Acer unveils fanless Switch 7 with dedicated graphics, affordable Spin 5 convertible

Acer's new Switch 7 black edition is a worthy rival to the Surface Pro               Acer

The company claims that the device is the "world's first" fanless 2-in-1 notebook equipped with discrete graphics.

It's been a busy day for Acer. The Wacom tech is paired with a 13.5-inch 2256 x 1504 IPS display and the promise of wide viewing angles. The hardware is cooled by Acer's Dual LiquidLoop cooling system which is based on the type of heat pipe technology often found in air-cooled heatsinks. It runs on Window 10, supports Windows Hello, and even includes an optical-based under-glass fingerprint sensor that lets you power on the device through user authentication. The device is powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics.

Along with an unreasonably powered gaming PC, Acer did have some relatively reasonable products on offer at the IFA today, with the most productivity-filled one being the new Acer Spin 5. More concrete is the mention of ultralight magnesium-lithium allows for the top and bottom cover, and magnesium allows for extra sturdiness at the palm rest.

As expected, the Acer Swift 5 also features an 8th-generation Intel Core processor (unspecified at this point), and boasts a fairly generous 8-hour battery life. Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake-R processors are the first to bring four physical cores and eight threads to ultrabooks. These new processor options are the foundation for Acer's next-generation Swift, Spin, and Switch models, and specifically the Swift 5 (ultralight), Spin 5 (convertible), and Switch 7 Black Edition (stylish detachable 2-in-1). The Switch 7 Black Edition has a patented AutoStand, that automatically deploys and retracts when needed.

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The Acer Switch 7 Black Edition is the most expensive of the new laptop line-up, and will be available in Europe from December, starting at €1,999.

The Swift 5 meanwhile is designed with true portability in mind.

The full HD touchscreen has narrow bezels around all sides to offer the largest possible screen real estate, and is complemented by Dolby Audio technology for enhanced sound when watching movies and TV shows. The model will launch in the EMEA markets in December as well at 1,999 Euro.

Last, but certainly not least, is the Acer Spin 5, a lightweight convertible machine that prices in cheaper than all the other laptops revealed during the announcement. The 15 inch variation is also available with the option for discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. Acer TrueHarmony with Dolby Audio Premium technology provides great audio experience.

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