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Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-7173


Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-7173
Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-7173 (Swift 5 SF514 Series)
Intel Core i7-1260P 12 x 1.5 - 4.7 GHz, Alder Lake-P
16 GB 
, DDR5
14.00 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 216 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.95 x 318.9 x 206.98 ( = 0.59 x 12.56 x 8.15 in)
56 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Webcam: FHD 1080p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1550 Euro



Average Score: 80.7% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 86%, features: - %, display: 85% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T-7173

[REVIEW] Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) - Still portable, but much more powerful
Source: Laptop Media English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/02/2023
85% Acer Swift 5 (2022) review: A solid all-rounder
Source: Hardware Zone English
And at S$2,398, it’s also reasonably priced. One could make the case for the ASUS ZenBook 14 UX3402 and say that at S$1,899 it’s even more affordable. However, the ASUS doesn’t perform quite as well, runs noisier and warmer, and has a smaller 512GB SSD. It’s also chunkier and heavier. The ZenBook is great if you are on a tight budget, but the Swift 5's premium is well justified. Furthermore, Acer offers a more affordable variant that comes with a Core i5-1240P processor but still with 16GB of memory and 1TB SSD for S$2,198. Ultimately, however, both the Acer and ASUS are excellent notebooks that cater to slightly different users. That said, this is easily the best Swift 5 that Acer has made yet and one of the most bang for buck ultraportable notebooks you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 85% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75%
80% Acer Swift 5
Source: Gadgetspeak English
This latest offering from Acer is the Swift 5 a small and light notebook that has Windows 11. Just because it is small does not mean it is not powerful. There are a range of models with different processors, sizes of SSD drives and memory.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
How to open Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Short, Date: 10/29/2022
Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) review
Source: Laptop Media English
Acer made a complete redesign of this laptop. From the grounds up. It has changed the appearance of the Swift 5, as well as the material it uses. By swapping magnesium for aluminum, the brand manages to cut costs, and make the building process faster and more precise thanks to the CNC technology. This results in a pretty strong chassis. However, the lid pops in a weird way when you try to twist it. On the bright side, there is a Full HD Web camera with a bunch of software enhancements. Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T)’s WQXGA IPS display is touch-enabled and has a Corning Gorilla Glass cover with Antimicrobial treatment. In addition, it features comfortable viewing angles, a very high maximum brightness, and a very good contrast ratio. We measured a full sRGB color coverage and didn’t detect PWM use across the entire brightness range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/28/2022
Acer Swift 5 (2022) review: A luxurious lifestyle laptop
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Acer Swift 5 is an excellent all-rounder with a stunning design. If you're looking to get work done on the go without sacrificing style or connectivity, this could be the machine for you. The performance is excellent across the board, it's lovely to type on and the webcam is great. Battery life is decent and the speedy and compact charger makes it very easy to live with. There are a few weak points, particularly the speaker performance and the amount of bloatware, but these will matter more to some users than others. At this price point, there are plenty of great options to choose from, but none look quite as luxurious as the Swift 5.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2022
80% Acer Swift 5 (2022) review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The good stuff very much outweighs the bad when it comes to the new Acer Swift 5. It’s a beautiful-looking laptop with a ton of power and speed onboard, plus a dazzling display. And it’s cheaper than a comparably-equipped Dell XPS 13 Plus ($1,749) or M2 MacBook Air ($1,899) when selecting the same amount of RAM and storage onboard. It’s that notable price difference that helps make up for the Swift 5’s underwhelming battery endurance and just-decent sound quality. If you haven’t considered an Acer in the past for a serious productivity notebook, then the Swift 5 might change your mind.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Who exactly is the Acer Swift 5 for?
Source: The Verge English
There are certainly ways buyers might improve battery life — lower the screen brightness, lower the resolution, fiddle with profiles, tweak things here and there — but not all customers will know to do this or want to do this regularly. And I think it’s important for a laptop, particularly if it’s targeting the mainstream consumer scene, to work fairly well out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/22/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Acer Swift 5 (2022) review
Source: Techradar English
The Acer Swift 5 (2022) is a solid laptop well-suited to tackling a wide variety of everyday computing needs. It's an ideal laptop for school or work due to its efficiency, quick start up time, and excellent performance that juggles many processor-heavy tasks without slowing down. It looks as great as it performs, as well, and one of the biggest features of the Acer Swift 5 is the Gorilla Glass antimicrobial touchscreen. This is a premium feature for a mid-range laptop to be sure, but this screen is a blessing, we assure you, and well worth the bump up in price. It’s incredibly responsive, reacting instantly to any touch, feels substantial and weighty, and resists fingerprints and dust surprisingly well. The touchscreen feels like a natural extension of the laptop, and it’s refreshing to have one on a laptop that isn’t essentially a tablet with a keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Acer Swift 5 (2022) review — why it’s one of the best laptops of the year
Source: Laptop Mag English
The last-gen Swift 5, packed with an 11th Gen Intel CPU, blew us out of the water with its 13-hour battery life, stellar performance, attractive design, and palatable price tag. Now, the current-gen Swift 5 is $200 more, but the minor price hike is worth it. It’s got a faster SSD, zippier performance, impressive video transcoding, breakneck file-transfer speeds — and it still manages to be lightweight and pleasing to the eye with an attractive dark-green-and-gold color scheme. The only grievances I have with the Swift 5 is its weak speakers and annoying bloatware apps. Interestingly, when I checked my colleague’s review of the last-gen Swift 5, he pointed out the same issues. If Acer can manage to make its preinstalled apps less irksome, and outfit the Swift 5 with a dual-speaker system with more “oomph,” the Swift 5 could be legendary.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

84% Análisis: Swift 5 (SF514-56T) de Acer, ultraportátil con un Core i7-1260P
Source: Geektopia Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2022
Rating: Total score: 84%
Mi Experiencia Con El Portátil Acer Swift 5 De 2022 Durante Más De Una Semana De Uso
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Quick charging; elegant design; good cooling system; high performance; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/13/2022
Acer Swift SF514-56T - Recensione
Source: Geek 4 You Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; elegant design; compact size; lightweight; high mobility; rich set of ports. Negative: No backlit keys; mediocre touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2022
80% Test de l’Acer Swift 5 (2022) : un ultraportable avec la fraîcheur de la 12e génération d’Intel
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
88% Test Acer Swift 5 SF514-56T : Un PC portable simple et performant
Source: Charles Tech French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/06/2022
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90%
RECENZE: Acer Swift 5 (SF514-56T) - 14'' s dotykem, pracovní styl na cesty, nejnovější Intel CPU
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; fast SSD storage; nice webcam; great display. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/10/2022
Acer Swift 5 Aerospace SF514-56TA|Hm, MENARYC!
Source: Pemmzchannel ID→EN
Positive: Stylish design; solid workmanship; beautiful display; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2022
Review Acer Swift 5 Aerospace: Versi Lebih Murah, Tetap Keren dan Sangar!
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: High performance; slim size; light weight; excellent display; long battery life; 2 Thunderbolt ports. Negative: Mediocre speakers; non-expandable RAM.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/06/2022
70% Acer Swift 5: Inte längre lättast i klassen
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%


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.

i7-1260P: An upper mid-range Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This 28 W SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. Core i7-1260P's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. This 12th Gen CPU runs at 1.5 GHz to 4.7 GHz and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features. Last but not the least, Core i7-1260P has a built-in 96 EU Iris Xe GPU, not unlike certain 11th Gen Tiger Lake-UP3 processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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

Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.

80.7%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09-11 (Update: 2022-09-11)