Acer Swift 7 Laptop Review. Ultra-thin And Light

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This laptop is quite impressive. Users are reporting that it is incredibly thin.

The 14-inch version has a touch screen and i7 processor, yet it manages to stretch the battery life up to 10 hours.

The build quality is very good and nothing rattling inside it. There is no fan as this laptop uses passive cooling.

Good points

It is really that thin. There is a compromise in the hardware power; i.e., it probably will struggle to run heavy video editing in 4k. But its width is just amazing.

9.95 mm thickness, 890g weight, screens to body ratio 92%.

It has a good screen. 14” FHD IPS display with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 touch screen.

Good battery life. Acer now make very good batteries.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor.

Integrated fingerprint reader/power button.

This laptop model comes with two versions: 14-inch version with i7 and 13.3 version with i5. Both versions are very small in size and thin.

Very good sound quality.

Bad points

The keyboard has swapped Back Space and Delete keys. This is happening on other laptops. This is probably not a surprise to you.

The keyboard is not backlit.

Touchpad does not have a click feature or is hardly noticeable.

The screen opens just 180 degrees, but they could have made it like a transformer (2 in 1). Maybe this is a marketing move as there are already transformers from Acer.

The 13.3-inch version does not have a touch screen and has an i5 processor.

The memory (RAM) is not upgradeable.

Games that will run on this laptop with recommended settings

Red Dead Redemption 2
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
PUBG Lite
Apex Legends
Detroit: Become Human
Borderlands 3
SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Urban Empire
Insurgency: Sandstorm
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017

Games that will run on minimal settings (I do not guarantee that it will run smooth)

League of Legends
Fortnite
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Minecraft
Cyberpunk 2077
Fortnite: Battle Royale
Overwatch
The Sims 4
Subnautica
Terraria
Left 4 Dead 2
Fallout: New Vegas
Euro Truck Simulator 2
DayZ

Tech Specs

Acer Swift 3 SF714-51T-M9H0 comes with these high level specs: 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7Y75 Processor 1.3GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.6GHz (4MB L3 cache),

Windows 10 Home,

14″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED-backlit IPS display featuring Corning Gorilla Glass Multi-touch screen, supporting 10 finger touch,

Intel HD Graphics 615, 8GB LPDDR3 Onboard Memory,

256GB PCIe NVMe SSD,

Optimized Dolby Audio Premium sound enhancement, Acer True Harmony Technology, Two Built-in Stereo Speakers, Acer Purified.

Voice technology with two built-in microphones,

Built-in 4G LTE Connectivity, 802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring 2×2 MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz),

Bluetooth 4.1,

Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution, with computer protection & Windows Hello ,

HD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR),

2 – USB 3.1 Type C Gen 1 ports (up to 5 Gbps),

DisplayPort over USB-C, USB Charging,

DC-in,

2-cell Li-Ion (4580 mAh) Battery, Up to 10-hours Battery Life,

Ultra-Thin 8.98mm, 2.65 lbs. | 1.2 kg (system unit only) (NX.GUHAA.001).

This Acer Swift 7 Is Incredibly Thin Laptop And Has i7 Processor

 

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