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Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-59HY

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-59HY
Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-59HY (Swift 5 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3 (1600MHz)
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
256 GB NVMe, 256 GB 
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD, USB 3.0 Type-C
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (a/b/g/h/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.9 x 329 x 228 ( = 0.59 x 12.95 x 8.98 in)
Battery
36 Wh, 4670 mAh Lithium-Ion, 2-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 1.3MP
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
970 g ( = 34.22 oz / 2.14 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1100 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 76.63% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 78%, features: 74%, display: 80% mobility: 77%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T-59HY

80% Acer Swift 5 (2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Acer Swift 5, the lightest 15.6-inch laptop in the world, offers a vivid display and solid battery life to go along with its groundbreaking portability.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Acer Swift 5 SF514-52T review: Lightweight - in every sense of the word
Source: It Pro English
The Acer Swift 5 is incredibly light, but it’s sacrificed way too much to get there. Add in some dreadful cooling issues and you end up with a laptop that’s far too compromised to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Acer Swift 5 review: A sturdy and dependable choice
Source: Gadget Show English
The Acer Swift 5 is a very good looking and sleek laptop with all the high-end specifications. It delivers steady performance and one won’t have too many complaints with it. The device is designed for business users and will definitely fit the bill if you are going for a meeting or travelling. Priced at Rs 79,999, the device is certainly priced on the higher side, but the laptop does manages to justify its price tag as well.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Acer Swift 5 2018 first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Acer Swift 5 price and release date haven’t been announced yet but it’s likely to cost a similar $800-$1400 as the current Acer Swift 5 and arrive in a few months time.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/24/2018
80% Acer Swift 5
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you’re after a highly portable laptop which doesn’t skimp on performance, the Swift 5 is a solid choice which won’t completely break the bank.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift 5 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Acer Swift 5 is one of the only laptops in India with a 14-inch display that weighs under 1kg, which makes it a bit special. At around this price, you can also find other Ultrabooks such as the Dell XPS 13 9360, Lenovo Ideapad 720 Slim, or even the Asus ZenBook UX430UA - all of which share similar specifications but weigh a bit more than 1kg. If weight is an important factor in your buying decision, it will be really hard to beat the Swift 5. Keep in mind that battery life isn't great, so it won’t be easy to get through a full workday on a single charge unless you use this laptop very conservatively. The trackpad is a bit fiddly too, and there’s no SD card slot.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%

Foreign Reviews

83% Das nur 0,93 Kilo leichte Notebook aus Magnesium und Lithium
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 70% ergonomy: 70%
80% Irritierend Leicht
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 84% features: 73% display: 78% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 72%
Das Magnesium-Lithium-Ultraleichtbook
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2017
90% Recensione Acer Swift 5 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%

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.
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.
14":

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.


76.63%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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Toshiba Portege Z30-E-12L
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.22 kg
Asus VivoBook S13 S330UA-EY637T
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HP ProBook 430 G6-5TL26EAABD
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Asus VivoBook S13 S330FA-EY044T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA-A3076T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 720S-13IKBR-81BV0098SP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
HP Envy 13-ah0005ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Huawei MateBook 13-53010HBV
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13", 1.3 kg
Huawei Matebook 13-53010FYW
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13", 1.307 kg
Dell XPS 13 9370-1CNW5
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.27 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB713-1W-56VY
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.5", 1.58 kg
Asus ZenBook S UX391UA-EG007R
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1 kg
HP Pavilion 13-an0001ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Dell XPS 13 9380 i7 4K
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 13.3", 1.226 kg
Acer Chromebook 13 CB713-1W-50YY
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Lenovo IdeaPad 730S-13IWL 81JB0004US
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.094 kg
Dell XPS 13 9380 2019
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Toshiba Portege X30-E-11F
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.1 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-09-22 (Update: 2017-09-22)