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Acer Swift 5 (2021)

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 (2021)
Acer Swift 5 (2021) (Swift 5 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, Tiger Lake UP3
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI
Storage
1 TB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15 x 319 x 210.5 ( = 0.59 x 12.56 x 8.29 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Weight
1000 g ( = 35.27 oz / 2.2 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 (2021)

Acer Swift 5 (2021), Primeras Impresiones: Ligero, Con Pantalla Táctil Y Procesadores Intel Tiger Lake
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; powerful processor; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/10/2020
Acer Swift 5 z Intel Core 11. generacji – tygrysek pokazuje co potrafi
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; excellent display; comfortable keyboard; fast fingerprint sensor; light weight; powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: Overheats while using; mediocre speakers; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/20/2020

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 produced.

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.


i7-1165G7: Tiger Lake based low power quad-core processor for thin and light laptops. The four cores clock around 2.8 - 4.7 GHz. Produced in 10nm+ at Intel.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1 kg:

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.


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.


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

 

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

MSI Modern 14 B11M-028
Iris Xe G7 96EUs

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

MSI Prestige 14 Evo A11M-014IT
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1185G7
VAIO Z VJZ141C11L
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-11375H
MSI Prestige 14 Evo A11M-005
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1185G7
Acer Swift 5 SF514-55T-55WL
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7

Devices with the same GPU

Asus VivoBook S15 S533EA-BQ003T
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Razer Book 13 FHD
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 13.40", 1.4 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Acer Swift 3 SF314-42-R30P
Vega 7, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-56-52KD
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.60", 1.9 kg
Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1HT-C0SJ
HD Graphics 500, Celeron Celeron N3350, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R3UG
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Acer Book RS Porsche Design AP714-51T-59ZV
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.25 kg
Acer Chromebook 514 CB514-1HT-C7AZ
HD Graphics 500, Celeron Celeron N3450, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-54-59BP
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Acer Enduro N3 EN314-51W-563C
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14.00", 2 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-54-55X7
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A514-54-37JF
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs, Tiger Lake i3-1115G4, 14.00", 1.45 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF514-55TA-57P3
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.05 kg
Acer Enduro N3 EN314-51W-78KN
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 2.5 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-09- 4 (Update: 2020-09- 4)