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Acer has unveiled its first Copilot+ PC, the Swift 14 AI laptop, in collaboration with Microsoft and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., marking a new era in AI-driven user experiences on Windows 11. This laptop features multiple models powered by Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus platforms, incorporating some of the world’s fastest NPUs for on-device AI processing. These advancements enable users to streamline tasks and manage complex workloads more effectively.

“Engineered for AI from the inside out, the Swift 14 AI is the first among many Acer Copilot+ PCs to come,” said Jerry Kao, COO of Acer Inc. “These next-generation AI PCs significantly enhance AI processing power, unlocking new experiences that we know users will love.”

Mark Linton, VP of Device Partner Sales at Microsoft Corp, added, “Our collaboration with Acer brings AI technology to its range of Windows PCs, from sleek ultrabooks to powerful gaming rigs. This partnership delivers productive and secure PCs that balance style and performance with affordability, making technology more accessible and sustainable. With the launch of Acer’s Copilot+ PC, the Swift 14 AI, we will bring new AI experiences to life, empowering individuals and organizations to achieve more through on-device and cloud AI.”

“The Swift 14 AI showcases the power, performance, and intelligence of the Snapdragon X Elite platform,” said Kedar Kondap, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Compute & Gaming at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “With the world’s fastest NPU for laptops and high-performance CPU cores, the Swift 14 AI delivers groundbreaking AI capabilities, enhanced productivity, and creativity, making it a game-changer in AI-enabled laptops.”

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Snapdragon X Series Platforms: Powering Next-Generation AI PCs

The Snapdragon X Series processors are designed for AI, making them some of the most powerful and efficient processors for Windows. The new Acer Swift 14 AI, powered by Snapdragon X Elite, boasts 12 high-performance CPU cores on a 4nm process node, an integrated Qualcomm Adreno GPU of 3.8 TFLOPS, and a Qualcomm Hexagon NPU capable of 45 TOPS. With up to 32 GB LPDDR5X-8533 memory and up to 1 TB NVMe PCIe Gen 4 SSD, the Swift 14 AI handles demanding multi-tasking workloads smoothly across productivity, creativity, and entertainment scenarios. These processors also support a wide range of premium apps optimized for Arm-compatible architecture, ensuring efficient performance.

A New AI Era with Copilot+ PCs

The Swift 14 AI leverages powerful AI to enhance productivity, creativity, and communication experiences. Features like Recall allow users to easily find past content on their PC by describing memorable clues, and Live Captions with live translations provide real-time speech captions and translations from 44 languages into English. Cocreator enables users to co-create AI-generated images and texts, while Auto Super Resolution upscales game graphics in real time without sacrificing performance. Windows Studio Effects improve video call lighting and noise cancellation and offer artistic filters via Quick settings, allowing users to express themselves creatively during calls. The dedicated Copilot key provides easy access to the everyday AI companion.

Specifications

Name

Acer Swift 14 AI

Model

SF14-11/ SF14-11T

Operating System

Windows 11 for ARM64

Processors

Snapdragon™ X Elite X1E-78-100 processor (12 cores up to 3.4 GHz, integrating Qualcomm Hexagon™ NPU AI Engine up to 45 TOPs)

Snapdragon™ X Plus X1P-64-100 processor (10 cores up to 3.4 GHz, integrating Qualcomm Hexagon™ NPU AI Engine up to 45 TOPs)

Graphics

Qualcomm® Adreno™, up to 3.8 TFLOPS

Screen

14.5″ WQXGA (2560×1600) Display with IPS Technology, 120 Hz, 16:10 aspect ratio 100% sRGB, TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe® Certified 2.0[1], Touchscreen option

Memory

Up to 32 GB dual-channel LPDDR5X-8533 SDRAM

Storage

Up to 1 TB, PCIe Gen4, NVMe

Camera

1440p QHD IR camera, with Privacy Shutter and Triple-mic support

Audio

DTS® X Audio, dual speakers

Ports

Two USB Type-C (supporting DisplayPort, USB charging), Two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, headphone/speaker jack

Battery

75 Wh 3-cell Li-ion battery, fast charging; provides battery life up to 16 hours[4]

Wireless and Networking

Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4 or above

Features

Microsoft Copilot+ Copilot Key, AcerSense™ + Experience Zone + AcerSense key, Acer PurifiedVoice™ 2.0, Acer PurifiedView™ 2.0, Activity Indicator, Backlit keyboard

Dimensions

322.6 (W) x 225.95 (D) x 14.9 (H) mm [12.7 (W) x 8.9 (D) x 0.59 (H) inches]

Weight

1.36 kg (2.99 lbs.)

Premium Design and Features

The Swift 14 AI sports a refined design exclusive to Copilot+ PCs, featuring a unique AI icon on the cover and an Activity Indicator on the touchpad. It boasts a 14.5-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IPS display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB colour gamut support. The laptop offers edge-to-edge touchscreen options and TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe Certification 2.0 to reduce harmful blue light effects. A 180-degree hinge allows for flexible usage modes and easy one-hand opening of the aluminium cover.

Equipped with a 1440p QHD IR webcam, triple microphone array, and privacy shutter, the Swift 14 AI supports Acer’s AI-boosted conferencing tools, Acer PurifiedView 2.0 and Acer PurifiedVoice 2.0, ensuring users always look and sound their best. Acer QuickPanel facilitates easy calibration, while a dedicated key leads to the AcerSense app for device management and access to AI features in the Experience Zone.

The Copilot+ PC includes Windows Hello for secure biometric and facial recognition login. Sustainability is a key focus, with the Swift 14 AI utilizing PCR plastic, shipping in 100% recyclable packaging, and earning EPEAT Gold certification. The device offers Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4 connectivity for speeds up to 5.8 Gbps and low network latency, along with generous port selections including two USB Type-C and two USB 3.2 Type-A ports.

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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.