The world’s lightest 16-inch 4K OLED laptop, the Acer Swift Edge (SFA16-41), has been unveiled by Acer. The 16-inch laptop is powered by AMD RyzenTM 7 PRO 6850U and AMD RyzenTM 5 PRO 6650U and was created to help meet the productivity and creativity requirements of the modern hybrid workforce. The security processor, which is integrated with Microsoft Pluton, provides additional security to shield sensitive assets from online threats. A 4K OLED (3,840 x 2,400 pixels) display supporting 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut and 500 nits of peak brightness for movie-quality visuals is also included in the Acer Swift Edge. The Acer Swift Edge has won a Red Dot 2022 award and a 2022 Good Design award for its exceptional product design.
Sleek, Bold, and Ultralight Design
The 16-inch laptop is slim and light, with a straightforward aesthetic. The ultra-slim magnesium-aluminium (Mg-Al alloy) chassis on the Acer Swift Edge, which weighs just 1.17 kg and measures 12.95 mm in height, greatly increases portability and durability. The design concept exhibits exact linear structural elements, a sharp rear edge, and a straightforward aesthetic that carries over the sleek and luxurious feel of the Swift series. The Acer Swift Edge is a great and fashionable option for mobile workers with active and fast-paced lifestyles thanks to its brilliant display, thoughtful hinge design, and sharp-cut front recess.
Cutting-edge Performance and Security Features
The Acer Swift Edge is outfitted to fulfil the performance requirements of preferred applications and business requirements thanks to AMD RyzenTM PRO 6000 Series CPUs. With up to 8 high performance “Zen 3+” cores constructed on cutting-edge 6 nm process technology, power users receive extraordinary processing speed and smooth responsiveness that speed up their productivity and collaboration. For IT managers, AMD PRO technologies offer comprehensive manageability choices that scale for long-term stability and reliability as well as multi-layered security capabilities to help keep threats at bay.
The processors incorporate Microsoft Pluton, a security processor created by Microsoft, which fortifies fresh Windows 11 PCs with extra security for delicate assets like credentials and encryption keys. The addition of biometric authentication and a Noble Wedge Lock slot adds an extra layer of security protection to help protect the user and business data, further putting users at ease
A single push of the power button wakes up and unlocks the device thanks to the fingerprint sensor that is integrated into the button.
Sensational Display and Connectivity
With a stunning 4K OLED (3840×2400) display, cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut compatibility, brilliant 500 nits peak brightness, and a speedy response time of fewer than 0.2 milliseconds, the Acer Swift Edge offers a breathtaking variety of lifelike colours and exquisite image quality. For a comfortable and prolonged viewing experience, the 16-inch laptop also offers a small bezel, a 92% screen-to-body ratio, and VESA DisplayHDRTM True Black 500 and TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® display certifications.
Additionally supporting the future generation’s sophisticated connectivity requirements is the brand-new Acer Swift Edge. It supports smooth 4K streaming as well as Wi-Fi 6E for fast wireless connectivity and file sharing. Additionally, it offers a generous selection of necessary connectors like 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 raising the bar for portable ease and productivity.
Pricing and Availability
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.