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ACER Launches the World’s Thinnest Laptop*, SWIFT 7 in India

Editor’s Summary

  • The extremely thin Swift 7 measures just 0.39 inches (9.98 mm) in height and weighs a mere 2.48 pounds (1.1 kg), providing incredible portability and up to 9 hours of battery life

  • 7th Generation Intel® Core processors, Solid State Drives, USB 3.1 Type-C ports, fingerprint scanners and more

  • Acer’s new ultra-slim notebooks provide both elegant and practical solutions for everyone


Acer India, one of the largest PC vendors in the country, today announced the launch of its latest revolutionary laptop, SWIFT 7, in India. The World’s first laptop to measure less than 1 cm thin comes under the category of ultra-thin and light weight notebooks. The product was recently unveiled at IFA, Berlin along with other spectacular range of products like Predator 21x, Spin Series, Revo Base, Chromebook, Liquid series of smartphones etc.




The amazingly thin Swift 7 will be available from 18th November via Acer’s exclusive stores, select multi-brand outlets and exclusively on Flipkart starting at Rs. 99,999/-. With just 9.98 mm thick, the laptop offers a 13.3-inch Full HD display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5, 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a battery that will last for up to nine hours.


On this occasion, Mr. Chandrahas Panigrahi, Sr. Director and Consumer Business Head, Acer India, said, “We are extremely excited with the India launch of Swift 7. Being the thinnest laptop in the world, it has a premium positioning in the market and with this latest offering we have fulfilled the need for great performance in a beautiful thin package.Over the last few quarters, we were focused on strengthening our product portfolio by leveraging the latest in technology.”


Acer yet again brings a rich suite of technological innovations – some unique to Acer and some unique to the industry, across this range of notebooks. Acer once again takes primacy in unleashing a wave of slim and powerful devices for its consumers.

The flagship Swift 7 comes packed with an all-aluminum chassis that’s less than one centimeter thin is packed in performance and stamina for all-day productivity. The new 7th Generation Intel Core processors sets a new bar for performance and efficiency enabling amazingly fast, responsive designs that are also incredibly thin and light.


Acer Swift 7– Ultra-Slim with All-Day Battery Life

The Swift 7 weighs in at just 2.48 pounds (1.1 kg) and measures a mere 0.39 inches (9.98 mm) thin, making it the world’s first laptop to measureless than 1cm thin. Its black-and-gold dual tone design brings touch of elegance to its durable all-aluminum uni-body, while tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 adds superior scratch resistance to the 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display with a micro-bezel. With up to 9 hours of battery life, it is the perfect notebook for those on the go.


The top-of-the-line performance is delivered through a 7thGeneration Intel Core i5 processor, fast 256 GB SSD and up to 8GB of memory.  The latest wireless technology (2×2 802.11ac with MU-MIMO) delivers reliable and up to three times faster connections, while dual USB 3.1 Type-C port ensures lightning quick data transfer. The machine doesn’t skip on delivering premium audio either, equipped with Dolby Audio Premium and Acer True Harmony they work together to immerse you in clear and bold virtual surround sound. Ergonomically designed large precision track pad ensure an easy and comfortable navigation around the beautiful screen. An HD webcam with HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging support provides clear, bright and detailed images.


The new Acer Aspire Swift 7 compliments the existing line of premium slim line series from Acer and positions itself as the top of the line option for anyone looking for the ultimate slim laptop with exquisite styling.


About Acer

Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that enhance people’s lives. Acer’s product offerings include PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets, smartphones, and wearables. The company is also developing cloud solutions to bring together the Internet of Things. Acer employs 7,000 people and ranks No. 4 for total PCs globally (IDC 2014). Revenues for 2014 reached US$10.39 billion.


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*Based on Acer’s internal survey as of August 31, 2016 of competitors shipping > 1 million units worldwide annually with clamshell design. Windows or OSX, measured at z-height, Intel Core i-processor, non-detachable keyboard.

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