A sleek thin and light silver laptop, the slim and light Acer Swift 3 SF314-41-R02A with 14-inch IPS Full HD anti -glare display will appeal to nomads with its 8-hour battery life. It benefits from a reactivity reinforced by its fast SSD storage as well as a good amount of RAM and an AMD Ryzen 5 Picasso Quad Core processor with Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution guaranteeing good general performance and the possibility of running little greedy games. Backlit chiclet keyboard, biometric reader and USB-C connectivity are also on the program for this laptop.
Specifications Acer Swift 3 SF314-41-R02A
|Screen (s)||14 ” Full HD LED IPS ComfyView with thin edges 6.3mm (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (12 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD|
|Connectivity||2 USB 3.0 (including 1 chargeable) 1 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI, SD|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (Intel Wireless-AC 9560), Bluetooth 5|
|Windows Hello||Yes, fingerprint reader|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Home Theater v4 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||8 hours / Li-Polymer 4 cells 3220mAh 48Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.5 Kg / 323 x 228 x 17.95|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Acer Swift 3 SF314-41-R02A
It has an elegant and discreet look with its shell case in brushed metal light silver aluminum finish.
Its connectivity is good, composed of 1 USB-C, wireless Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 5.0 modules for remote connections and communications, a practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a monitor or TV for example, an audio port or even 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers made up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are there connected.
Biometric recognition authentication is possible via Windows Hello technology and the integrated fingerprint reader.
Good point, the chiclet keyboard can be backlit which is very practical to distinguish its keys in case of limited ambient light.
The screen benefits from significant vertical and horizontal viewing angles thanks to its IPS technology. It will be of interest to lovers of videos and more generally of High Definition content thanks to its 16: 9 format and precise Full HD definition. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a shiny panel.
It also benefits from Acer BluelightShield technology which attenuates up to 30% the blue light it emits.
Performance, battery life of Acer Swift 3 SF314-41-R02A
The Acer Swift 3 SF314-41-R02A is a compact High Definition laptop designed for everyday use on the go.
Nomads will appreciate being able to use this laptop all day long away from a power outlet because in terms of battery life, we can expect about 8 hours of battery operation. In addition, thanks to its compactness, finesse and lightness, this PC is easy to transport.
To offer such battery life, it embeds energy-efficient components such as its SSD storage. The SSD is more energy efficient than a hard drive but also more robust, silent and much faster.
Result thanks to the SSD, we benefit from a much better responsiveness and fluidity than a simple hard drive. Thus, we obtain much faster software launches, processing and starts / stops, or even faster arrival on the cards of online games.
With its 512 GB, the SSD offers a capacity in phase with the standard of hard disks.
And if you need more space, you can rely on an external storage unit like a USB-C / USB 3.0 device for fast transfers.
The SSD goes well with the heart of this thin and light laptop. Composed of a good amount of 8 GB RAM and a low power AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso processor, it delivers good overall performance that can satisfy many users.
And all the more so since the Ryzen 5 3500U integrates the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution. However, this one is significantly more efficient than the classic UHD 620 part of Intel processors. In fact, the Radeon Vega 8 is positioned at the level of a dedicated entry-level graphics card.
As a result, with this elegant silver laptop PC, it is possible to watch photos and videos but also to play titles that do not require much graphics resources.