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Acer’s AMD Ryzen-powered Swift 3 is an ideal work-from-home companion

Published Nov 24, 2020 11:28 pm

The demand for laptops has skyrocketed in the past couple of months as millions of employees and students shifted to remote working and online learning due to the ongoing pandemic. But even before the onset of the lockdown, people have always been on the lookout for a reliable workhorse that can easily help them accomplish their daily tasks without fail and delays.

But with a wide variety of laptops today, choosing the right machine that perfectly fit your specific needs is a daunting task. So, we're here to make your life easier and handpicked a game-changer ultrabook that you might want to consider: the 2020 AMD Ryzen-powered Acer Swift 3.

The Acer ultrabook sports a slender silver chassis made from aluminum and magnesium. The lid features a shiny Acer logo while the center of the hinge is printed with a stylish Swift font. Inside, the Swift 3 sports a 14-inch IPS display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and comes with narrow bezels and a 720p webcam at the top. It also boasts a polished, all-silver, white backlit-enabled keyboard as well as a small Windows Hello-enabled fingerprint reader for easy logging-ins.

Powering Acer’s budget-friendly workhorse is an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U octa-core processor paired with an AMD Radeon graphics card, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD memory storage. In terms of battery life, the newest addition to the Swift lineup promises to last up to 13 hours with a 30-minute fast-charging capability that can provide up to four hours of use in cases of emergency.

Apart from its sleek design and performance, the Swift 3 is also engineered for portability. It weighs as little as 1.2kg, and as slim as 15.95mm and can be titled up to 180-degrees to suit your viewing needs. Despite being thin and lightweight, Acer’s Swift 3 is capable of housing a number of ports including a USB Type-C, HDMI, and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports on the left, while the right side has a Kensington lock port, a USB 2.0 port and a headphone jack.

Acer’s AMD Ryzen-powered Swift 3 can not just handle your typical daily workload with ease, but can also power through multiple tabs and apps that are simultaneously running in the background. Apart from that, it’s also formidable in handling seamless professional video and photo editing, even gaming at a comfortable amount of frames-per-second.

With its refined look, design, performance and durability, Acer's latest offering is definitely something to consider before pulling the trigger on a new machine. Whether it’s for work, school or plainly for entertainment, rest assured that this ultrabook won’t disappoint.

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