The Acer Swift Edge 16 SFA16-41 is a new thin and light laptop with a 16-inch OLED 4K DCI-P3 screen that runs on AMD Rembrandt processor up to Ryzen 7 with PCIe 4.0 SSD storage, Wi-Fi 6E and USB-C connectivity or Microsoft Pluto.
The Acer Swift Edge 16 SFA16-41 is a new thin and light laptop that weighs 1.17 Kg and measures 356.7 x 242.3 x 12.95-13.95 mm.
It offers an announced autonomy of 7h30 under Windows 11 with its Li-Ion battery 3 cells 54Whr.
Its display is entrusted to a 16-inch OLED 4K Ultra HD (3840×2400) 16/10th 100% 0.2ms DCI-P3 HDR True Black 500 CineCrystal screen.
It is one of the very first laptops to be equipped with a Microsoft Pluto security chip to protect the user’s data as well as their identity by offering protection against physical and software attacks.
Logically, a biometric authentication solution via Windows Hello is part of the game, in the form of a fingerprint reader.
There is also obviously a backlit chiclet keyboard but without numeric keypad while this feature is standard from 15 inches. As well as 2 speakers and a Full HD webcam with microphone (Blue Glass Lens).
The Acer Swift Edge 16 SFA16-41 is based on a low-power AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) processor Rembrandt Hexa Core Ryzen 5 6600U (2.9 GHz) with Radeon 660M graphics, Hexa Core Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U (2.9 GHz, Radeon 660M), Octo Core Ryzen 7 6800U (2.7 GHz, Radeon 680M) or Octo Core Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U (2.7 GHz, Radeon 680M).
The core also consists of LPDDR5 6400MHz soldered RAM with a maximum capacity of 32 GB as well as M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD storage with a capacity of 512 GB or 1 TB.
On the connectivity side, this laptop is equipped with Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.2 modules, an HDMI 2.1 video output, a headphone/mic combo audio port, 2 USB 3.2 and 2 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2).
Designed in an alloy 20% lighter and 2 times more robust than conventional aluminum, the Acer Swift Edge 16 SFA16-41 is available in various colors such as blue/silver or black.
Across the Atlantic, its price is $ 1499 with a Ryzen 7 6800U, 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB SSD.
It is expected in November in France from 1299 euros.