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Acer Swift 5 SF514 Series

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-595EProcessor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1, Intel Ice Lake i7-1065G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 0.99kg, 1kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 84.38% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-501U

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-501UNotebook: Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-501U
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.99kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 95% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

100% Acer Swift 5 review: a powerful and portable mid-range Windows 10 laptop
Source: T3 English
You should be able to pick up the Acer Swift 5 for a little under £1,000 if you shop around online, and that price point feels about right as well – it's not up there with the very best laptops on the market, but it's definitely not a budget machine either. At this price point, we'd say it offers better value than most laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Acer Swift 5 (SF514-54T) review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Acer Swift 5 is a decent choice if you're looking for a very portable lightweight laptop with solid battery life and a good selection of ports. It also offers good performance from just a Core i5 but you can get a dedicated GPU elsewhere for the same price from HP. Both the screen and keyboard are sub-par compared to to rivals but Acer does have a good value option here.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-762S

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-762SNotebook: Acer Swift 5 SF514-54GT-762S
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i7-1065G7
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Acer Swift 5 (2019) teszt (Acer Swift SF514-54GT)
Source: Geeks.hu HU→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice performance; silent system; compact size; light weight. Negative: Poor display; uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/28/2019
RECENZE: Acer Swift 5 (SF514-54) - 14'' luxusu a solidního provedení, pod 1 kg, s 10. generací Intel CPU
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Light weight; solid workmanship; nice touchscreen; silent system. Negative: Mediocre keypad and touchpad.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/17/2019
Acer Swift 5 Air Edition màu trắng ra mắt, giá 25,99 triệu đồng
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; metal case; slim size; light weight; excellent display; powerful hardware; nice connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/06/2020

 

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-76PY

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-76PYNotebook: Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-76PY
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i7-1065G7
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.99kg
Price: 1000 euro
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 81.25% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

90% Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-76PY review: Dazzling and delightful
Source: Neowin English
I love the Acer Swift 5. It's super-light (and anyone that reads my work knows I love light devices) and easy to carry, but it doesn't make compromises. And the coolest part to me is that it also doesn't compromise on style. The two-tone blue and gold design is sleek, and it differentiates between not just other magnesium laptops, but all other laptops.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Acer Swift 5 review: A small miracle
Source: Good Gear Guide English
It’s a sacrifice I’m fine with, honestly. The Swift 5’s been an excellent traveling companion the past few weeks, a machine I can toss in my bag and simply forget about for hours at a time. Then I pull it out and voila, a full-sized laptop. It’s a small miracle, quite literally.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/10/2020
80% Acer Swift 5 review: A small miracle
Source: PC World English
It’s a sacrifice I’m fine with, honestly. The Swift 5’s been an excellent traveling companion the past few weeks, a machine I can toss in my bag and simply forget about for hours at a time. Then I pull it out and voila, a full-sized laptop. It’s a small miracle, quite literally.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Swift 5 (14-Inch)
Source: PC Mag English
The latest Acer Swift 5 is an impressive 14-inch ultraportable that gives you ample power for a low $999.99. It's a solid option if you don't need workstation- or gaming-class performance or MIL-STD rugged construction.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Acer’S Latest Swift 5 Is Light On Your Back And Lighter On Your Wallet
Source: The Verge English
But while there are certainly areas where the new Swift 5 could improve, the trade-offs you have to make for the compact build are comparably few. Acer has made subtle, but noticeable improvements in areas that matter. The newly matte screen looks and feels better, the fingerprint reader is better, and while the design doesn’t look premium, it’s no longer an eyesore. Ports are still limited, but we finally have Thunderbolt 3. The keyboard is imperfect, but fine. The speakers are imperfect, but fine. The touchpad is imperfect, but fine. Everything is basically fine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Swift 5 – sprawdzamy na co stać Intela w 10 nm
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Silent system; compact size; nice cameras; long battery life; thin frames; backlit keys; USB-C. Negative: Only USB 2.0 port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2020

 

Acer Swift 5 Pro SF514-54GT-54PK

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 Pro SF514-54GT-54PKNotebook: Acer Swift 5 Pro SF514-54GT-54PK
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 2048 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.99kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Review – Acer Swift 5: Impossibly thin and light
Source: NLT English
For the variant that we have for review, its price is at RM3,999. With all things considered, this is a fairly good deal. We get an impossibly thin and light laptop with decent specs to match.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2020
Acer Swift 5 Pro (SF514-54GT) review – the lightest laptop got a GeForce treatment
Source: Laptop Media English
This sounds great, but keep in mind you won’t be very comfortable using the touchscreen, as the entire lid flops like a madman if you tap it. On the bright side, the lid, itself, acts as a leverage for the base that lifts its backside a couple of millimeters. Perhaps this was the reason for the cool and quiet work of the laptop.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/29/2020

 

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-595E

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-595ENotebook: Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-595E
Processor: Intel Ice Lake i5-1035G1
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.99kg
Links: Acer homepage
 Acer notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Acer Swift 5
Source: Gadgetspeak English
A light and full function 1080P notebook that has touch built in so Windows 10 works well, as when it was designed touch was the way it was designed to be used. This notebook is bang up to date and has plenty of memory for you to use.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Acer Swift 5
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Comment

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.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G1 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 32 of the 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce MX250: Successor of the MX150 and still based on the same Pascal GP108 chip (similar to the desktop GT 1030) but with higher clock speeds. Available in two versions, a normal 25 Watt version and a low power version with 10 Watt TDP and reduced performance. The 25 Watt version e.g. offers a 21% higher boost clock than the old MX150 leading to a 5% performance gain.

Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Ice Lake:

i5-1035G1: Ice-Lake based low power quad core processor for thin and light laptops. Integrated four Sunnycove cores clocked at 1.2 - 3.7 GHz that support Hyperthreading (8 threads). Furthermore, the SoC integrates a Intel UHD Graphics G1 graphics card and Wifi 6 / Thunderbolt partly integrated. The chip is manufactured in the modern 10nm process at Intel.

i7-1065G7: Ice Lake based low power quad-core processor for thin and light laptops. The four cores clock between 1.3 - 3.9 GHz and should offer 18% more IPC (instructions per clock) than the previous generations (and therefore partly close the clock speed gap). Produced in 10nm at Intel.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


0.99 kg:

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

1 kg:


84.38%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-57-59PT
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Acer Swift 3 SF314-57-50YH
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
Acer Swift 5 SF514-54T-501U
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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HP 14s-dq1001ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion 14-ce3007ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 1.6 kg
Lenovo Ducati 5, i5-1035G1
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 1.58 kg
HP 14s-dq1002ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 1.5 kg
HP 14s-DQ1013TU
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Devices with the same GPU

Asus VivoBook 15 R521JA-EJ113T
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-55-50QW
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.8 kg
HP Pavilion 15-cs3011ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S145-15IIL-81W800BDSP
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.9 kg
HP 15s-fq1040ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S340-15IIL-81VW001RSP
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.8 kg
HP 15s-fq1021ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.7 kg
HP Pavilion 15-cs3014tu
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.85 kg
HP 15s-fq1013ns
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Dell Vostro 5393
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 15.6", 1.9 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R4HV
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3500U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-54-52UL
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-57-710U
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14", 1.2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2020-01-27 (Update: 2020-01-27)