Acer unveiled a new Nitro 5 gaming laptop and the device will be available from the mid of October. The company has refreshed the Nitro 5 family with a 17.3-inch model that offers some pretty compelling specifications given its $1,199.99 price tag.
The device has a display of 1080p resolution and 144 Hz refresh rate are decent for an entry-level gaming laptop. New Acer laptop internals includes an 11th generation Intel Core i7-11800H CPU paired with Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU.
The barrel plug for the charger now goes in on the right side of the laptop as opposed to the back. Connectivity options include three USB Type-A ports, a Thunderbolt 4 port, an HDMI port, a 3.5 mm audio jack, and a Kensington slot. The Swift 5 is Acer first attempt at an ultrathin and light laptop that not only runs Windows 11 but also meets Intel Evo platform requirements. The laptop only weighs 2.29 pounds and is 0.59 inches thick.