Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-39NE) Portable Laptop General Review

Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-39NE) is a 14 Inch portable, thin and lightweight laptop suitable for moderate usage. This laptop is best suited for students, travelers and business people who want a laptop for general use. Lets see this laptop's general review.

This is a thin and attractive laptop with simple silver color coating and sharp-edge design. Features large trackpad and keyboard with well spaced keys. The best features of this model is its Acer Fingerprint Reader supporting Windows Hello. So, you will have an extra layer of security. This model weighs around 3.3 pounds and is about 0.7 inches thin. So, you can take this laptop wherever you go. Suited for students, business persons and for people who want a lightweight Intel Core i3 powered laptop.

14 Inch Full HD display is the best to get in a laptop with these powerful specs and less price tag. You can enjoy even better color display in this Full HD display compared to other laptop's Full HD display because of Acer's few display technologies.

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Coming to main specs, this model is powered by 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U processor and comes with 4 GB DDR4 RAM, 128 GB SSD storage drive and integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 chip.

These are completely basic but powerful specs for moderate usage. You can use this laptop for office purposes, for school projects and for entertainment. This is not for playing video games or running very demanding applications. You can do light multi-tasking and run moderately demanding applications.

7th Generation Intel Core processors are latest processors to get in a laptop at the time of this review. 4 GB RAM is sufficient for the processor. Storage is somewhat less but as it is an SSD type storage, we can accept 128 GB capacity. Integrated Intel HD graphics 620 chip is suitable for display and other less graphic intensive applications.

This model is not even for moderate gaming. You can play video games released till 2015 or 2016 in low settings but it is recommended not to play video games in this model. We have another model, Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-57CP) which is powered by 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor and comes with 8 GB DDR4 RAM and 256 GB SSD storage. We recommend you to go for this i5 processor model over i3 processor model.

You can take high-quality images or record high quality videos with this laptop's HDR supported HD webcam. You can enjoy high quality audio from two built-in stereo speakers, thanks to its Acer True Harmony Sound System.

Has basic connectivity but suited for modern users. This laptop comes with one USB 3.1 Type C port, one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HDMI port and one SD card slot. Features 802.11 ac WiFi adapter and Bluetooth 4.0 adapter for wireless connectivity. Gives very long battery life of about 7 or 8 hours in normal usage. Battery life is the main feature to look in a travel laptop.


Overall, this laptop is for general and moderate usage. This is a laptop for bloggers, writers, travelers, students, business persons and for people who want a laptop for entertainment or for moderate usage.

If you can spend extra dollars, we recommend you to go for Intel Core i5 processor model, Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-57CP).