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Acer Swift 1 (SF114-31)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Acer Swift 1 (SF114-31). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and battery are generally positive. The portability and price also get good opinions, but reviews about the size and screen are different. There are some less positive reviews about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Swift 1 (SF114-31) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Swift 1 SF114-31-P6F6 Notebook Review

 

Enduring mobility. Acer's 14-inch laptop pleases with its silent system and very long battery life. This is due to the combination of a Braswell processor and high-capacity battery. With a price of 400 Euros (~$422), it is also an affordable device.

matte screen ; noiseless system ; decent keyboard ; 128 GB of eMMC storage ; 2-year warranty ; very good battery life

dark, low-contrast, viewing angle dependent screen ; PWM at max. brightness without power supply ; no upgrade options ; no Type-C USB ; below-average WiFi data rates

The Swift 1 is the lowest-performance and cheapest model in Acer's Swift lineup. However, it does not need to hide. Although the casing is mainly made of plastic, the Swift 1 can be described as stylish. This is also due to its slim exterior. The Swift...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Widgey (argos.co.uk)

Acer Swift a real workhorse

 

Basic laptop with massive memory and very speedy indeed. Look no further for office/home computing.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: busymum (argos.co.uk)

great

 

good laptop nice and lightweight. no real issues.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: AcerUser (argos.co.uk)

Good value laptop

 

This is the fourth Acer I've bought over the years as they always seem to offer a good combination of performance, style and value for money. So far the laptop is performing well. Used for small business use, with multiple browser tabs and 2 or 3 other...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: cicc (argos.co.uk)

Great product for the price

 

Booting fast and everything is working fine. Happy with it

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: mick (argos.co.uk)

acer laptop

 

good looking laptop, quality feel, excellent battery life, this was the best spec I could find at this price and it does not disappoint, great for everyday tasks

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Delilah (argos.co.uk)

Acer Swift 1 14 Inch Pentium 4GB 128GB Laptop - Black

 

Perfect laptop for my university needs - easily portable, with a solid performance and pretty good battery life. I use this for word processing, browsing and researching online and streaming videos. I save the heavier applications for my desktop PC...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Coco2018 (argos.co.uk)

Excellent laptop

 

Excellent value for money

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Fil2017 (argos.co.uk)

looks great

 

I have bought this as a Christmas present my son this year but after reading the reviews and also checking reviews on you tube I'm very very confident I will be giving it five stars when I collected from Argos I was very impressed with it I asked many...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Clanger (argos.co.uk)

Great Value

 

Very pleased with this laptop, actually bought it on the strength of reviews by previous purchasers and was not disappointed

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:54.5 / 56
Battery capacity (Watt hours):54.5 / 56
Battery life (max):12.5
Battery performance:4780 / 4920
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD
LED backlight:No / Yes
Panel Type:TFT
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:45

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel® HD Graphics 400

Keyboard

Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of SATA III connectors:2
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:N3060 / N3710
Processor boost frequency:2.48 / 2.56
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:N3060 / N3710
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:D1
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:91830 / 91832
Processor code:SR2KL / SR2KN
Processor package size:25 x 27
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y

Security

Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Flash memory:128 / 32 / 64
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Storage media:Flash / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 32 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.705 / 9.25
Height:0.339 / 0.705
Height (front):0.339 / 0.705
Height (rear):0.705
Weight:12 / 3.53
Width:13.4 / 9.25