Acer recently announced the Acer Swift Edge (SFA 16-41) – World’s lightest 16-inch 4K OLED Laptop. This 16-inch laptop is designed to help maximise the productivity and creativity demands of the present day modern hybrid workforce, powered by AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 6850U and AMD RyzenTM 5 PRO 6650U. The Acer Swift Edge 16-inch laptop is integrated with Microsoft Pluton, the security processor that adds extra security to protect sensitive assts from cyber-attacks. They also features a 4K OLED (3,840 x 2,400 pixels) display supporting 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut and 500 nits peak brightness for cinema-grade visuals. For its outstanding product design, the Acer Swift Edge received both Red Dot 2022 award and 2022 Good Design award.
Sleek, Bold and Ultralight Design
The Acer Swift Edge 16-inch laptop boasts a simple yet sleek, bold and ultralight design. It only weighs 1.17kg and measures 12.95mm in height, they sport an ultra-slim magnesium-aluminium (Mg-Al alloy) chassis, making it significantly more portable and durable.
As for the design concept, they showcase precise linear structural details, a sharp rear edge, and a simple aesthetic that inherits the Swift series’ stylish and premium feel. Coupled with its stunning display, well-thought hinge design, and sharp-cut front recess, the Acer Swift Edge is an excellent and stylish choice for mobile professionals with active and fast-paced lifestyles.
Cutting-edge Performance and Security Features
The Acer Swift Edge laptop is powered by AMD Ryzen™ PRO 6000 Series processors, they are equipped to support the performance demands of go-to applications and business needs. For those power users, they can get exceptional processing speed and smooth responsiveness that accelerate their productivity and collaboration with up to 8 high performance “Zen 3+” cores built on 6nm process technology. For IT administrators, AMD PRO technologies deliver multi-layered security features to help keep threats at bay, and comprehensive manageability options that scale for long-term stability and reliability.
The processors integrate Microsoft Pluton, a security processor designed by Microsoft. They toughen new Windows 11 PCs with additional protection for sensitive assets like credentials and encryption keys. The fingerprint sensor is located on the power button, a simple press of the power button boots up and unlocks the device simultaneously.
Sensational Display and Connectivity
The Acer Swift Edge showcases a standout 4K OLED (3840×2400) display, with a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut support, a brilliant 500 nits peak brightness (1), and less than 0.2ms response time, all adding up to provide a sensational range of lifelike colours and sublime image clarity. The 16-inch laptop also features a narrow bezel with 92% screen-to-body ratio and has VESA DisplayHDR™ True Black 500 and TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® display certifications for an extended and comfortable viewing experience.
The all-new Acer Swift Edge also supports the next generation in advanced connectivity needs. It offers Wi-Fi 6E (2) for high-speed wireless connections and file sharing, and a smooth 4K streaming experience. It also includes a generous offer of essential ports such as HDMI 2.1, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports with fast charging capabilities, two USB Type-A ports, and an audio jack, taking portable productivity and convenience to a whole new level.
Pricing and Availability
The Acer Swift Edge (SFA16-41) with the AMD RyzenTM 7 PRO 6850U octa-core processor and AMD RyzenTM 5 PRO 6650U hexa-core processor starts from $2,598 and $2,298 respectively.
The Acer Swift Edge is available on 7th October 2022 on Acer Singapore’s e-store and other online marketplaces such as Shopee and Lazada. It will be available at physical retail stores on 10th October 2022.
(1) Meets the criteria of VESA DisplayHDR™ True Black 500 testing standard (10% Center Patch Test – Minimum Luminance Level (cd/m2))
(2) Wi-Fi 6E-compatible devices are required to reach the stated speeds/benefits of Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax).
* Information courtesy of Acer and Gloo *