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KUALA LUMPUR, 28 February 2018 – Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) launched the highly anticipated Ryzen™ Mobile processor in Malaysia earlier today, with notebooks based on the Ryzen™ 7 2700U and AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500U now available. Featured in the Lenovo Ideapad 720S and Acer Swift 3, the Ryzen™ Mobile processor combines the architecture of award winning “Zen” x86 cores – featuring AMD SenseMI with revolutionary Radeon “Vega” graphics in a System-on-Chip providing leadership performance and a complete entertainment experience.
“Last year, AMD promised to improve and bring back innovation to the PC market. Today, we made good on that promise in Malaysia with the launch of the world’s fastest processor for ultrathin notebooks 1, the AMD Ryzen™ Mobile processor. This new offering in the mobile PC market is the result of our understanding of customers and the technology they need to enhance their lifestyle. Ryzen™ Mobile processors will offer leadership performance for everyday activities, multi-tasking, and advanced workloads alike, all with an amazing battery life. Together with our OEM partners such as Lenovo and Acer, we are pleased to deliver to Malaysians a technology that will help them get the most out of their digital lives” said Peter Chambers, AMD Director of Consumer Sales in APJ.
The Lenovo Ideapad 720S and Acer Swift 3 are both powered by the AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500U processors.
“We are excited to be among the first to bring the AMD Ryzen™ Mobile processor with Radeon™ Vega Graphics to the market with our Acer Swift 3 notebook,” said Jerry Kao, President of IT Products Business, Acer. “We are committed to help people power through their day and achieve more on-the-go, and AMD helps us in making that happen” he added.
“At Lenovo, we are constantly working on bringing powerful, intuitive computing experiences to our customers,” said Jeff Meredith, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Lenovo Consumer PCs and Smart Devices. “People today need the right tools to get things done on the go. That is why we are excited to bring to market the IdeaPad 720S laptop powered by the AMD Ryzen™ Mobile processor. The IdeaPad 720S’ powerful processor, feather-light design and all-day battery life is made for today’s mobile multitaskers.”
AMD Ryzen™ Mobile processors provide enhanced performance compared to the previous AMD mobile processor generation with up to 3X the CPU performance up to 2.3X the GPU performance and up to 58% less power consumption .
The AMD Ryzen™ Processor with Radeon™ Graphics will also provide an enhanced entertainment experience as it delivers smooth and playable framerates at 1080p in popular eSports titles such as League of Legends™, Overwatch™, CS:GO™ and DOTA™ in an ultrathin form factor.
Lenovo Ideapad 720S and Acer Swift 3 are new additions to the AMD notebook family. AMD Ryzen™ Processor with Radeon™ Graphics in both the Lenovo Ideapad 720S and Acer Swift 3 are now available at AMD authorised dealers, Lazada, 11street and Shopee (exclusively in Malaysia). In conjunction with the launch, customers can now own these products at a promotional price.