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Acer Swift 5 SF514 15.6 inch

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514 15.6 inch
Acer Swift 5 SF514 15.6 inch (Swift 5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 1TB
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1000 g ( = 35.27 oz / 2.2 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 SF514 15.6 inch

ACER Swift 5 Hands-on: The Lightest 15-inch Notebook In The World
Source: Unbox English
Powering the notebook is an 8th-gen Intel Core processor – which processor ultimately depends on how much you want to spend. You can also stuff in up to 1TB of SSD storage and up to 16GB of RAM inside, though again it depends on the configuration and how much coin you want to drop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/24/2018
Acer Swift 5 (15-inch) initial review: The shape of things to come
Source: Pocket Lint English
We anticipate seeing more of the new Swift 5 in September at IFA 2018, where we'll be able to get a better gauge on how its screen resolution, brightness, overall processing power, fan noise, and battery life combine. Until then, have a flick through our pictures for a taste of the future to come.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2018

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620. 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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Pavilion 15-cs0053cl
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.785 kg

Devices with the same GPU

LG Gram 17Z990-R.AAS8U1
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 17", 1.34 kg
Asus Vivobook 15 X540UB-GQ352T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.9 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R5GT
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Acer TravelMate X3410-MG-50LB
GeForce MX130, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0
Radeon RX 560X (Laptop), Ryzen 7 2700U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52-5228
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), Core i5 8300H, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-52G-53PU
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Acer Swift 3-SF314-54G
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.5 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G
GeForce MX150, Core i3 8145U, 14", 0 kg
Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-31-561Q
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 15.6", 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire Nitro 5 AN515-42-R6V0
Radeon RX 560X (Laptop), Ryzen 7 2700U, 15.6", 2.23 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-52-74JS
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF315-52G-8376
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 15.6", 1.817 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-8907
GeForce MX130, Core i7 8550U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire A615-51G-59EA
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8250U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-83LX
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A517-51G-8433
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 17.3", 2.9 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF315-41G-R6BR
Radeon RX 540, Ryzen 5 2500U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-41G-17E9
Radeon RX 540, Bristol Ridge FX-9800P, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF315-41-R6J9
Vega 10, Ryzen 7 2700U, 15.6", 2.021 kg

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UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 0.99 kg
Acer Spin 5 SP513-52NP-870E
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB713-1W-57G8
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.5", 1.58 kg
Acer Swift 1 SF114-32-P60X
UHD Graphics 605, Pentium N5000, 14", 1.4 kg
Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T-73Q7
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 0.99 kg
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GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i9 8950HK, 17.3", 4 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-08-29 (Update: 2018-08-29)