Weighing under 1kg, the Acer Swift 5 SF514 is the lightest ultraportable in this roundup, the touchscreen-equipped laptop seems to be the perfect business companion. thanks to a blend of magnesium-aluminium alloys that are used in its build. In fact, it packs a 14-inch display,
The device packs a vibrant Full HD touch-enabled display, a backlit keyboard and a fingerprint sensor for quick sign-ins via Windows Hello.
You get a standard HD webcam for video calls along with dual mics for echo-free voice pickup. Its speakers lack bass but work well for audio in the vocal range. You also get Dolby Audio software optimisation for sound, but this works better when used with a pair of headphones than on the speakers.
Despite the slim form factor, the Swift 5 is equipped with enough processing muscle and headroom for the playback of 4K videos, photo-editing and even video encoding.
It is perfect for productivity tasks while its quality touchscreen lends itself to web browsing and watching movies. You even get a USB port that can charge devices even when the laptop is not powered up.
The only thing sorely missing from this rig is a memory card reader.
Windows 10 Home
Intel® Core™ i5 i5-8250U 1.60 GHz Quad-core.
14-inch Full HD IPS Multi-Touch Display
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
8 GB LPDDR3
256 GB SSD
2-cell Li-Polymer 4670 mAh , Up to 8 hours Battery backup