Acer is kicking off their annual Acer Day 2022 showcase at Pavilion Bukit Jalil mall starting from today with a slew of new laptop releases for Malaysia spearheaded by their refreshed Swift 5 ultraportable along with their Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 laptops to cater to all price points and needs.
Acer Swift 5 Malaysia price and specifications
The revamped Acer Swift 5 weighs just 1.2kg and is carved from a single block of aerospace grade aluminium that lends it strength and durability while retaining a slim 14.95mm thin chassis when viewed from the side.
In terms of hardware, the Acer Swift 5 comes in three possible configurations for Malaysia that vary in terms of processor, screen type and storage. Of note with all variants of the Acer Swift 5 is the inclusion of an antibacterial silver-ion coating all across its display and chassis as well as a free copy of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2021 installed.
The top of the line configuration features a 14-inch IPS WQXGA TFT LCD touchscreen display with a 2,560 x 1,600 pixels resolution, a tall 16:10 aspect ratio and a sharp 425 nits peak brightness. This is paired with an efficient 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1260P processor, 16GB LPDDR4 RAM , a 1TB SSD, Intel Iris Xe graphics and a rated 9.5 hours of battery life. This top of the line version costs RM6,599.
A slightly more affordable version that costs RM5,999 uses a 14-inch WUXGA TFT LCD, 1,920 x 1,200 pixels resolution touch display while retaining the same 12th Gen i7-1260P, 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 1TB SSD, Intel Iris Xe graphics and 9.5 hours of battery life. The entry level variant costs RM4,699 uses a 12th Gen I5-1240P processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD and the same 14-inch WUXGA resolution touch display as the mid-tier variant.
Acer Aspire 5 and Acer Aspire 3 Malaysia price and specifications
The Acer Aspire 5 comes in 2 possible configurations that max out at a modest RM3,099 or a low RM2,599. The top of the line RM3,099 variant has a 15.6-inch 1080P TFT LCD display, a 12th Gen i5-1235U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM with the option to upgrade to 32GB on your own, a 512GB SSD, Iris Xe graphics and a rated 7.5 hours of battery life.
The entry level version is otherwise similar save for the use of a 12th Gen i3-1215U processor for the aforementioned RM2,599. All versions come with a free copy of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2021.
The Acer Aspire 3 comes in four potential variants with the entry level variant retailing for RM2,499 while offering a 15.6-inch 1080P TFT LCD display, a 12th Gen i3-1215U processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, a 256GB SSD and Intel Iris Xe graphics with 6.5 hours of battery life. Slightly up the totem pole is a version that’s mostly similar save for the use of a 12th Gen i5-1235U CPU and a 512GB SSD for RM2,899.
Another variant upguns the Intel Irix Xe graphics and swaps them out for an NVIDIA GeForce MX550 GPU with 2GB GDDR6 vRAM for RM3,399. The top of the line version has a 12th Gen i7-1255U CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 512GB SSD and Iris Xe graphics for RM3,699. All versions of the Acer Aspire 3 also ship with a free copy of Microsoft Office Home & Student 2021.
In terms of availability, the Acer Swift 5, Aspire 3 and Aspire 5 are all available at all authorised retailers in Malaysia nationwide and Acer’s official website for Malaysia at https://www.acer.com/ac/en/MY/content/home