68points

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

50points

Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
50
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Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB?

  • Has a backlit keyboard
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  • 11.43% bigger screen size
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    15.6"vs14"
  • 2.07x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 2.7GHz
  • 744GB more internal storage
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    1000GBvs256GB
  • Has anti-reflection coating
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  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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  • Supports 64-bit
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4

Why is Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 11.35% higher pixel density
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    157ppivs141ppi
  • 6h longer battery life
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    13hvs7h
  • 1.04kg lighter
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    1.36kgvs2399.5g
  • Uses flash storage
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  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
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    2vs1
  • 8.7mm thinner
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    15.2mmvs23.9mm
  • 53.8mm narrower
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    327.7mmvs381.5mm
  • 34.3mm shorter
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    228.6mmvs262.9mm

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Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.36kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

23.9mm

15.2mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.width

381.5mm

327.7mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Uses a fanless design
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.
6.height

262.9mm

228.6mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

141ppi

157ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

15.6"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has anti-reflection coating
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
5.has a touch screen
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this, they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
3.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
4.internal storage

1000GB

256GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Supports 64-bit
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
6.has an external memory slot
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.USB 3.0 ports

1

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has an HDMI output
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1.Battery life

7h

13h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Stylus included
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
4.has a front camera
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Acer Swift 5 14" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 8GB / 256GB
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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