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Acer celebrates Merdeka Day by introducing Five New Devices


Acer today announced the local availability of several refreshed models, including the long-awaited Acer Nitro 5 powered by AMD’s 7nm processor, Acer Spin 5, Acer Swift 1 and Aspire series. Introduced just a week before the nation celebrates Merdeka Day, Acer Malaysia is also extending its Acer Day promotion to these newly-arrived products.

“We are very pleased that these new models arrived in the month of Acer Day and the country’s Merdeka celebration, and have included these as among the devices eligible for an entry in the “Buy and Win” lucky draw. Customers who purchase these devices and are born in August will receive a special RM50 Touch ‘n Go eWallet credit as a gift from Acer Malaysia,” said Johnson Seet, Director of Consumer Business, Product and Marketing, Acer Malaysia.

The “Buy and Win” lucky draw has a prize pool worth more than RM25,000 for customers who purchase select Acer models from any Acer authorized retail shop, online or offline. This reward is part of the Acer Day promotion that offers RM500,000 worth of value-added gifts, which was launched on 2 August and is currently ongoing until 30 September 2020.

Acer Nitro 5

The highly anticipated Acer entry-level gaming laptop, Acer Nitro 5 is now equipped with Ryzen 7 4800H 8-core processor paired with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6. Its slim bezels and 15.6-inch FHD IPS display that supports 144Hz refresh rate allows gamers to relax and enjoy their games and entertainment streaming.

Configured with 8GB RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, the gaming laptop minimizes loading time, while the additional RAM and M.2 slots allow gamers to upgrade the storage to their level of need. Casual gaming and productivity will benefit from better speed, network stability and performance in the Acer Nitro 5, thanks to the combination of Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi 6 and Killer Ethernet E2600.

To keep the system cool under heavy loads, several innovative thermal solutions with dual-fan cooling system, and quad intake and exhaust vents are implemented in the Acer Nitro 5 to achieve an overall 25% improvement in thermal performance over the 2019 model. The WASD and arrow keys are highlighted on Acer Nitro 5’s 4-zone RGB keyboard for quick location while the key response is immediate with a 1.6mm travel distance. Gamers can monitor, control and customize the system and RGB lighting effect with just a single touch of the dedicated NitroSense key.

Available immediately at all Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide, Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H which usually retails for RM4,099 can be purchased for RM3,999 during the current special Acer Day promotion period.

Acer Spin 5

Designed with style and multiple modes of functionality in mind, Acer Spin 5 allows users to flexibly rotate the screen into four different modes: display mode for presenting, tablet mode for entertainment, clamshell mode for keyboard input or tent mode to enable productivity even in a small spaces. Its new 360° hinge creates extra ventilation space at certain angles to provide better thermal performance, comfortable typing and immersive visual experience.

With a 13.5-inch touch FHD display and 7.78mm ultra-narrow bezels, it has over 80% screen-to-body ratio. The display is protected by sturdy Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Pairing it with the Acer Active Stylus with Wacom AES 1.0 that features up to 4,096 pressure levels enables the sensation of holding a pen to paper. The stylus is able to offer up to 90 minutes of unfettered use with 15 seconds of fast charge via the dedicated storage dock.

At just 1.2kg and a mere 14.9 mm thin with a sleek magnesium-aluminum alloy body, the Spin 5 is easy to bring around and light on the shoulders. Paired with Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics and 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD, the 2 variants of Acer Spin 5 are equipped 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor with 16GB RAM and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor with 8GB RAM priced at RM5,299 and RM4,399 respectively. Both variants available immediately at all Acer Official Online Stores and all Acer’s authorized resellers nationwide. Customers can enjoy the RM100 off during the current special Acer Day promotion period, while the first 30 customers who purchased any of the new Acer Spin 5 will be able entitled to redeem Urbanista Sydney Bluetooth Speaker worth RM219.

Swift 1

Designed with the needs of students and casual user in mind, Acer Swift 1 is equipped with Intel® Pentium® Silver N5030 Processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB superfast PCIe NVMe SSD to accommodate all the basic requirements of everyday computing. The 14-inch FHD IPS display featuring a narrow bezel design offers up to 84% screen-to-body ratio, delivering clearer and brighter visuals with Acer ExaColor™ and BlueLightShield™.

Acer Swift 1 features metal top and bottom covers and is ready to accompany users in their daily adventure, measuring just 14.95mm in height and weighing 1.3kg. Acer Swift 1 comes with a fanless design that allows users to keep noise to a minimum for the perfect quiet environment. With the fast charge feature, it provides up to 4 hours of battery life with just 30 minutes of charging.

Pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019, the iridescent-colored Acer Swift 1 will be available in early September 2020, while the safari gold-coloured Acer Swift 1 is available immediately at all Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide at RM2,099. During the Acer Day promotion until 30 September 2020, it can be picked up for RM1,999.

Aspire 5 and Aspire 3

Refreshed with the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core i5 processor, both Acer Aspire 5 and Aspire 3 come with 4GB RAM with additional slots for future upgrades. In term of storage, both Aspire 5 and 3 have 512GB superfast PCIe NVMe SSD, while Aspire 5 offers an HDD upgrade kit for users who need more storage while the Aspire 3 comes with 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory that will learn user behaviour and minimize loading time. In addition, the Aspire 5 is pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 for immediate productivity.

Aspire 5 and 3 are available with 14-inch FHD IPS and 15.6-inch FHD display respectively, with slim bezel design. The Aspire 5 comes in the stylish magic purple color, while the Aspire 3 is in classic obsidian black and indigo blue. Both refreshed models are available immediately at all Acer official online stores and all Acer authorized resellers nationwide, priced at RM2,599.

For more information, please visit Acer’s Malaysia Facebook or call Acer’s Product Infoline at 1800-88-1288 (9am – 6pm, Mondays to Fridays), WhatsApp to +6011-1062 8865, or email [email protected].

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