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Acer Swift 3 SF316-51

Specifications

Acer Swift 3 SF316-51
Acer Swift 3 SF316-51 (Swift 3 SF316 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-11370H 4 x 3.3 - 4.8 GHz, 64 W PL2 / Short Burst, 32 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake H35
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs - 1024 MB VRAM, Core: 1350 MHz, Memory: 1600 MHz
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR4x (quad-channel)
Display
16.10 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 137 PPI, Chi Mei CMN160B, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD, 512 GB 
, 420 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Tiger Lake-U/Y PCH-LP - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 367.8 x 236.1 ( = 0.63 x 14.48 x 9.3 in)
Battery
56 Wh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 11.5 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix HD webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.674 kg ( = 59.05 oz / 3.69 pounds), Power Supply: 271 g ( = 9.56 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price
999 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 74.1% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 82%, features: 52%, display: 88% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Acer Swift 3 SF316-51

86.4% Acer Swift 3 SF316-51 in review: Does the laptop do its name justice? | Notebookcheck
The word "swift" included in this laptop's name is indicative of a powerful device. Read our review to find out whether the 16.1-inch Acer Swift 3 with the relatively rarely used Intel Core i7-11370H and its onboard Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs GPU lives up to its name.
70% Acer Swift 3 review: A big screen on a modest budget
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Acer's Swift 3 is all about the screen. It's among the most affordable 16-inch laptops available, rivaled only by Lenovo's 16-inch IdeaPad. Despite this, the Swift 3 delivers a great 1080p screen with a high contrast ratio and accurate color. It's ideal for multi-tasking, watching movies, and streaming shows. Look past the display, however, and the laptop is less exciting. The Intel Core i7-11370H is usually behind AMD's Ryzen 7 in demanding apps, though Intel's Xe integrated do manage a win. Battery life is a problem as well and makes the Swift 3 of limited use for travel despite its slim, sleek profile. This laptop is great for students, writers, accountants, researchers, and anyone else who wants a big screen on a modest budget. If you need multi-threaded performance or battery life, however, consider an AMD alternative.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Swift 3 review: A big screen on a modest budget
Source: PC World Australia English
Acer's Swift 3 is all about the screen. It's among the most affordable 16-inch laptops available, rivaled only by Lenovo's 16-inch IdeaPad. Despite this, the Swift 3 delivers a great 1080p screen with a high contrast ratio and accurate color. It's ideal for multi-tasking, watching movies, and streaming shows. Look past the display, however, and the laptop is less exciting. The Intel Core i7-11370H is usually behind AMD's Ryzen 7 in demanding apps, though Intel's Xe integrated do manage a win. Battery life is a problem as well and makes the Swift 3 of limited use for travel despite its slim, sleek profile. This laptop is great for students, writers, accountants, researchers, and anyone else who wants a big screen on a modest budget. If you need multi-threaded performance or battery life, however, consider an AMD alternative.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Swift 3 review: A big screen on a modest budget
Source: PC World English
Acer’s Swift 3 is all about the screen. It’s among the most affordable 16-inch laptops available, rivaled only by Lenovo’s 16-inch IdeaPad. Despite this, the Swift 3 delivers a great 1080p screen with a high contrast ratio and accurate color. It’s ideal for multi-tasking, watching movies, and streaming shows. Look past the display, however, and the laptop is less exciting. The Intel Core i7-11370H is usually behind AMD’s Ryzen 7 in demanding apps, though Intel’s Xe integrated do manage a win. Battery life is a problem as well and makes the Swift 3 of limited use for travel despite its slim, sleek profile. This laptop is great for students, writers, accountants, researchers, and anyone else who wants a big screen on a modest budget. If you need multi-threaded performance or battery life, however, consider an AMD alternative.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
Acer Swift 3 (2021) Review / SF316-51
Source: Hubwood English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/26/2021

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-11370H: Tiger Lake (H35 series) based high end quad-core SoC for thin and light gaming laptops and workstations. The four CPU cores clock with 3 - 3.3 GHz base clock (28 - 35 W TDP) and up to 4.8 GHz Boost clock. The integrated G7 Iris Xe GPU offers 96 cores at 400 - 1350 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.10":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.674 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


74.1%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-01-15 (Update: 2022-01-15)