Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-57CP) Traditional Laptop General Review

Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-57CP) is a 14 inch lightweight and portable everyday laptop with 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor. This model is similar to Acer Swift 3 (SF314-51-39NE) laptop. Lets see this laptop's general review.

This is a portable laptop which is 0.7 Inches thin and weighs around 3.3 pounds. So, this is suitable for travelers and students who want to carry their laptop wherever they go. All metal body design with well spaced backlit keyboard to work even in dark environments. Fingerprint reader gives you an extra level of security which is needed for travelers. Very attractive laptop, suitable for work, entertainment and for everyday usage.

14 Inch Full HD display is very acceptable for these specs and price. You can enjoy even more clearer and brighter display because of Acer Color Intelligence technology. Coming to its main specs, this model is powered by 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7200U processor and comes with 8 GB DDR4 RAM, 256 GB SSD storage and integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 chip.

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These are best specs to be in an everyday laptop. This laptop fits for all people for general usage and even for heavy usage. Intel Core i5-7200U processor can handle even heavy tasks and can run demanding applications. With that 8 GB RAM and this processor, you can multi-task and run demanding applications without any issues. 256 GB SSD storage is acceptable storage capacity for this price.

Intel HD Graphics 620 chip is best suited for display and not for gaming. You can play games released till 2015 or 2016 in low settings. But this laptop is not for gaming. You can take high quality pictures or record high quality videos with this laptop's HDR supported HD webcam. Enjoy high quality audio from this model's two Acer TrueHarmony stereo speakers.

Features very basic connectivity but suited for everyone. 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 reader slot. This model lacks LAN port which can be ignored. You will enjoy long battery life of around 8 hours in normal usage. Battery life totally depends on your usage.


Overall, this is one of the best budget-friendly laptop to buy at the time of this review. This is a perfect laptop for all moderate users. Use this laptop for entertainment, work, projects etc. This is not suitable for gaming and running very demanding applications.