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Acer starts a family of Swifts with two low-cost siblingsThe Swift 1 and Swift 3 are thin and light laptops with up to 10 hours of battery life, starting at less than $600.
Acer's Swift 7 is the worlds thinnest laptop, but it's also priced around $1,000. It's new line mates, the Swift 3 & 1, on the other hand, add some thickness and weight for lower prices. The higher end Swift 3 starts at $600 and comes in 14 and 15.6 inch sizes, with brushed metal bodies, full HD IPS displays, and up to ten hours of battery life. Seventh gen Intel core processors and integrated or discrete graphics are part of the packages too, and there's a finger print reader for instant logins. For a bit more flash, there's also a special edition that let's you customize the top cover with photo realistic images and is covered in gorilla glass for durability. The 13.3 inch with one Started just three hundred and thirty dollars, it still has higher end touches like in all metal chassis, a full HD IPS display, and a finger print reader. The internals are more basic though with Pentium or Celeron processors and four gigs of memory but Acer also claims this gets up to ten hours of battery life. Look for the Swift 1 and Swift 3 in June. [BLANK_AUDIO]