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Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T-73Q7

Specifications

Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T-73Q7
Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T-73Q7 (Swift 5 SF515 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-8565U 4 x 1.8 - 4.6 GHz (Intel Core i7)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4 (soldered)
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
512GB
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, USB-C 3.1
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 358 x 230 ( = 0.63 x 14.09 x 9.06 in)
Battery
54 Wh, 4670 mAh Lithium-Ion, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
990 g ( = 34.92 oz / 2.18 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1500 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: 97%, display: 87% mobility: 97%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T-73Q7

80% Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T impressions (i7-8565U, UHD 620) – the lightest 15-inch laptop
Source: Ultrabook Review English
You should also consider the competition, mostly the LG Gram 15 if available in your region, which is only available with KabyLake-R hardware for the time being, is slightly heavier (about 1.1 kilos / 2.4 lbs) and not as nicely built, but it’s also a tad cheaper, easier to upgrade and gets a larger 72 Wh battery. Follow up this link for more details on the 15-inch LG Gram. The 15-inch Samsung Notebook 9 15 might be another alternative, at about 2.7 lbs, as well as some of the light 14-inch ultraportables out there, although most of those are significantly more expensive.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

94% Überflieger-Notebook: Kompakt und unter 1,0 kg
Source: Chip (Print) - 08/19 German
Single Review, , Short, Date: 07/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 100% features: 97% display: 87% mobility: 97% ergonomy: 95%
Обзор ноутбука Acer Swift 5: сверхлегкий и мощный
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; compact size; long battery life; light weight.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/09/2019
Acer Swift 5 SF515: túl könnyű noteszgép?
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Big screen; light weight; powerful processor. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2019
Acer Swift 5 SF515-51T impresii – cel mai ușor laptop de 15-inch al momentului
Source: Giz.ro →EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; thin frames; stylish design; nice display; high performance; good cooling system; decent autonomy; attractive price. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; limited connectivity; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2018

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.  


i7-8565U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

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.


0.99 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.


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

 

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

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UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10810U
Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 15 NP950XCJ-K01DE
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U
LG Gram 15Z990-V.AA52B
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 i5-8265U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 i5-8265U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 i5-8265U
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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 i5-8265U

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Honor MagicBook X 15, i3-10110U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i3-10110U, 1.56 kg
Lenovo V15 IML-82NB002RUS
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i3-10110U, 1.85 kg
HP 15-dw1023ns
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 1.78 kg
Honor MagicBook X 15, i5-10210U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 1.56 kg
Huawei MateBook D 15 2020, i3-10110U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i3-10110U, 1.53 kg
Lenovo Thinkpad E15-20RD004JSP
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 0 kg
Dell Latitude 15 3510, i3-10110U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i3-10110U, 1.91 kg
Lenovo Chromebook C340-15, i3-8130U
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U, 1.98 kg
Acer Chromebook 715 CB715-1WT-39HZ
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U, 1.95 kg
Dell Latitude 15 5510-D90XK
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10310U, 1.8 kg
Dell Latitude 9510-P94F
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10310U, 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-54K
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U, 1.9 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-74MM
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S533FA-BQ017T
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 1.8 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T15, i5-10210U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 1.89 kg
Dell Vostro 15 3590, i5-10210U
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 0 kg
HP 15-dw1002nu
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i3-10110U, 1.78 kg
Acer Chromebook 715 CB715-1WT-33NB
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh i3-8130U, 1.95 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-12-20 (Update: 2018-12-20)