Acer unveils Swift 7, Spin 7, Predator 21 X, Predator 15 and 17 Windows 10 PC

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The IFA 2016 annual event that takes place in Berlin, Germany, is a good occasion for well-known manufacturers to showcase their new products and meet clients. Acer is a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation specialized in desktop and laptop computers, mobile devices, servers, storage devices, VR headsets, displays etc., and at this year’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances it announced new Windows 10 devices. We’ll tell you more about them below.

Acer Swift 7

This laptop is extremely thin, less than 1cm, it weights only 1.1 Kg and it comes with an all-aluminum unibody. Its screen measures 13.3-inch, it supports a full HD resolution and it’s protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. It’s powered by an Intel Core i5 processor that’s backed by 8GB of RAM and it uses Intel HD Graphics. It houses 256GB SSD of storage and has a HD webcam with HDR support, the battery is expected to last up to nine hours and it’s charged via one of the two USB 3.1 Type-C ports. Its price will be $999 and will go on sale in October.

Acer Spin 7

This is actually a convertible notebook with a 14-inch full HD display that is also protected with Gorilla Glass, but its chassis is matte black and weights in total 1.2Kg, while it’s thicker at 10.9mm. It has superior specs, as it’s powered by a more powerful Intel i7 processor, but it will also support 8GB of RAM and 256ZGB of SSD storage. The 2-in-1 laptop will be sold for $1,199 in the US, starting from October.

Acer Predator 21 X

The Predator series is expanding its portfolio with another model that has a 21-inch IPS curved screen with a resolution of 2560×1080 pixels. It uses integrated eye-tracking technology to trigger commands and under the hood, it hides the seventh-generation Intel Core processor that’s paired with GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards that run in five cooling fans. Its touchpad is removable and the keyboard is mechanical and has RGB backlighting.

Acer Predator 15 and 17

Both laptops are powered by the sixth gen Intel Core processors and support GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. They will hit the stores this month and the starting price will be $1,699 in North America.


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