Equipped with a 14-inch IPS Full HD antimicrobial touch screen, the Acer Swift 5 SF514-55TA-53TH is a very light 1 Kg Ultrabook designed for everyday versatile use on the go thanks to its 9 hour battery life. This slim laptop PC with the original Gold design relies on a good amount of 16 GB RAM as well as a Quad Core i5 Tiger Lake processor with Iris Xe graphics for good overall performance with the ability to run games not too much. greedy. This laptop also benefits from a backlit chiclet keyboard, a fingerprint reader as well as Thunderbolt USB-C and Wi-Fi ax connectivity.
Specifications Acer Swift 5 SF514-55T-72BR
|Slab||14 ” Full HD LED IPS 100% sRGB 340cd / m² CineCrystal multi-touch thin edges Corning Gorilla Glass antimicrobial (1920×1080, glossy)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-1165G7 Tiger Lake (2.8 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||16 DDR4 (soldered) LPDDR4x|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)|
|Connectivity||2 USB 3.0 1 USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, SD / MMC|
|Network||Wi-Fi ax (Wi-Fi 6 AX201), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Windows Hello||Yes, fingerprint reader|
|Audio system||2 Dolby Audio Premium speakers, TrueHarmony|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||9 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 56Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.05 Kg / 318.9 x 207 x 14.95|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Acer Swift 5 SF514-55T-72BR
Very light with its weight limited to 1 kg, it features an elegant and discreet design thanks to its Gold frame which rises slightly forward when opened.
This slim versatile Ultrabook has good connectivity with its USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, its wireless Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi ax modules ( more efficient and recent than Wi-Fi ac ) to communicate and connect remotely, its audio port but also its 2 USB (compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0), USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times more as fast as USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is plugged into it.
You can authenticate by biometric recognition via the integrated fingerprint reader and Windows Hello technology.
The chiclet keyboard can be backlit, an expected feature and nevertheless very practical for distinguishing its keys in a dimly lit environment.
The screen is distinguished by its multi-touch touch technology thanks to which you can interact with the system and the software by simply placing at least one finger on it, and this by gestures / pressures. Good point, the screen is covered with a layer of antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Due to its tactile aspect, the screen is brilliant. It therefore revives the colors but is subject to reflections in a bright environment (eg outside), which may disappoint the most nomadic.
In any case, the screen will be of interest to many users with its 100% sRGB and IPS characteristics. Because they imply colors more faithful than the average as well as vertical and horizontal viewing angles important. Thanks to its Full HD definition and a 16: 9 format, the screen is also well suited to the display of High Definition content such as videos.
Performance, battery life of the Acer Swift 5 SF514-55T-72BR
The Acer Swift 5 SF514-55T-72BR is for those looking for a very light compact laptop for everyday versatile use on the go.
Easily transportable thanks to its weight of 1 kg lighter than the average but also its compactness and finesse, this versatile Ultrabook will be of particular interest to nomads as in terms of battery life, it can last about 9 hours on battery in use. slight.
To do this, it relies on energy-efficient components such as its good amount of 16 GB RAM, low consumption like the processor, a Tiger Lake Quad Core i7-1165G7.
Despite its finesse and lightness, this Ultrabook delivers good general performance suitable for many users thanks to this core also capable of running games that are not too greedy in graphics resources.
Because the Core i7 Tiger Lake houses within it the Intel Iris Xe graphics solution that we tested . Much more powerful than the classic Intel UHD 620, the Iris Xe also allows of course to watch photos and videos.
That being said, if the goal is to often perform work that requires processor and / or graphics resources, it is better to turn to a PC with a non-low consumption processor and / or an adequate GPU. However, this will have an impact on weight, portability, and battery life.
The storage is up to the task, entrusted to a 1TB SSD, a large capacity that rivals hard drives. But as a bonus, the SSD is more energy efficient, more shock resistant and quiet while being much faster.