Acer Swift 3 Review – The Best £500 Laptop You Can Buy | The Tech Chap

The Acer Swift 3 is a great value 14-inch thin & light ultrabook with a sleek, all-metal design, Kaby lake processors, fingerprint reader and USB C. Starting from just £499, the Swift 3 is one of the best mid-range laptops on the market. US: | UK:

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Unhappy Kirby says:

the gold colour or the silver one

Jeffrey Stevenson says:

After watching this I picked up the i5 6th generation model off of Amazon for $515 USD. It’s refurbished but I have had good luck with that so far. Thanks for the suggestion!

A Hardworking Guy says:

I got a $500 HP NOTEBOOK 15 laptop with Core i5 6200k, 1TB, 4GB, 5 Hrs Battery Life, CD ROM, 2 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.0, 15.6′ LCD Display, numpad, noise-less fan (even on high performance gaming), 2.3kg. So should I think that my laptop is better than that Acer?

Filippo Conti says:

Nice review! I am thinking of buying this laptop for university (I study medicine, so I don’t need super performances). I was going to buy the i3-7100U, 8gb ram, 256 ssd version. The only thing I noticed is that the 2017 model is actually slightly different from the one you tested. Do you know the differences? Do you think my choice is fine? (I basically need to use office, chrome and watch videos/movies).

Erik says:

Great review again!

Justin Hyde says:

‘bottom firing speakers’ fnarr fnarr! Have owned a couple of Acer laptops a few years ago and although not for me now, this looks like a great product and would love to get this for my better half to replace her aging Dell. Great vid by the way. Keep up the great work Tom.

Joash Terrible says:

Can you run autocad and/or aspen hysis in this laptop? Thank you!

mattmaca says:

Another excellent review. Hopefully buying a new laptop shortly so looking forward to your review of the new Asus Zenbook Pro 3 when it’s released next month.

tipoomaster says:

Looks like they reuse the same chassis with this and the Chromebook 14, eh? Same display panel too?

Lakhon Pohlong says:

Can it run Android Studio smoothly?

The Le says:

Is brightness good ? Can i use swift 3 in outdoor, in coffe shop, in school … ? Thank you very much 😀

TheDutyPaid says:

Could the opaque your logo a bit? It is so distracting.

TheAwakenMC says:

Macbook Air

sayfi plum says:

Would you recommend the Co model for a university student who will be doing alot of browsing, media consumption, word processing and light gaming? Thanks

meen meen says:

Swift 3 play left 4 dead 2 frame rate?

Kaur Kiisler says:

Hi, is the i5 version worth the extra 100£?

Andy Turfer says:

The keyboard is a deal breaker for me – in particular, the way the hash key looks like it’s a chopped off piece of the return key.

vaniria says:

I’m thinking between this laptop with az i5 and a Macbook Air. It’s nearly the same price, the Acer Swift 3 is 90 dollars cheaper. Which do you think is a better choice?

Zuhayr Jaffrey says:

Really liked this review, I would recommend you review the HP envy 13 Kaby lake (2017), great mid range (£600-£700) laptop

Julio García Domínguez says:

Just found this video and love your review! You have gained one new follower my friend 😀
Just one question, is it bright enough to use outdoors? Greetings from Mexico!!

sagar mozumder says:

thanks for reviewing acer swift 3

Rhesa Gurung says:

Guys, can we charge this swift 3 through usb type c port? Pls confirm, it will be very helpful. Thanks in advance.

Christopher Vo says:

Ugh should I get the Acer Swift 3 or the ASUS Zenbook UX430??

Vantavimeow. says:

Bought one yesterday, it’s everything it’s the benchmark for all laptops imo. Everything aspect is good, also very surprised to find no bloatware. Acer have really got their shit together at last it seems. Paid £418 but it was a cheeky stack of deals at the right time.

The Greek From Chicago says:

This helped deciding on a laptop for my third year at college-very helpful!

Daniel Ghirbomean says:

When are you reviewing the new version with the mx150 graphics? And at £900 is the screen really worth it or would you recommend something else like the hp envy 13 ?

dogboy0912 says:

Lmao, that “FULL HD 1080” sticker is oddly reminiscent of something….

Hamza Mir says:

I just got mine. But seems the version in my region comes with an non-IPS LCD 720p 14″ which really does not look good. However I got dirt cheap for $380 from a guy who has it as an unwanted gift. Im not sure if I should resell it, or stick with it, with an awful colorless screen…Apart from that the laptop phenomenal

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