Acer announces world’s thinnest computer

Acer has just announced its latest notebook range at CES 2018. As part of their new line-up, a low profile and lightweight device is about to set a new record for being the slimmest computer on the global market.

Its former three generations of notebooks have all received updates. The Acer Swift 7, for example, was announced as the ‘Thinnest Computer in the World’ – coming in with a thickness of only 8.98mm, even thinner than its predecessor.

The company also introduced updates for the Spin 3 and Nitro 5.

Apart from being very thin, the Swift 7 also features 4G LTE connectivity. It comes with a 7th generation Core i7 processor (instead of the more common 8th generation), but it does offer 256 GB of PCIe SSD and 8GB RAM. The company has also enhanced the screen, which now offers 1080p resolution and a 14-inch panel.

It comes with a price tax of $1,699 (about £1,250) and it should be on the shelves by March.

Acer also launched an improved version of Nitro 5, its gaming laptop, which offers a 15.6-inch screen and 1080p resolution. This model now boasts an AMD Radeon RX560 graphics card and SSD storage and RAM of up to 512GB and 32GB respectively.

Finally, the firm also announced an upgraded Spin 3 with 8th generation Intel Core processors. The display is smaller – 14 inches compared to the previous 15.6 inches – with a 1080p display. This device can, of course, rotate to transform it into a tablet.