Acer Malaysia Wraps Up 2018 by Previewing 15-inch Swift 5 and Launching a Host of Other Laptops, Desktop and Monitors
Acer Malaysia today wrapped up an incredible 2018 by previewing the world’s lightest 15-inch laptop as well as unveiling a host of other laptops, desktop and monitors just ahead of the season of giving.
The introduction of the Acer Swift 5 and Swift 3 expands the immensely well-received Swift series which is designed for users who want superb portability, solid performance and a touch of style. The Acer Aspire 5 is ideal for families and users who need a powerful, function-rich notebook for media consumption. The youngest sibling in the Orion family, the Predator Orion 3000 is a mid-range gaming desktop perfect for gamers looking for performance and style. Also unveiled were two 31.5-inch monitors designed for both gamers and multimedia consumers.
Acer Swift 5 – The World’s Lightest 15-inch Laptop
Users who are seeking a sub-1kg 15-inch laptop, rejoice! The new generation Acer Swift 5 pushes the design limit of a 15-inch laptop to weigh in at an incredible 990g. Measuring 15.9 mm thin the Acer Swift 5 is constructed with ultra-light magnesium-lithium alloys for the top and bottom covers and magnesium-aluminum alloys for extra sturdiness on the palm rest area. This design creates a strong yet exceptionally lightweight Swift 5! It is designed for users who want superb portability, solid performance and a touch of style.
This elegant and durable Acer Swift 5 is highly acclaimed for its fast and responsive system and capability to run multiple tasks simultaneously. With up to 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, it delivers a 30X faster response time than a regular HDD. Security is made easy by the password-free Windows Hello with Fingerprint Reader!
With a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS touch display, the Swift 5 features ultra-narrow bezels measuring just 5.87mm to give it an incredible 87.6% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes viewing experience. It provides amazingly accurate colors and increased clarity with 100% sRGB and 300 nits of brightness. It also features patented Acer Color Intelligence™ technology, which optimizes screen color and brightness without clipping or over saturation in real time, and Acer BluelightShield™ technology which allows adjusting of the screen’s blue-light emission over extended periods of use for eye protection and comfort.
With a battery life of up to 10 hours, Acer Swift 5 is designed to be the performance companion for the entire day, tackling countless tasks and meetings without constraints of cables or power sockets.
The Acer Swift 5 will be available in charcoal blue and steel gray in Malaysia soon.
Acer Swift 3 – Ultrathin Stylish Laptop With Maximized Performance
With an ultrathin design measuring just 14.9mm, the Acer Swift 3’s light 1.35kg weight makes it easy to carry around. Its sleek aluminium body is cool to the touch and gives this laptop a sense of personality. The new Acer Swift 3 is powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel® quad-core processor for the most complex of tasks. With a dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 graphics card onboard, users can further maximise its powerful performance to play games, edit photos or videos and take on graphic-related work and play that are the necessities of modern lifestyles.
Thanks to IPS technology that offers vivid colors at up to 178° wide viewing angle and its lay-flat 180° feature, the Acer Swift 3 makes the sharing of viewing on the 14-inch Full HD narrow bezel display with friends, easy. The Acer Color Intelligence™ optimizes screen color and brightness without over saturation, while Acer BluelightShield™ technology protects the eyes over long usage period.
Acer Swift 3 supports up to 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD and up to 8GB onboard DDR4 to provide quick and efficient performance. It is also equipped with a USB Type-C connector port and USB 3.0 that supports power-off USB charging. Connectivity is made fast with 2×2 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi or 4G LTE platforms that ensures signal remains strong and consistent.
Available with Intel® Core™ i5 with 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD and Intel® Core™ i7 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 Graphics, the Acer Swift 3 is priced at RM3,599 and RM4,399 respectively. Both variants are available for purchase immediately at Acer official online stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Acer Aspire 5 – Powerful, Everyday Computing
Ideal for families and users who need a powerful, function-rich notebook for media consumption, the Acer Aspire 5 is delightfully slim at 17.9 mm thin and light at 1.8kg for a 15.6-inch laptop – It certainly offers both looks and mobility! The hairline brushed pattern provides an exquisite, tactile finish, accenting the premium aluminum cover in the colours of pure silver, lava red or obsidian black, so users can travel with ease and look great doing so.
Available with up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, the Acer Aspire 5 delivers excellent performance. This is brought a notch up with an NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 graphics card that provides up to 4X faster performance compared to integrated graphics cards. With the integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi wireless technology and strategic antenna placement, experience up to 2 times faster wireless performance than previous 2×2 802.11ac technology. Blazing fast connectivity is indeed here with the Acer Aspire 5!
The narrow 7.82 mm bezel design offers more real estate for amazing images and video. With a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display and Acer Color Intelligence, crisp, true-to-life colors come alive. Users can adjust gamma and saturation in real-time, optimizing screen color and brightness without clipping. On top of computing performance, Acer TrueHarmony™ Audio brings sounds to life.
Acer Aspire 5 now also offers better experience; the Windows Precision Touchpad is more responsive than traditional touchpads, enabling more effective work. Cortana compatibility is yet another powerful feature that gives freedom of voice control. Meanwhile, the Skype Certified for Business means you can use cutting-edge audio and video technology when sharing news with family members or hosting international conferences.
The pure silver, lava red and obsidian black color Acer Aspire 5 available in Intel® Core™ i5 is priced at RM2,699 while the higher speed obsidian black Acer Aspire 5 comes with Intel® Core™ i7 and extra 128GB SSD is priced at RM3,599. Both variants are available for purchase immediately at Acer official online stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Predator Orion 3000 – Powerful, Everyday Computing At Your Side
A member of the Predator Orion family, Predator Orion 3000 features the same attractive design language as its bigger siblings, RGB lighting, sleek lines, blue accents and built-in headset cradles. Excellent cooling solution is achieved with a front-facing intake LED fan, mesh cover and rear exhaust for optimized air flow throughout the chassis.
With up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics card, upgradable to NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070, the VR-ready Predator Orion 3000 supports 4K gameplay as gamers take aim at opponents on the battlefield with crystal clarity. Like the Predator Orion 5000 series, the Predator Orion 3000 can be configured with up to 32GB Intel® Optane™ memory or 512GB PCIe SSD to increase responsiveness and load times with upgradable up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, to support lightning fast action while playing the latest titles.
In Malaysia, the Predator Orion 3000 will be available in two options:
- Intel® Core™ i7 processor, 8GB DDR4 (upgradable to 64GB), 128GB M.2 2280 SSD and 1TB 3.5-inch 7200 RPM HDD, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6GB of GDDR5
- Intel® Core™ i5+ 8400 processor, 8GB DDR4 2666MHz (upgradeable to 64GB), 16GB PCIe M.2 2280 Intel® Optane™ Memory, 1TB SATA HDD and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB of GDDR5
The Intel® Core™ i7 Edition Predator Orion 3000 retails at RM5,399 while the Intel® Core™ i5+ model is priced at RM3,999. The Predator Orion 3000 is available immediately at select authorized Acer resellers nationwide.
Acer ED323QURA Gaming Monitor
Joining the line-up of displays from Acer is the new and bigger Acer ED323QURA monitor that features a 31.5-inch VA curved 16:9 screen with WQHD 2560 x 1440 (2K) resolution display. With a 1800R curvature, it provides an immersive experience with a wider field of view and increased perceived area of peripheral vision compared to a flat display. It also comes with a wide viewing angle of up to 178° that enables all users to enjoy stunning images from every angle.
With AMD Radeon FreeSync™ technology, the ED323QURA monitor supports up to 144Hz refresh rate and 4ms response time to offer smooth gaming experience by eliminating screen tearing and minimizing lag and latency. The monitor supports DVI (Dual Link), HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort and is ideal for entry-level gaming and home entertaining.
The monitor can be tilted from -5° to 15° for comfortable viewing position. With Acer VisionCare™ and ComfyView display, Flicker-less, BluelightShield™ and low dimming technology, the Acer ED323QURA monitor protects from eye strain and provides a more comfortable viewing experience.
Priced at RM1,499, the Acer ED323QURA will be available immediately at all Acer official online stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
Acer ET322QK Professional 4K UHD Monitor
Featuring a 31.5-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) display with IPS technology, the HDR-ready Acer ET322QK is designed for vivid and accurate visual experience. The 4K2K UHD with 4X 1080p resolution presents sharp visuals that are more stunning and high quality. With the AMD FreeSync technology via DisplayPort and HDMI, the monitor’s frames are synced with the graphics card’s frames, eliminating screen tearing and delivering smooth gaming experience.
The Acer ET322QK has wide color gamut technology to deliver 100% sRGB color coverage for presenting real, natural colors that are consistent across all applications and making it suitable for print-related works. The monitor uses a unique form of 6-axis color adjustment to allow users adjust the axis range from R, G, B, to C, M and Y, enabling users to adjust the monitor’s colors to their professional needs.
A wide 178° viewing angle provides viewers with perfect color regardless of position. It is also packed with the eye-protecting technologies of Flicker-less, BluelightShield™, ComfyView and low dimming to ensure no eye strain even during long viewing.
Priced at RM1,499, the Acer ET322QK will be available immediately at all Acer official online stores and authorized resellers nationwide.
TravelMate X514 – Super lightweight and thin laptop for professionals who mean business
Available in three variants of 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD or 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD in the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 option and 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD in the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, the 8GB DDR4 onboard memory TravelMate X514 is built for professionals who expect uncompromised productivity from their device. With its super light 980g weight, this is also a laptop that is easy to carry around for users to efficiently get work done and enjoy play with no charging necessary thanks to its up to 10-hour battery life.
The industry-grade security ensures that security is not compromised when users are tackling serious workload from anywhere. Hardware-level Trusted Platform Module 2.0 ensures secure authentication and safeguards company data. Windows Hello is activated via the built-in fingerprint reader for easy and secure access with just a fingertip.
Its 14-inch Multi Touch FHD display provide more viewing real estate while a USB 3.1 Type C, two USB 3.0 plus a HDMI ports and 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n wireless LAN supporting 2×2 MU-MIMO technology and Bluetooth enable users to do more.
All variants are shipped with Win10Pro and are available in January 2019 at all Acer official online stores and select authorized resellers nationwide. The TravelMate X514 is priced at RM4,499, RM4,699 and RM5,299 for the Core™ i5 with 256GB SSD, Core™ i5 with 512GB SSD and Core™ i7 with 512GB SSD variants respectively.
For more information, please visit Acer Malaysia Facebook or call Acer’s Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays).