Acer Swift 5 Malaysia release: 12th gen Intel Core i7 CPU and 14-inch IPS touch display from RM4699

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Combined with Acer Day 2022 Today Acer Malaysia is releasing a catalog of new laptops for our local market, one of which is the new one Acer Swift 5. With the latest 12th generation Intel Core i7 and i5 processors, the laptop offers performance and mobility for busy professionals, students and families.

In terms of design, Acer praised the Swift 5 as sleek and contemporary, thanks to a CNC-machined aerospace-aluminum unibody. It’s also relatively light at just 1.2kg despite being 14.95mm in size.


Offered in 3 variants, the Swift 5 features a 14-inch IPS WQXGA display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and 425 nits of brightness for the high-end models and 1920 x 1200 pixels and 340 nits of brightness for the higher-end models the base model. All variants have a screen-to-body ratio of 92.22 percent, support for Acer CineCrystal FT-LCD with LED backlighting, multi-touch, antibacterial cover glass, an aspect ratio of 16:10 and 100 percent sRGB color space.

Under the hood, the high-end models are powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i7, while the base model packs the 12th Gen Intel Core i5. All variants use Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 1TB of PCIe NVMe SSD storage.


In addition, the Swift 5 features an integrated fingerprint reader on the power button, antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass to protect touch surfaces, and an air intake on the backlit keyboard for better cooling. Speaking of the latter, the laptop comes with an upgraded TwinAir dual fan system with D6 heat pipes.

Acer has also ensured the Swift 5 is verified with Intel Evo to meet key experience goals, including instant wake-up from sleep, 10 hours of real-world battery life, and a 30-minute charge yielding over 4 hours of battery life. Additionally, the laptop’s OceanGlass touchpad is made from plastic waste from the ocean and offers a glass-like tactile feel while supporting multi-finger gestures.

You can view the available variants and their respective specifications below:

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The new Acer Swift 5 is available from today on the Acer eStore, the Acer Official Store on Shopee and Lazada, and Acer Authorized Resellers, starting at RM4699. In addition, customers who purchase the new Swift 5 before September 30, 2022 will be eligible to redeem a Sleeve Case, Urban Backpack and RM120 Touch n’ Go eWallet credit while during the ongoing Acer Day Roadshow through 2020 an additional discount of RM100 is available August 7, 2022.

For more information about the Swift 5 and other Acer products, visit the company’s official website or Facebook page. As always, stay tuned to TechNave for the latest tech news and releases in Malaysia and beyond!

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