69points

Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

55points

Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB

Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB

Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB

Why is Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • 2.09x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 2.4GHzvs2 x 2.3GHz
  • 11.43% bigger screen size
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    15.6"vs14"
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
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    3vs1
  • Supports 64-bit
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  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4
  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
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    1vs0
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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  • Has F16C
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Why is Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • 803.1g lighter
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    1.5kgvs2300g
  • 5h longer battery life
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    12hvs7h
  • 11.35% higher pixel density
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    157ppivs141ppi
  • 8.1mm thinner
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    17.8mmvs25.9mm
  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • Has a fingerprint scanner
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  • 23mm narrower
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    340.4mmvs363.4mm
  • 18.8mm shorter
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    236.2mmvs255mm

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Design

1.weight

2.3kg

1.5kg

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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

25.9mm

17.8mm

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.Uses a fanless design
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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.width

363.4mm

340.4mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width 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.has anti-reflection coating
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
4.screen size

15.6"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.has a touch screen
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 2.4GHz (Intel Core i5-9300H)

2 x 2.3GHz

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

512GB

512GB

The internal storage 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.has an external memory slot
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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.
6.Supports 64-bit
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB 3.0 ports

3

1

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.
4.has an HDMI output
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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

12h

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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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 Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.has a front camera
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
4.Stylus included
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
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.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

1

1

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
2.Has F16C
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
3.Has MMX
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
4.Has integrated graphics
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
5.Supports ECC memory
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
6.Has NX bit
Acer Nitro 5 15.6" Intel Core i5-9300H 2.4GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (Intel Core i5-9300H)
Acer Swift 3 14" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 512GB
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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