts at $499.99 in North America and €599 in EMEA. The Aspire (A515-56 15.6") starts at $499.99 in North America and €599 in EMEA. Finally, the Aspire (A517-52 17.3") starts at $549.99 in North America, and €599 in EMEA.