Acer Swift 1 (SF114-34) vs Chromebook 311

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Review

Evaluation of Acer Swift 1 (SF114-34) and Chromebook 311 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Acer Swift 1 (SF114-34)
  • Can run popular games at about 39-53% higher FPS
  • Thinner bezels and 25% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Features a bigger (~29%) battery – 50.3 against 39 watt-hours
  • Supports next-generation Wi-Fi 6 wireless networks
  • Backlit keyboard
  • 16% sharper screen – 157 versus 135 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Acer Chromebook 311
  • Easier to carry: weighs 200 grams less (around 0.44 lbs)
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 2 versus 1
  • Much smaller footprint: 14% more compact case (91.3 vs 106.2 square inches)
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.3 kg (2.87 lbs) 1.1 kg (2.43 lbs)
Dimensions 322.8 x 212.2 x 14.95 mm
12.71 x 8.35 x 0.59 inches
296 x 199 x 18.15 mm
11.65 x 7.83 x 0.71 inches
Area 685 cm2 (106.1 inches2) 589 cm2 (91.2 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~78.9% ~63%
Side bezels 6.5 mm 19.6 mm
Colors Silver, Gold Silver
Transformer No No
Opening angle 120° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Passive Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans - 1

Display

Size 14 inches 11.6 inches
Type IPS LCD TN LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 157 ppi 135 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels
HDR support No No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Display tests
Contrast 952:1 -
sRGB color space 61.8% -
Adobe RGB profile 42.9% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 41.4% -
Response time 25 ms -
Max. brightness

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes -
USB Power Delivery No -
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 45 W 45 W
Weigh of AC adapter 158 gramm -

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 1.1 GHz 1.1 GHz
Cores 2 2
Threads 2 2
L3 Cache 4 MB -
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 16 EU) Intel UHD Graphics 600
Fabrication process 10 nm 14 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 6 W 5 W
Type Integrated Integrated
Fabrication process 10 nm 14 nm
GPU base clock 350 MHz 200 MHz
GPU boost clock 750 MHz 750 MHz
FLOPS 0.24 TFLOPS 0.14 TFLOPS
Memory size System Shared System Shared
Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory speed 2.93 Gbps 3.2 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 256 96
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 16 12
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 8 2
GPU performance
0.24 TFLOPS
0.14 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x4 GB 1x4 GB
Clock 2933 MHz 3200 MHz
Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Upgradable No No

Storage

Storage size
Bus Custom Custom
Storage type eMMC eMMC
Channels 1x64 GB 1x32 GB
Upgradable No No
Total slots 1 1
NVMe - No

Sound

Speakers 2.0 2.0
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness 73.8 dB -
Microphones 1 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v5
Bluetooth v5.1 v5
Fingerprint Optional No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 -
Ports
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.0
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.1
Thunderbolt No No
HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4 No
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No No
SD card reader No Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes No

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes No
Key travel - 1.6 mm
Touchpad
Size 10.5 x 6.5 cm -
Surface Plastic Plastic
Windows Precision Yes No
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