The Acer Swift Edge 16 is the new ultraportable that the Taiwanese firm has presented at the gates of Computex 2023, and is promoted as an ultralight for professionals or dynamic users who require high computing capacity, productivity, and portability.
The new from Acer is a fully fledged ultraportable. with an extremely thin (12.95 mm) and light (1.23 kg) magnesium chassis . Not bad considering that its screen is a 16-inch OLED with high native resolution, 3.2K for 3200 x 2000 pixels.
The screen is one of the star components of this model, due to its support of 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, its response time of 0.2 ms and its refresh rate of 144 Hz. Its contrast ratio is of 1,000,000:1, its maximum brightness of 500 nits and is certified to the VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 standard. It is also certified with TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe which minimizes exposure to blue light for greater comfort during extended viewing periods.
Acer has chosen Ryzen 7000 Mobile processors as the hardware base for this model, along with AMD graphics from the Radeon 780M series. It is accompanied by up to 32 Gbytes of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2 TB of storage with PCIe Gen4 SSD. To highlight the security section with the Microsoft Pluton chip and a fingerprint reader compatible with Windows Hello biometric authentication.
It includes a full-size keyboard and a variety of ports, two USB Type-A, two 65W USB 4 Type-C PD with fast charging and display capabilities, HDMI 2.1, and a microSD card reader. However, the great novelty in connectivity comes from the latest version of the Wi-Fi 7 wireless standard that is beginning to appear on the market.
The Acer Swift Edge 16 preinstalls Windows 11 and will be available in EMEA from July at a price of 1,199 euros . Fine-tuned for what this ultraportable offers with an OLED display, a thin and light premium chassis, and the latest AMD Mobile processors.