Acer debuted the new Spin 5 and Spin 3 in its popular convertible notebook as well as Swift 3 models in its ultra-portable notebook series. Professionals and students will appreciate the flexible design of the Spin series that allows them to effortlessly sketch, take notes, create content and give presentations throughout their day, all with one easy twist. The new Swift 3 series makes a perfect companion for people who work on the go, with sleek metal chassis, high screen-to-body ratio, and long-lasting batteries.
“The new Acer Spin 5 and Spin 3 are excellent choices for anyone looking for a single system that can handle work, school, entertainment and their hobbies,” said James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business, Acer Inc. “The combination of thinner and lighter form factors, thin-bezel touch displays and the latest in Active Stylus technology make the new Spin 5 and Spin 3 convertibles the ideal choices for anyone who wants to get a lot done in a variety of modes.”
Spin 5 and Spin 3
The new Spin 5 and Spin 3 feature slimmer designs that make their convertible form factors more enjoyable to use with four usage modes: tablet, notebook, display or tent. Durable 360-degree hinges allow smooth transitions between modes, so professionals and students can effortlessly change tasks. An optional backlit keyboard extends productivity to low-light environments.
Measuring only 0.59 inches (14.9 mm) thin, the Spin 5 (SP513-54N) features an eye-catching 13.5-inch 2K touch display surrounded by slim bezels that are only 7.78 mm narrow, giving it an 80% screen-to-body ratio. Plus, the Spin 5’s magnesium-aluminum chassis and palm rest make it durable and lightweight — only 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg).
Offering a large 14-inch Full HD display, the new Spin 3 (SP314-54N) has a traditional 16:9 aspect ratio and thin 7.82 mm bezels that provide a 78% screen-to-body ratio. Weighing 3.31 pounds (1.5 kg) and measuring 0.67 inches (16.9 mm) thin, the sleek and stylish aluminum chassis fits comfortably into a briefcase or book bag.
Both the Spin 5 and Spin 3 come standard with a fast-charging Acer Active Stylus using Wacom AES (active electrostatic) 1.0 technology that gives users a fast and accurate writing experience. The AES technology replicates actual ink and paper with 4096 pressure levels, so writing, drawing and all pen interactions are precise and realistic.
Powered by up to latest 10th Gen Intel Core processors, the Acer Spin 5 and Spin 3 deliver solid performance up to 15 hours for the Spin 5 and up to 12 hours for the Spin 3. Both new Spin models support fast-charging, providing up to 4 hours of use, on just a 30-minute charge.
Super-fast dual-band Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) AX201 (802.11ax) connects at speeds up to 3 times faster than 802.11ac and offers improved connectivity, particularly in device-dense areas such as workplaces, airports, and homes.
Acer Swift 3 (SF313-52/G)
Measuring in at 0.63 inches (15.95 mm) thin and 2.62 pounds (1.19 kg), cased in an elegant metal chassis, the Swift 3 (SF313-52/G) is easy to slip in a bag and travel with. It features a narrow-bezel display that offers a high 83.65% screen-to-body ratio and the screen’s 3:2 aspect ratio gives 18% more room, in the form of vertical height, to read on. Further enhancing the display which supports 100% of the sRGB color space, Acer Color Intelligence and Acer ExaColor technology bring images and videos to life with eye-popping colors on the 13.5-inch screen.
Co-engineered with Intel as part of Intel’s innovation program codenamed “Project Athena,” the Swift 3 (SF313-52/G) passed rigorous testing to achieve the program’s experience targets and hardware specifications, ensuring it consistently delivers the responsiveness, instant wake, and battery life that ambitious people need to focus from anywhere.
The Swift 3 (SF313-52/G) comes with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7-1065G7 processors, the latest NVIDIA graphics, and a long-lasting battery that offers users up to 16 hours of productivity. It also supports fast-charging, providing up to 4 hours of use on just a 30-minute charge. An illuminated keyboard lets users keep typing in dark environments, and the notebook supports Wake On Voice (WoV), enabling users’ interaction with Cortana while the device is in Modern Standby mode.
Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42)
The 14-inch Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42) is a modern device that seeks to strike a balance between style, power, and efficiency. The latest generation is just 2.6 lbs (1.2 kg) light and 0.65 inches (16.55 mm) thin and comes in a lightweight metal chassis. The screen features a high screen-to-body ratio with ultra-narrow bezels.
In addition to its stylish design, AMD Ryzen 4000 series processors bring disruptive performance powered by innovative 7 nm process technology and “Zen 2” core architecture. The Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and up to a 512 GB PCle SSD help everything on the device run lightning-fast. The Swift 3 (SF314-42) also supports secure and fast logins via Windows Hello, and Wake on Voice, allowing users to interact with Cortana when the screen is off.
The Acer Spin 5 will be available in EMEA in April, starting at EUR 999. The Acer Spin 3 will be available in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 649. The Acer Swift 3 will be available in EMEA in February, starting at EUR 699. The Acer Swift 3 [SF314-42] is available in UAE, starting at AED 2,000.
HONOR Intros HONOR X6
HONOR has announced the official launch of the HONOR X6, the latest addition to HONOR’s reliable X Series line up, bringing HONOR’s latest cutting-edge technology to more users in the Middle East. Boasting a myriad of compelling features, the HONOR X6 is equipped with an ultra-large 5000mAh battery, a triple camera system consisting of a 50MP Main Camera, and large expandable storage to go with its 4GB+64GB memory, making smartphone innovations more accessible.
Equipped with a 5000mAh battery, the HONOR X6 delivers up to 17 hours of online video streaming, 18 hours of social media browsing, or 31 hours of music playback, all enabled by a single charge to power users throughout the day. The HONOR X6 features a rear triple camera system comprising a 50MP Main Camera, a 2MP Macro Camera, and a 2MP Depth Camera. The impressive combination of cameras allows users to easily capture and record all their favorite memories, fulfilling their appetite for creative expression anytime, anywhere.
Alongside the 64GB ROM, the HONOR X6 also supports large expandable storage of up to 1TB MicroSD, meeting the different storage requirements of users. Delivering a smart and seamless user experience, the HONOR X6 runs on HONOR Magic UI 6.1 based on Android 12. Featuring HONOR Share, the HONOR X6 enables speedy wireless file transfers across HONOR devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. With the Efficient Smart Desktop feature, users can customize widgets on the home screen and access information without opening the apps, further boosting efficiency and productivity.
Boasting a 6.5-inch HONOR FullView Display, the HONOR X6 delivers an immersive viewing experience. Coupled with a host of eye care features including Eye Comfort Mode, and Dark Mode, the HONOR X6 offers an extremely pleasant viewing experience in different types of user scenarios, perfect for reading articles, streaming videos, or browsing photos, even in direct sunlight or in dimly lit environments.
Packed with the unique eBook Mode, HONOR X6 can convert the screen to black and white, improving the reading experience for smartphone users.
HONOR Pad 8 is Now Available in the UAE
HONOR has announced the official availability of the all-new HONOR Pad 8 in the UAE market following record-breaking preorders. The all-new HONOR Pad 8 delivers unrivalled entertainment experience in a sleek and compact design. Boasting an impressive 12-inch 2K HONOR FullView display, 8 Speakers with DTS: X ULTRA, and Multi-Screen Collaboration, the HONOR Pad 8 pushes industry benchmarks to help users stay entertained to the maximum.
“HONOR innovates and provides state-of-the-art products based on an in-depth understanding of local customer needs and consumer behavior, ensuring that each market receives the best-fit model,” said Zac Li, GCC Country Manager of HONOR Device Co, Ltd “We’re thrilled that HONOR Pad 8 has been getting lots of attention in the last few days and the preorder sales hit a new record in the UAE market. We will continue to bring more exciting products to the UAE market to ensure users benefit from industry-leading devices that deliver a premium experience.”
HONOR products are positioned differently to suit different customers. HONOR Pad 8 is designed to deliver a truly immersive entertainment experience with a big display, alongside powerful speakers, perfect for those who need to fulfill their entertainment needs. Additionally, the HONOR Pad 8 comes with the latest HONOR Magic UI 6.1 based on Android 12, offering a range of enhanced, customized features to provide a smart experience to users like Multi-Screen Collaboration, HONOR Share, APP Extender and Multi-Window Viewing.
Inspired by the sky at dawn, the HONOR Pad 8 is available now in classic Blue Hour in UAE markets via HONOR Online Store and Sharaf DG at an affordable price of AED 1199 with free gifts worth AED 248 including HONOR Flip Cover and HONOR CHOICE X2.
Logitech Launches its Aurora Collection in the Gulf Region
Logitech G introduced the Aurora Collection in the Gulf region, a new collection featuring the G735 Wireless Gaming Headset, G715 Wireless Gaming Keyboard, G713 Gaming Keyboard, G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse. The new collection was designed while addressing the needs and wants of women gamers and appealing to all gamers who are looking for a playful design and curated experience.
The Aurora Collection has a distinctive aesthetic and design language. It also includes Logitech G’s advanced gaming-grade technologies like LIGHTSPEED high-performance wireless technology and Blue VO!CE microphone technology. The result is a collection of gear that invites all gamers to come as they are while delivering the advanced feature set all gamers expect.
The Aurora Collection was conceptualized based on the feedback from women gamers across the community and brought to life by a team of predominantly women innovation, design, engineering, and marketing leaders at Logitech. The collection was created to meet the gaming desires and needs of an underrepresented segment of gamers and reimagine the future of gaming where representation is firmly present.
The Aurora Collection consists of:
- G735 Wireless Gaming Headset – Featuring a White Mist finish, ethereal RGB lighting, and on-ear dual-audio mixing, the G735 is a versatile option for any player. G735 is the first Logitech G headset with the feature to modulate a player’s voice. Players can enjoy long gaming sessions with 56+ hr battery life (without lighting), and experience wireless freedom through Logitech G’s award-winning LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, and Bluetooth.
- G715 and G713 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards – The G715 Wireless Gaming Keyboard and G713 Gaming Keyboard deliver low-key vibes with high-key performance so players can express themselves and play their way. A compact, tenkeyless layout, and adjustable height ensure comfort all day long. Pack it up and place it anywhere with a rechargeable battery that delivers 25 hours of non-stop gaming, and LIGHTSPEED wireless or Bluetooth connectivity. Both keyboards come with an included Cloud-Soft palm rest for all-day comfort.
- G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse –G705 Wireless Gaming Mouse is purpose-built for smaller hands with compact contoured fit, and advanced gaming technology. At just 85 grams, G705 is designed for long-lasting, lightweight comfort and performance. With a gaming-grade sensor, ultra-responsive LIGHTSPEED wireless, Bluetooth connectivity, and an easy-reach DPI-cycling button, gamers can play their best.
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