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New Acer Swift 5 Launched in Malaysia – It’s Light But It Packs a Punch

by Aiman MaulanaNovember 19, 2019
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New Acer Swift 5 Launched in Malaysia

At a launch event in Kuala Lumpur today, Acer Malaysia has launched the new Acer Swift 5. It is a lightweight productivity laptop that doesn’t skimp on performance.

Powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core CPU, the Acer Swift 5 weighs only 990g. The chassis is made from magnesium alloy, and surprisingly has an NVIDIA GeForce MX250 dGPU. However, some variants come with Intel UHD graphics / Intel Iris Plus graphics instead. You can have up to 16GBs of RAM but all variants will have 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD.

The Acer Swift 5 utilizes a 15-inch Full HD IPS display with a 170-degree viewing angle and 86.4% screen-to-body ratio. The battery life is said to be up to 11 hours, with roughly 4.5 hours of use in just 30-minutes of charging. For a deeper look into the specifications, check it out right below here:

CPUIntel Core i5-1035G1 / i7-1065G7
RAM8GB LPDDR4 / 16GB LPDDR4X
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
Storage512GB NVMe PCIe SSD
Connectivity802.11ax Wi-Fi (Intel Wi-Fi 6)
Bluetooth 5.0
Display14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) Ultra Slim Bezel IPS touchscreen display
Ports2 x USB 3.0 Type-A
1 x Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C)
1 x HDMI
1 x Kensington Lock
1 x Combo Audio Jack
Weight890 g

The new Acer Swift 5 is now available at all Acer concept stores, Acer Official Online Stores and official resellers in Malaysia. Price starts from RM3,699 all the way to RM4,699 depending on the specifications. The first 5 units purchased at selected outlets / online stores in Malaysia will come with a Mi True Wireless Earbud Basic for free.

New Acer Swift 5 Launched in Malaysia - It's Light But It Packs a Punch

There is more however. Anyone who purchases selected Acer models worth RM3,000 to RM5,399 can redeem either a Predator waterproof bag. a Predator Cestus 310 gaming mouse, or Acer E300 True Harmony earphones. The Acer Swift 5 will come with Microsoft Home & Student 2019 pre-installed.

Pokdepinion: Very tempted to try this out as my daily driver for review. Maybe it will happen soon, we’ll see.

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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? :)

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