• CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G4
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
  • Display: 13.5”, 2K (2256 x 1504), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - LPDDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 1.18 kg (2.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Ultra-lightweight
  • Ice Lake CPUs
  • Decent battery life
  • Covers 98% sRGB (BOE08BC)
  • Our Gaming and Web design profile improves the color accuracy to comply with the standard Average dE of <2.0 (BOE08BC)
  • Work-friendly 3:2 aspect ratio
  • Thunderbolt 3 port onboard and support of NVMe M.2 drives

Cons

  • No SD card reader
  • Memory is soldered
  • The unit we tested uses aggressive PWM to adjust its brightness levels (our Health-Guard profile deals with the issue) (BOE08BC)

Acer Swift 3 (SF313-52) - Specs

CPU Performance #47
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G4
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U 0.5%
GPU Performance #118
  • NVIDIA Quadro M520 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
  • AMD Radeon R8 M445DX (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon 530 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
Display
13.5”, 2K (2256 x 1504), IPS
panel 1
BOE NE135FBM-N41 (BOE08BC)
Color accuracy 2.8 -> 1.3
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - LPDDR4, 2666MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
56Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Magnesium alloy
Dimensions
302.5 x 233.9 x 16 mm (11.91" x 9.21" x 0.63")
Weight
1.18 kg (2.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive

 

 

 

DISPLAY: 13.5-inch, 2256x1504, IPS

Name BOE NE135FBM-N41 (BOE08BC)
Diagonal 13.5"
Pixel density 200.84 ppi
Brightness 466 cd/m2
sRGB 98%
PWM frequency 200 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 2256x1504
Becomes "Retina" from 17 inches (44 cm)
Contrast 1400:1
dE Color Checker 2.8 1.3
PWM Rating 1.0: (harmful)
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Acer Swift 3 (SF313-52) in-depth review

In this year's CES, Acer unveiled some very interesting Swift 3 notebooks. One of them is the 13.5" Swift 3 (SF313-52). Indeed, this is not a very popular screen size to see, as most of the 13-inch laptops have 13.3" panels. However, this notebook is fitted with a 3:2 aspect ratio display. This should be more interesting for people who browse pages and work with vertical scrolling content more than watching movies, or any 16:9 content to begin with. On the hardware side, Acer gave this lapto[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-1035G4

GPU Performance: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4

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

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