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Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-52ZU


Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-52ZU
Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-52ZU (Swift 5 SF514 Series)
Intel Core i5-8250U 4 x 1.6 - 3.4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: yes
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
970 g ( = 34.22 oz / 2.14 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-52ZU

Acer Swift 5, lo hemos probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN version
Positive: Good price; compact size; light weight; nice connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/21/2018
Test Acer Swift 5: prostorný displej v rekordní hmotnosti pod jeden kilogram
Source: Zive CZ→EN version
Positive: Good price; large battery capacity; slim size.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/22/2018
Acer Swift 5: Màn hình 15 inch, trọng lượng dưới 1 kg
Source: Zing VN→EN version
Positive: Light weight; large screen; powerful hardware; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2018
Ревю на Acer Swift 5 (SF514-52) – изключително тънък мобилен асистент
Source: BU→EN version
Positive: Slim size and light weight; metal case; solid workmanship; fast system; nice display; powerful processor; fast fingerprint sensor; long battery life. Negative: No RJ45 port; mediocre design; overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/31/2018
Test av Acer Swift 5
Source: Dinside NO→EN version
Positive: Light weight; powerful hardwre; nice display; good ergonomy; nice connectivity. Negative: Low performance; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2018


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.

i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

0.97 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.


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Stefan Hinum, 2018-02-25 (Update: 2018-02-25)