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Acer has launched the Swift X 16 (SFX16-61G), its new creator laptop designed to provide high-performance features for video editing, 3D rendering, and graphic design

The Acer Swift X 16 boasts an option for a 16:10 OLED display supporting 100% DCI-P3 and 500 nits peak brightness, delivering captivating color and clarity to enhance the creativity of the user.

The Swift X 16 comes with a sleek 17.9 mm thin design and is powered by up to the AMD Ryzen 9 7940H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU. It also comes with up to 16 GB of LPDDR5 memory, up to 2 TB of PCIe Gen 4 SDD storage, and a MicroSD slot for added storage space

Created for creators

The aluminium-built laptop features a TwinAir cooling system, a larger battery, and essential connection ports including USB Type-C, HDMI 2.1, and WI-FI 6E to increase productivity.

Users will also benefit from a boosted video conferencing and streaming experience thanks to the 1080p FHD camera utilizing Acer’s Temporal Noise Reduction (TNR) and AI technologies for clear and sharp video.

It also features the largest touchpad among Acer’s current laptop products. 

The Swift X 16 comes with upgraded TwinAir cooling ensuring that air intake by up to 36% from its larger fans and newly added turbo mode, ensuring users can work for extended periods without worrying about the device overheating.

The company says the Acer Swift X 16 is perfect for live streaming, video blogging, and video conferencing, and, thanks to its high-resolution 1080p FHD camera that leverages Acer PurifiedView’s suite of AI features. The laptop also comes with Windows Hello via its fingerprint reader together with Wake on Voice which offers secure logins and convenience. 

The Acer Swift X 16 will be available in North America starting in July 2023 and will be priced at $1,249.99, in EMEA in June starting at EUR 1,566 and in China in May starting at ¥7,999. However, exact specs, availability, and pricing may vary by region.

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