Acer Announces New Ryzen 4000 Series Laptops

It will be interesting to see the CPUs in action in this new line.

Acer Announces Sales Availability of New Swift 3 and Aspire 5 Laptops Featuring AMD Ryzen™ 4000 Series Mobile Processors

The new laptops leverage the ultra-responsive AMD processor technology for work and play


Editor’s Summary

  • The Swift 3 delivers streamlined style and performance with the 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700U Mobile Processor in a thin and light form factor weighing under 2.6 lbs.
  • The Aspire 5 pairs the latest 6-core AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U Mobile Processor with an array of features for maximum performance and value.

SAN JOSE, Calif (March 30, 2020) Acer today announced the availability of new Swift 3 and Aspire 5 laptops featuring AMD Ryzen 4000 U-Series Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Graphics. The Swift 3 features a svelte design for customers who need performance in a portable form factor. The Aspire delivers the performance, features and portability for customers who want to maximize both performance and value.

Swift 3 (SF314-42) is Thin, Light and Powerful

Providing an ideal balance between style, power and efficiency, the new Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) line uses the ultra-responsive 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700U Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Graphics to bring incredible performance for work and play. This premium performance makes the Swift 3 ideal for mobile professionals, business users visiting customers and clients, and home customers on-the-go. Plus, the Swift 3 is always ready with a fast-charging battery that can provide up to 11.5 hours of battery life when fully charged, and up to 4 hours of use after only 30 minutes of charging.[1]

The Swift 3’s svelte and stylish design features an aluminum chassis and a magnesium-aluminum lid. It weighs just 2.6 lbs. and measures 0.63 inches thin, so it’s easy to take anywhere. The Swift 3’s ultra-narrow 0.22-inch bezels provide a screen-to-body ratio of up to 82.73 percent, keeping the focus on the Full HD 14-inch display’s vibrant images.

Aspire 5 Pairs Latest Tech and Full Array of Features

Aimed at families, small businesses and anyone who needs the latest technology, features and ports, the Acer Aspire 5 is powered by a 6-core AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Graphics to deliver excellent performance for faster app-loading and smoother multitasking. This combination pairs with the latest technologies including up to 24GB memory and massive storage capacities of up to 1TB PCIe SSD and up to 2TB HDD.

The Aspire 5 features a sandblasted aluminum lid and a 15.6 inch Full HD IPS display surrounded by narrow bezels to offer more screen real estate. Acer Color Intelligence delivers true-to-life colors and TrueHarmony technology brings music and movies to life.

Pricing and Availability

Configurations of the Swift 3 (SF314-42) start at just $629.99 MSRP and will be available in April.

Configurations of the Aspire 5 (A515-44) start at just $519.99 MSRP and will be available in June.