ACER SWIFT 5 SF514-52T Review


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.

ACER SWIFT 5 SF514-52T Review


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.


Technical Specifications

Operating System Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel® Core™ i5  i5-8250U 1.60 GHz  Quad-core.
Display 14-inch Full HD IPS  Multi-Touch Display
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Memory 8 GB LPDDR3
Storage 256 GB SSD
Battery 2-cell  Li-Polymer  4670 mAh ,  Up to 8 hours  Battery backup
Audio Stereo  Sound
Ports HDMI – 1

USB 3.0 Ports – 2

USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports – 1

Connectivity Dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Security Fingerprint reader
Dimensions (W x D x H) Width 329 mm ,  Depth 228 mm , Height 14.9 mm
Weight  970 g / 2.13 lbs