Acer Swift SF314-51-52X2 € 699, 14-inch Ultrabook mat SSD256 i5 8GB


Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-52X2 arrived in our country, the first representative of the new Swift Acer series. This Ultrabook with 15-inch antiglare screen running Windows 10 with a dedicated SSD storage solution, a low-power Core i5 processor Skylake, a good amount of RAM, USB connectivity 3.1 Type-C or a retro chiclet keyboard lit and a biometric reader. It is now in stock for less than 700 euros and provides autonomy announced 10 hours.

Features Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-52X2

Dalle 14 ” WXGA HD LED (1366×768, anti-reflective)
Processor Intel Core i5-6200U Skylake (2.3 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)
installed RAM (max) 8 GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4 2133 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (1 free)
Storage Area 256GB SSD (2.5 inch)
Graphics Card Intel HD integrated processor 520
Optical drive
Audio System 2 speakers Dolby Home Theater v4
Webcam Yes, 720p HD CrystelEye with microphone
Network Wi-Fi ac + Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
Card Reader SD / MMC
Output (s) video HDMI
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Input (s) / Output (s) Combo Headset / Microphone
USB USB 3.0 1 + 1 + 1 USB 2.0 USB 3.1 Type-C
Operating System Windows 10 64-bit
Battery Li-Polymer 3220mAh 48Whr 4 cell
Autonomy announced
Size (mm) 341 x 236.6 x 17.95
Weight 1.5 Kg
Guarantee 2 years
Other chiclet keyboard with backlight, multi-touch touchpad
software Acer Applications

It sports a relatively sleek look with its brushed metal silver finish.


Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-52X2 is a relatively compact laptop for a nomadic common use.

It has indeed announced a battery life of 10 hours he is to be confirmed in practice. We can hope to hold any event at least 6 hours of battery light use. The transport of this Ultrabook is facilitated by its compactness and its weight of 1.5 Kg.

This Ultrabook enjoys a antireflective screen showing less tiring for the eyes on a long period glossy and readable in bright environment (eg outside), a good point for a machine that is to be nomadic. Otherwise, the screen adopts standard specification definition of 1366×768 and 16 / 9th format suitable well to playing videos


It is obviously possible to view photos and videos on this computer that entrusts its graphics processing with Intel HD integrated solution 520 within the processor. The latter target will not hand the players.

Nevertheless, thanks to its 8 GB of RAM and low-power processor Core i5-6200U Skylake, this Ultrabook delivers good overall performance.

It proves very reactive to use, helped by its SSD storage solution dedicated much faster than a hard disk while being more energy efficient, more resistant to shocks and silent. As usual, however, the integrated SSD capacity is less than the standard hard drives.

If the 256GB SSD are too fair, one can obviously rely on an external storage unit. Favour a USB 3.0 device is then a good solution because you get transfers made up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0.

The integrated connection to this Ultrabook has just 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB (USB 2.0) as well as 1 USB 3.1 Type-C last generation of wireless modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for ac connections and remote communications, Ethernet and audio ports and an HDMI video output useful easily connect this PC to a monitor or TV for example.

This laptop also takes advantage of a fingerprint reader to identify easily and quickly on the system, a rare feature to be emphasized. The chiclet keyboard profit him a system of backlit buttons to distinguish them when the ambient light is low.


It is now possible to buy the Acer Swift 3 SF314-51-52X2 to less than 700 euros in an Ultrabook that is displayed also pre-order for 665 euros in the Fnac (members price, standard price 699 euros). In its category, it is positioned as one of the only models on our price comparison to benefit from an SSD storage solution dedicated as large capacity, a chiclet keyboard retro lit a biometric reader and a compact, lightweight chassis.

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