Computex 2019: Acer unveils Ryzen-powered Nitro 5 and Swift 3 notebooks

Ahead of next week’s Computex show in Taipei, Acer has announced support for 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics on the Nitro 5 gaming notebook and the Swift 3 thin-and-light notebook.

Nitro 5 (pictured above)

The Nitro 5 is powered by up to 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor with Radeon RX 560X Graphics. It comes with a choice of a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS or 15.6-inch FHD IPS 144hz panel with an 80% screen-to-body ratio. The Nitro 5 also has Gigabit Wi-Fi 5 with 2×2 MU-MIMO technology. Users can also connect supporting gadgets with an array of ports such as HDMI 2.0, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps), and more.

The Nitro 5 features dual fans, plus Acer CoolBoost technology and a dual exhaust port designed to keep it cool during extended gaming sessions. CoolBoost increases fan speed by 10% and CPU and GPU cooling by 9% compared to auto mode.

Swift 3

Up to 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen 7 3700U processors with Radeon Vega Graphics on the Swift 3 notebook
promises to deliver “power and efficiency”. With optional discrete Radeon 540X graphics, customers have the performance they need for more computing-intensive tasks such as video editing and casual gaming.

The Swift 3 comes with a 14-inch FHD IPS narrow bezel display, a design that opens 180-degrees to lay-flat, and the latest technologies for performance and connectivity, packed into a super-light 1.45 kg (3.2 pounds) design that is only 17.95 mm thin (0.71 inches).

The new Nitro 5 and Swift 3 with 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen mobile processors will be on display at Acer’s showcase at Xinyi Plaza, Xiangti Avenue Plaza in Taipei on May 28th to June 2, 2019.

The Nitro 5 with 15-inch Full HD IPS display will be available in EMEA in July, starting at €799/£699. The Swift 3 with 14-inch FHD IPS display will be available in EMEA in July, starting at €499/£399. Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region.

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