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AMD Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 Launched in Malaysia

by Aiman MaulanaMay 14, 2020
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AMD Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3 Launched in Malaysia

Apart from the freebies with the pre-orders of the Acer Spin 3, Acer Malaysia also had a surprise for everyone. This is in the form of the new Acer Swift 3, which also includes one that is powered by the AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 series CPU.

The Acer Swift 3 balanced power, efficiency, and style with its light and thin body and power-packed performance. It is the first AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU laptop to be officially available for immediate purchase in Malaysia.

It comes with a speedy 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD and up to 16GB LPDDR4X RAM. It also comes with Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 for a more consistent, reliable wireless internet connection. As for wired connection, it has a full function USB Type-C with support for USB 3.1 Gen2, DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt 3.

The display on the Acer Swift 3 is a 14-inch Full HD IPS display but with a body footprint that is 10% smaller. It has an 83.65% screen-to-body ratio and is a very portable machine at just 1.2kg in weight and 15.95mm thin. It is said to have fast-charging, with 30 minutes of charge resulting in up to 4 hours of battery life.

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For a better look at the Acer Swift 3 specs, check it out right below here:

Acer Swift 3 Specs

CPUAMD Ryzen 5 4500U (6C / 6T @ up to 4 GHz), 8M Cache 15W TDP, 7nm FinFET
Intel Core i5-1035G1 (4C / 8T @ up to 3.6 GHz), 6M Cache, 25W TDP, 10nm
Intel Core i7-1065G7 (4C / 8T @ up to 3.9 GHz), 8M Cache, 25W TDP, 10nm
RAM8GB DDR4 / 16GB LPDDR4X
GPUIntel UHD Graphics
AMD Radeon Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Storage512GB NVMe PCIe SSD
Display14″ FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS display, high-brightness Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT LCD
ConnectivityWireless:
802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Wi-Fi (Dual Band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)
Intel Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX201
2×2 MU-MIMO technology
Bluetooth 5.0
I/O:
1 x USB Type-C (supports USB 3.1 Gen2, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt)
1 x USB 3.1 (supports power-off charging)
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
Audio1 x Combo Audio Jack
Array Microphones
DimensionsRyzen variant = 323 x 218.9 x 15.95 mm (W x D x H)
Intel Core variant = 319.5 x 217 x 15.95 mm (W x D x H)
Weight1.2 kg

The Acer Swift 3 powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4500U will be retailing for RM2,599. The Intel Core i5 variant will be retailing for RM3,099. Lastly, the Intel Core i7 variant with GeForce MX250 dGPU will be retailing for RM4,299. All three variants will come with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 pre-installed with a license valid for a lifetime.

All variants of the Acer Swift 3 is currently available for purchase at the Acer official online store, selected official and certified stores on Shopee and Lazada, and Acer official resellers nationwide. The first 100 customers will get a free Touch ‘N Go e-wallet credit worth RM100. To redeem the free credits, you will have to register your purchase by clicking right here.

Pokdepinion: I’m personally curious to know how well the Ryzen variant performs. Perhaps I might be able to get that opportunity in the near future.

About The Author
Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)