• CPU: Intel Pentium Silver N5000
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 605
  • Display: 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 64GB SSD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.30 kg (2.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Surprisingly good value
  • Large touchpad and an optional fingerprint reader
  • SD card slot, USB Type-C connection and an M.2 slot for storage upgrades
  • Very good battery life
  • Its Full HD IPS panel has comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (BOE NV140FHM-N48)
  • Aluminum body, which feels very premium, despite the price tag

Cons

  • Memory is soldered to the motherboard
  • Covers only 54% of sRGB (BOE NV140FHM-N48)
  • Uses aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (our Health-Guard profile fixes that) (BOE NV140FHM-N48)

Acer Swift 1 (SF114-32) - Specs

CPU Performance #112
  • Intel Core i7-6500U 0.7%
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 0.7%
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000
  • Intel Core i7-6560U
  • Intel Core i5-4300M 0.1%
GPU Performance #243
  • Intel HD Graphics 615 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) 0.3%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 605
  • Intel HD Graphics 610 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 515 0.1%
Display
14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
BOE NV140FHM-N48
Color accuracy 4.4 -> 3.7
HDD/SSD
64GB eMMC
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
4GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 S
Battery
54Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
323 x 228 x 14.95 mm (12.72" x 8.98" x 0.59")
Weight
1.30 kg (2.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV140FHM-N48
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 157.35 ppi
Brightness 279 cd/m2
sRGB 54%%
PWM frequency 200 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (56 cm)
Contrast 1180:1
dE Color Checker 4.4 3.7
PWM Rating 1.1: (harmful)
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Acer Swift 1 (SF114-32) in-depth review

Look at that. A budget device with an all-metal body. Honestly, when we were looking for getting this laptop in for a review, we were joking about this. How can you give people a metal chassis, when the price is that low. Not only that, but the Swift 1 (SF114-32) offers a fingerprint reader option and a Full HD IPS panel. Then, we got the unit... and everything of the aforementioned was true. Yes, you get a 6W Pentium Silver N5000 (in our case), and soldered memory, but hey, it has a PCIe SS[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Pentium Silver N5000

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 605

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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