Acer Unveils Its First Copilot+ PC, the Swift 14 AI Laptop

Acer has launched its first Copilot+ PC, the Swift 14 AI, marking a significant advancement in AI technology for laptops. This launch, in collaboration with Microsoft and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., introduces a range of new AI capabilities and experiences, designed to enhance productivity and mobility.

A New Era of AI-Enhanced Computing
Powered by Snapdragon® X Series platforms, including the Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus, the Swift 14 AI integrates one of the fastest Neural Processing Units (NPU) for laptops, capable of 45 Trillions of Operations Per Second (TOPS). This high-performance AI processing power ensures that the Swift 14 AI delivers unprecedented efficiency, all-day battery life, and enhanced AI-driven experiences.

“The Swift 14 AI is engineered for AI from the inside out and represents the first in a series of Acer Copilot+ PCs,” said Jerry Kao, COO, Acer Inc. “These next-generation AI PCs offer significant leaps in processing power, unlocking new experiences that users will love.”

Enhanced Features and User Experience
The Swift 14 AI supports various AI features in Windows 11, such as Recall, Cocreator, Live Captions, Windows Studio Effects, and Auto Super Resolution. These features make the laptop one of the most powerful and intelligent in its class, providing users with tools to streamline tasks, enhance productivity, and improve communication.

Mark Linton, VP Device Partner Sales at Microsoft, emphasized the collaboration’s importance: “Our work with Acer brings AI technology to a broad range of devices, balancing style, performance, and affordability, while focusing on sustainability. The Swift 14 AI showcases how on-device and cloud AI can empower individuals and organizations to achieve more.”

Snapdragon X Series: Powering the Future
The Snapdragon X Series processors in the Swift 14 AI are built for AI, featuring 12 high-performance CPU cores, an integrated Qualcomm Adreno™ GPU, and a Qualcomm Hexagon™ NPU. These components ensure that the Swift 14 AI can handle demanding multitasking workloads without compromising power efficiency.

Kedar Kondap, Senior VP & GM of Compute & Gaming at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., praised the device: “The Swift 14 AI, powered by the Snapdragon X Elite platform, delivers groundbreaking AI capabilities, enhancing productivity and creativity. It is a game-changer in AI-enabled laptops.”

Premium Design and Sustainable Practices
The Swift 14 AI features a 14.5-inch WQXGA display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® Certification, and a 180-degree hinge design for flexibility. It includes a 1440p QHD IR webcam, triple microphone array, and advanced AI conferencing tools for optimal video call performance.

Acer emphasizes sustainability with the Swift 14 AI, using PCR plastic, 100% recyclable packaging, and achieving EPEAT Gold certification.

Pricing and Availability
The Acer Swift 14 AI (SF14-11) will be available in North America in July starting at USD 1,099, and in EMEA in June starting at EUR 1,499. For detailed specifications, prices, and availability in specific markets, visit www.acer.com.

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