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Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020)

Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020)
alaScore 94

24 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the design and battery are generally positive. The performance and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the durability, and some have doubts about the touchpad and image quality.

portability, price, performance, battery, design

screen, image quality, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Luke Larsen (digitaltrends.com)

Acer Swift 3 (2020) review: An 8-core Ryzen laptop for $650

 

The Acer Swift 3 now comes in a Ryzen 4000 edition, and it just might be the most powerful budget laptop ever made. Our review walks you through the highlights.

Solid build quality ; Supreme performance ; Great value ; Comfortable keyboard

Mediocre touchpad ; Dim display, narrow color gamut

May, 2020

Expert review by : Eric Grevstad (pcmag.com)

Acer Spin 3 (2020) Review

 

Stylus and carrying sleeve included ; Thunderbolt 3 port

A few ounces overweight ; Unremarkable screen and keyboard ; Mediocre webcam

With a fast-charging bundled stylus and a full-flex rotating screen, the 2020 Acer Spin 3 is a solid convertible laptop choice for users who'd like to dabble in drawing or handwriting.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Monica Chin (theverge.com)

Acer’s Swift 3 is a solid laptop for students

 

A simple laptop with a top-notch processor.

Great performance for the price ; Light, portable body ; Backlit keyboard ; Plenty of ports

Dim display ; Budget-laptop design ; Bloatware ; No Thunderbolt 3 on AMD version

Acer’s Swift 3 is a portable, sturdy Windows laptop powered by AMD’s speedy Ryzen processors. It has a mediocre display, but it still offers excellent value for its price.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Its AMD Ryzen processor is attention-grabbing but the whole ultraportable package for less than $650 makes the Swift 3 worth your attention.

 

Its AMD Ryzen processor is attention-grabbing but the whole ultraportable package for less than $650 makes the Swift 3 worth your attention.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Eric Grevstad (pcmag.com)

Acer Swift 3 (2020) Review

 

Bright and colorful 3:2 aspect ratio display ; Great battery life ; HDMI and Thunderbolt 3 ports

Tepid CPU performance ; No SD or microSD card slot

A squarish 3:2 aspect ratio display helps the affordable, fully loaded Acer Swift 3 stand out from the ultraportable crowd.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Kimberly Gedeon (laptopmag.com)

Acer Spin 3 2020 review

 

The Acer Spin 3 is an affordable 2-in-1 with a stylus, but it struggles to outpace its competitors

Stylus included ; Decent variety of ports ; Fingerprint-resistant chassis ; Thunderbolt 3 port ; Affordable

Middling performance ; So-so battery life ; Dim display

The Acer Spin 3 is a budget-friendly 2-in-1 with a cool stylus, but has middling performance, a dim display and below-average battery life.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Kimberly Gedeon (laptopmag.com)

Acer Swift 3 (2020) review

 

The Acer Swift 3 is an exercise in price and compromise

Portable, lightweight chassis ; Multitasking muscle ; Affordable

Mediocre battery life ; Dim display ; Sluggish SSD

The Acer Swift 3 is an affordable, portable laptop with solid multitasking chops, but it doesn’t have the best battery life.

May, 2020

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

Acer Swift 3X (SF314-510G) review – discrete graphics from Intel? Why not!

 

The day has come. We are finally getting our hands on a laptop that comes equipped with Intel's latest (and arguably the first) discrete GPU solution. This long-awaited device is called the I…

Beautiful screen with 98% of sRGB coverage and accurate colors (when our Gaming and Web design profile is present) (Innolux N140HCE-EN2);Doesn’t use aggressive PWM to adjust brightness (Innolux N140HCE-EN2);Up to 19 hours of Web browsing on...

Quiet speakers;No SD card reader;The drivers for the Iris Xe Max are still not optimized

Nov, 2020

Expert review by : Ryan Jones (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Swift 3 2020 Review: Top class performance in a budget build

 

The Acer Swift 3 2020 is one of the most affordable ultrabooks you can buy, despite offering a similar level of performace to more expensive rivals

Cheaper than most rivals;Slim and light design;Superb productivity performance;Generous port options

Generic design;Fairly short battery life;Poor quality speakers;Middling SSD speeds

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Andrew Williams Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Acer Swift 3 (2020) review: Delivering a lot for the money

 

The 2020 Swift 3 brings a 3:2 aspect ratio screen, while squeezing the bezel compared to its predecessor. Here's our first impressions.

Slim and light and rigid ; Lots of power per pound ; Has Thunderbolt 3 ; Ultra-practical matt screen

Plastic trackpad ; Weak speakers ; Not quite all-day battery life

Acer has classed-up the once ultra-budget Swift 3 line with a magnesium-aluminium alloy case and some higher-end insides. The result is a good alternative to more expensive options like the Dell XPS 13 and MacBook Pro 13.

Jun, 2020

Price comparison for Acer Swift 3 (14-inch, 2020)

  Store     Price
Acer Swift 3 Thin & Light Laptop, 14" Full HD IPS...
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U Octa-Core Mobile Processor (Up to 4.1 GHz) with Radeon Graphics | 8GB LPDDR4 Memory |...
$667.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 SF314-42 Light Laptop, 14in FHD IPS...
Manufacturer refurbished with 90 Day (through Manufacturer or Manufacturer certified service provider).
$589.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 Thin & Light Laptop, 14" Full HD IPS...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Hexa-Core Mobile Processor (Up to 4.0GHz) with Radeon Graphics | 8GB LPDDR4 Memory |...
$629.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 14" Laptop: Ryzen 5 4500U, 512GB PCIe...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 2.3GHz Processor
$614.00 TO SHOP
2020 Newest Acer Swift 3 14 Laptop 14" Full HD IPS...
【CUSTOMlZED, Professional Upgraded to】: 8GB RAM | 256GB PCIe SSD
$649.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55-55UT Laptop, 14" Full HD, 8th...
8th Generation Intel Core i5-8265u Processor (Upto 3. 9 gramHz), 8 GB onboard DDR4 Dual Channel Memory...
$610.00 TO SHOP
2020 Acer Swift 3 14 Premium Laptop Computer 14" FHD...
【Upgraded Powerful Storage】: 8GB DDR4 SDRAM Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive
$729.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 SF315-41G-R6MP Laptop, 15.6" Full HD...
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U Quad-Core Processor (Up to 3.8GHz)
$999.00 TO SHOP
2020 Acer Swift 3 SF314 Thin & Light Laptop, 14" FHD...
2020 Latest AMD Ryzen 5 4000 Series 4500U (Beat i7-1065G7) Hexa-Core Mobile Processor (Up to 4.0GHz) with...
$555.00 TO SHOP
Acer Swift 3 2020 Premium Business Laptop I 14 inch...
【We have professional modified/upgraded, if necessary, to the detailed specs, as you can find in the...
$899.00 TO SHOP

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