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Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T

Specifications

Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T
Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T (Swift 7 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 615, Core: 300 - 1050 MHz, Memory: 933 MHz, 23.20.16.5038
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3L-1333, soldered.
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, Multi-Touch, AUO B140HAN05.1, IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-Y Premium PCH
Storage
SK Hynix BC501 NVMe 256 GB, 256 GB 
, M.2, 218 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek High Definition Audio
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone and microphone jack, 1 Fingerprint Reader, 1 x USB-C 3.0
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (a/b/g/h/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0, CDC MBIM, LTE
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.98 x 328 x 237 ( = 0.35 x 12.91 x 9.33 in)
Battery
2770 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 9 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3MP
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, USB Type-C Hub: 1x USB 3.0 Type-A, 1 x HDMI, 1x USB Type-C power out, Acer Care Center, Dolby Audio, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.179 kg ( = 41.59 oz / 2.6 pounds), Power Supply: 291 g ( = 10.26 oz / 0.64 pounds)
Price
1699 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 74.39% - average
Average of 9 scores (from 20 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 69%, features: 45%, display: 86% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T

85.5% Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T (Core i7-7Y75, 256 GB, FHD, Touch) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The latest revision of the Acer Swift 7 is not only slimmer than its predecessor, but it also packs an Intel Core i7 Y-series processor, which should provide better performance and a multi-touch display. Find out in this detailed review the strengths and weaknesses of the latest Acer Swift 7 and how it fares against the competition.
70% Acer Swift 7
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Although very slim and nice-looking, the Acer Swift 7 isn’t the most portable laptop around, while also underperforming compared with rivals.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
84% Acer Swift 7 (2018) review:
Source: CNet English
Adding a bigger screen to a thinner body makes the Acer Swift 7 feel like the rare high-design ultraportable you can really use all day long.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
60% Acer Swift 7 review
Source: Techradar English
Between a touchpad that doesn’t click to its aging, fanless processor, the Acer Swift 7 is an absolutely gorgeous Ultrabook – the ‘world’s thinnest,’ in fact – that we simply can’t recommend in a sea of laptops that are far more powerful and not much thicker for the same price or less.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Acer Swift 7 review: Slim and lightweight, with some trade-offs
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Swift 7 isn't as powerful as you might expect from a laptop costing well over £1,500/$1,500, so if you're looking for a professional-level laptop capable of running high-end graphics or design software then there are options available with more compute power.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Acer Swift 7 (2018)
Source: PC Mag English
Acer's Swift 7 is the slimmest ultraportable you can buy, a trait that pairs well with its 4G LTE service. You'll pay a major premium, though, for those features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands on: Acer Swift 7 review
Source: Techradar English
Acer has upgraded its high-luxury Swift 7 in several key ways, but has been forced to detract from the experience in similarly key ways to get there. Will these arguably brave decisions result in a better, stronger laptop in the end? Only a full review will tell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2018
70% Acer Swift 7 review: The smartphone-thin laptop is here
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Acer Swift 7 is a show-off laptop, even if its moody obsidian black finish doesn't make it look like one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Acer Swift 7 (2018) review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Acer Swift 7 for 2018 might not be perfect but it's an amazingly thin laptop that will be a great choice for those looking for a travel companion.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Acer Swift 7 (2018) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Acer recaptures the throne for the world's thinnest laptop while offering a vibrant display, comfortable keyboard and 4G LTE capability.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: Acer Swift 7 review
Source: Techradar English
Acer has upgraded its high-luxury Swift 7 in several key ways, but has been forced to detract from the experience in similarly key ways to get there. Will these arguably brave decisions result in a better, stronger laptop in the end? Only a full review will tell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2018
Hands-on review: Acer Swift 7
Source: V3.co.uk English
Overall, Acer's Swift 7 is an impressive bit of kit. It's got some pretty decent specs for such a tiny and lightweight device, but those who were hoping to take advantage of Intel's most efficient chips yet might be best holding off before splurging on the Swift 7. Especially considering it'll retail for a rather ridiculous starting price of $1,699, which is around £1,250 (plus VAT).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2018
Acer Swift 7 2018 review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The Acer Swift 7 for 2018 might not be perfect but it's an amazingly thin laptop that will no doubt be a great choice for those looking for a travel companion. We'd like slightly higher specs at this new higher price but you do get a Core 7, larger touchscreen and a fingerprint scanner. Check back for a full review soon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/10/2018
Acer Swift 7 is currently the thinnest computer in the world
Source: CNet English
The Acer Swift 7 has lots of competition thanks to the bevy of ultraportable laptops available, though having an older seventh-gen processor is a knock against it, especially at these prices. Its high price tag may dissuade those shopping on a budget, but the laptop will surely catch the eye of anyone with cash to spend who's interested in a fancy new machine.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/07/2018
Acer Swift 7 (2018) initial review: The laptop gets smartphone thin
Source: Pocket Lint English
The 2018 Acer Swift 7 slims down an already slender and impressive laptop, adding 4G connectivity, more power and a keyboard backlight to improve over its predecessor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/07/2018
Acer Swift 7 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
The Swift 7 is a seriously impressive laptop - it’s practically as thin as a smartphone, but has enough power to run all your desktop jobs smoothly.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/07/2018

Foreign Reviews

Das dünnste Notebook der Welt?
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2018
Wie sich das "dünnste Notebook der Welt" anfühlt
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/09/2018
Acer Swift 7 Preview
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Large screen; fast fingerprint sensor; good connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/09/2018
Acer Swift 7: Notebook tenký jako mikrotužková baterie
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Nice design; slim size; light weight; good ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/26/2018
RECENZE: Acer Swift 7 (SF714) - 14'', tenký, precizní konstrukce, pracovní výkon, vlajková loď mobility
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; high mobility; powerful hardware; solid workmanship; beautiful design. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2018

Comment

Model: The Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T is one of the first traditional notebooks with eSIM compatibility and integrated LTE. Users can surf the net when away from a WLAN source without the need to insert any SIM card as long as the carrier supports the feature. Fortunately, a nano-SIM slot is still available for users who prefer to connect the traditional way. The ultra-skinny Swift 7 looks supremely sleek and futuristic at only 8.98 mm thick. That is pretty mind-blowing really, especially when considering it actually thinner than a number of recent and new smartphones. In comparison, the Spectre 13 and Zenbook 3 are 10.4 mm and 11.9 mm thick, respectively. A thin profile also equates to a lightweight product and the Swift 7 is a true featherweight at around 1.2 kg. Firstly, the narrow bezels have allowed Acer to upgrade the size of the display from 13.3-inch on the outgoing model to a 14-inch Gorilla Glass touchscreen on this latest redesign. The undeniably good-looking laptop features an all-black aluminum design. Its design integrates the antenna into the unibody chassis. It might not come in handy very often, but the screen can fold back 180 degrees from the shut position. That means it is not a 2-in-1 convertible but is certainly flexible. Since Intel did not update its Y-series ultra-low-voltage processors last year, the 2nd generation Acer Swift 7 is based on the 7th Generation dual-core Core i7-7Y75 SoC featuring the Kaby Lake microarchitecture and a 4.5 W TDP. The CPU is accompanied by 8 GB of LPDDR3 RAM as well as a 256 GB PCIe SSD.

The 14-inch screen of the Swift 7 finds a fine balance of features, opting for a Full HD resolution rather than anything higher, which ought to aid battery life. Bezels are smaller and the Full HD IPS display is now touch sensitive, which these days users found far more useful than when laptops first started getting touch support. The display showed good color, brightness and was also responsive. The webcam has been moved to below the screen to allow for the size jump and Acer has also added a fingerprint scanner to the left of the keyboard for Windows Hello log in. Connectivity options are limited to just two USB Type-C ports. The laptop features a backlit keyboard and 2x2 MIMO wireless-ac. When it comes to battery life, Acer rates the new Swift 7 model to work for up to 10 hours. The Acer Swift 7 might not be perfect for 2018 but it is an amazingly thin laptop that will no doubt be a great choice for those looking for a travel companion. The Acer Swift 7 SF714-51T is really suitable for people who are looking for a reasonably priced laptop with higher performance.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel HD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Kaby Lake Y-series processors (4.5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. Clocks with Update to 1050 MHz depending on the CPU Model. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.  
7Y75: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.3-3.6 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter and is manufactured in a 14 nm 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.
1.179 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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.


74.39%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-02-11 (Update: 2018-02-11)