Product code: 82711508
A mid-sized laptop from Acer, designed with everyday use in mind. The 15.6" screen has a full HD resolution, ideal for watching videos or working through documents. In Sparkly Silver, it's the ideal choice for the fashion conscious user.
Packed with tech
The 1TB HDD has loads of a room for your photos, music and videos. Equipped with an Intel® Core™ i7 8550U processor, you can expect to power through everyday tasks like word processing, spreadsheets or web browsing. Between the powerful processor and dedicated GeForce graphics card, you'll also be able to manage light gaming tasks.
Boosted by Intel Optane
With 8GB RAM installed you can expect impressive performance. The Swift 3 also features Intel's latest Optane technology. The 16GB of Optane memory work as a bridge between RAM and the hard drive, enabling faster data transfer and retrieval when you need it.
The revolutionary, reversible USB Type-C port gives you high-speed access to the latest high-performance peripherals. With the HDMI port, you can connect to monitors, TVs or projectors with no hassle. It's supremely energy-efficient too, meaning fewer trips to the power socket!
- 3D Ready
- Accessories Included
- Audio Details
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Acer TrueHarmony
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- up to 7 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play or burn (write to) Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- 720p HD
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- W359 x H16.9 x D243mm
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via an ethernet cable (available separately).
- Graphics Card Series
- NVIDIA GeForce
- Graphics card
A component that generates the image you see on your computer screen. More sophisticated graphics card feature memory dedicated to graphics, which is important for a gaming PC
- GeForce MX150
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- 1TB HDD
- Internal Storage
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask. Measured in GB, More RAM will help to run games or demanding programs like video editing more efficiently.
- 8GB + 16GB Intel Optane
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card. Please check that the slot type is compatible with your memory card type
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Windows 10
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Windows 10 (64 bit)
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- 1 x USB Type-C, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, HDMI
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run. Modern processors feature multiple cores that can adapt the speed they run at depending on the task
- Intel® Core™ i7 8550U
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet
- Intel Core i7
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks and often have multiple cores. Measured in GHz
- Swift 3
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- 14.1" to 16"
- TV tuner card
TV tuner card
Device that receives digital free-to-air terrestrial and/or analogue television services
- Touch Screen
- Multi Touch
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
- Yes - Cortana
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11a/c