AMD’s Ryzen processors are slowly but surely gaining a place among the top processors for both thin models PC laptops And gaming laptops. Now, Acer has just released a new option based on AMD’s latest and greatest Zen 4 CPUs: the Swift Edge 16.
The Swift Edge 16 is Acer’s latest thin and light notebook, and its biggest selling point is of course the Ryzen 7040 CPU lineup it houses. Acer hasn’t specified which is the top-of-the-line processor in this particular line of laptops, but has stated that it can be paired with up to an AMD Radeon 780M GPU. It also features up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 2TB of storage.
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The laptop’s body is only 12.95mm thick, making it one of the slimmest and most powerful laptops on the market. In addition, it weighs only 1.23 kg. And despite its relatively light weight, it packs a powerful 16-inch display with a resolution of 3200 x 2000 and an aspect ratio of 120 Hz. Other features include: wifi 7to get a head start on the hottest wireless technology to come, a 1440p QHD webcam for superb video call quality, and plenty of connectivity options including two USB4 ports and one HDMI 2.1 port. It even has a MicroSD card reader.
The laptop is slated to go on sale in July starting at $1,299. So keep an eye out for the retailer of your choice. There is no product list yet, but it should appear on Acer’s online store when the time comes.