Acer Swift 3 SF313-52-55UT
Reviews for the Acer Swift 3 SF313-52-55UT
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Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2020
Acer Swift 3 SF313 Ultra Thin i7-1065G7 is an ideal laptop for working on the move. It is slim, lightweight and stylish. The highlights of the laptop include the latest NVIDIA GPU, Intel CPU and long battery life. Weight really isn’t an issue with this thin and light notebook. It is all thanks to the aluminium and magnesium-aluminium metal chassis that the Acer Swift 3 SF313 is able to weigh as little as 1.19kg as well as be as thin as 15.95mm. With the two narrow bezels and an impressive screen-to-body ratio, users get to see more of the 13.5” 3:2 2256x1504 IPS screen. The addition of Acer Color Intelligence and Exacolor provides enhanced colour contrast. Many laptop users demand plenty of storage for audio and video files and plenty of memory to work efficiently and the Swift 3 certainly does not disappoint. This Swift 3 comes with a 512GB PCIe Gen 3x4 SSD, and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM. The Acer Swift 3 SF313 features an Intel Core i7-1065G7. As for the GPU, it has the NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350. The MX350 provides up to 2.5X faster performance over integrated graphics for photo and video-editing applications, as well as faster and smoother gaming.
The Swift 3 can be accessed even faster and more securely without having to use a password. It is achieved by an embedded fingerprint reader, which is a fast and secure method to verify a user identity without a password. Cortana also allows users to use the laptop as a smart assistant to answer a wide range of questions. The Acer Swift 3 SD313 has a battery at 56Wh which is capable of lasting for up to 16 hours, perfect for users to spend whole day on the move. In cases of any emergencies, it can also be fast-charged to provide 4 hours use from 30 minutes charge. With a full range of connectivity options including full-function USB-C, Thunderbolt 3 the Swift 3 is capable of quickly connecting to many other devices. And, to be sure users can connect to legacy devices it also comes with USB 3.1 Gen 2 and a display port. A single connector of USB-C can be used for ultra-quick data transfer, video streaming, and battery charging/power. Moreover, USB 3.1 is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. As a conclusion, the Acer Swift 3 SF313 Ultra Thin i7-1065G7 is a decent mid-range ultraportable laptop that has a special 3:2 display. It is also practical to work on the go due to the decent ultraportable design, various connectivity options and good hardware specifications.
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 48 of the 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel produced.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i5-1035G4: A low-power, Ice Lake family processor (SoC) featuring 4 cores, 8 threads, 6 MB of L3 cache and the Iris Plus G4 (48 EUs) iGPU. This Core i5 saw the light of day in H2 2019; it is designed for use in highly portable consumer laptops. The CPU cores run at 1.1 GHz to 3.7 GHz. The Sunny Cove microarchitecture that is in use here is notable for several improvements over Skylake including support for new technologies, new instruction sets and fast LPDDR4-3733 RAM. There is no PCIe 4 support here, however.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.
The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.
Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.