Best Acer Laptops 2019

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Best Acer Laptop

Acer Swift 7

Editor's Choice

Say hello to the world's thinnest laptop. The Acer Swift 7 stuffs a vibrant 1080p display, a Core i7 processor and 9 hours of battery life into an impossibly thin design. Factor in a cozy keyboard and 4G LTE capability, and you've got a gorgeous road warrior that performs as well as it looks.

Acer Swift 7 Review

Best Acer Laptops 2019
Product: Use Case: Rating:
Acer Swift 7 Best Acer Laptop 4 out of 5
Acer Aspire 5 Best Budget 4 out of 5
Acer Predator Triton 500 Best Gaming 4 out of 5
Acer Nitro 5 Best Budget Gaming 4 out of 5
Acer Spin 5 Best 2-in-1 3.5 out of 5
Acer Spin 1 Best Budget 2-in-1 4 out of 5
Acer Chromebook 13 Best Chromebook 3.5 out of 5
Acer Swift 5 Best 15-inch 4 out of 5
  • Best Budget

    Acer Aspire 5

    Editor's Choice

    Just because you can't spring for a premium laptop doesn't mean you should settle for less. Meet the Acer Aspire 5: A budget laptop that offers strong Intel Core i3 performance, a bright 15.6-inch display and long battery life -- all for an affordable $399. If you're looking to buy a premium-looking laptop with solid performanace on the cheap, the Aspire 5 is the way to go.

    Acer Aspire 5 (Core i3 2019) Review

  • Best Gaming

    Acer Predator Triton 500

    Acer may have the thin-and-light game on lock. With the Predator Triton 500, gamers get a seriously portable system that offers a great mix of graphics and overall power. And thanks to the Turbo option, you can squeeze even more power out of the GPU. In addition to that aggressive svelteness, you get a solid display and a comfortable keyboard.

    Acer Predator Triton 500 Review

  • Best Budget Gaming

    Acer Nitro 5

    The Acer Nitro 5 is an ideal option for a casual or entry-level gamer. The notebook is equipped with a powerful 9th Gen i5 CPU, capable GTX 1650 and slick design, all for under $1,000. The laptop runs games remarkably well and stays cool while doing so. We're also impressed with the abundant port selection. This machine's plastic body is a bit chunky, but the 9th Gen Core i5 processor and Nvidia GTX 1650 GPU more than makeup for the chassis.

    Acer Nitro 5 (2019) Review

  • Best 2-in-1

    Acer Spin 5

    The Acer Spin 5 has a great display, a comforatble keyboard, and, perhaps most importantly, is relatively affordable. It has Intel's 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPu, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, so the performance is solid, and the chassis is real metal as opposed to plastic with a coat of paint on it. Those who need a bit more power can get it with a Core i7 CPU.

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  • Best Budget 2-in-1

    Acer Spin 1

    The 1080p display in the Spin 1 (which starts at $329) proves that budget 2-in-1 notebooks don't need to pack the low-res 1366 x 768-pixel panels they're burdened with all-too-often. The all-metal convertible's also both thin and light, weighing 2.76 pounds and measuring 0.55 inches thick. Its internal specs don't surprise, though, as it packs Pentium or Celeron CPUs and 4GB of RAM.

  • Best Chromebook

    Acer Chromebook 13

    Acer has entered the premium Chromebook arena in style with the Acer Chromebook 13, which packs powerful Intel U-series performance and a crisp 2256 x 1504 display into a slick aluminum chassis. The Chromebook 13 stays cool and comfortable when juggling a multitude of tasks, and its 8-hour battery life will get you through the workday.

  • Best 15-inch

    Acer Swift 5

    Acer took what it learned from making uber-slim, lightweight laptops and applied it to the Swift 5, creating the lightest 15-inch laptop ever. To hold the 2.2-pound system in your hand is a mind-boggling experience. But the Swift 5 is more than a barely-there chassis, bringing a  vibrant 1080p display and solid battery life to the party. You also get a solid performance from the Core i5 CPU and integrated graphics. If you're looking for the ultimate in portability, you'll be hard-pressed to beat the Acer Swift 5. 

News and Updates (September 2019)

- Acer announced several laptops during IFA 2019, including the ConceptD 3Swift 5, Predator Triton 300 and Predator Triton 500.

- Acer just unveiled an interesting bunch of laptops including the Predator Helios 700, TravelMate P6 and Concept D5 and D7.

- Our review of Acer's first Nvidia RTX gaming laptop, the Predator Triton 500, is live!

For more information on Acer, check out our annual Tech Support Showdown and Best and Worst Brands special report.