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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 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4 (soldered)
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 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/ac), 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

 

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

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

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.  
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.
15.6":

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.


80%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKBR-81F500V5SP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.9 kg
HP 15-da1013ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 1.8 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKBR-81DE0208SP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.2 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKBR-81DE019CSP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 2.2 kg
Asus K540UA-GQ676T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 2 kg
Asus Vivobook S15 S530UA-BQ290T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.8 kg
HP 15-da0044ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2 kg
Medion Akoya S6425-MD61072
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500MGGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 1.87 kg
Medion Akoya S6425-MD61073
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.9 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKBR-81DE013QSP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.2 kg
Lenovo V330-15IKB-81AX00FGGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S530UA-DB51-YL
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.8 kg
Medion Akoya S6425
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P52s-20LB000PMH
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 2 kg
HP 15-da0045ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 X542UA-GO946T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.3 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 720-15IKBR 81C7001VPB
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.1 kg
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-58HD
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.2 kg
Acer Aspire E5-576-392H
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 2.4 kg
HP 15-da0049ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire 3 A315-39
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8130U, 2.1 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T580-20L9001YGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 2.13 kg
Asus VivoBook F510UA-AH51
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 1.68 kg

Devices with the same GPU

HP Envy 13-ah0007ns
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 5370 CN537008
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook S UX391UA-ET013R
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1 kg
Huawei MateBook D W50F 53010CQB
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.5 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV408T
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 14", 1.3 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-12-20 (Update: 2018-12-20)