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Acer Aspire R14 (R3-471TG)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Acer Aspire R14 (R3-471TG). The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the battery and durability. The reliability and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the keyboard and size.

design, performance, reliability, durability, battery

screen, image quality, size, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Aspire R14 (R3-471TG) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Acer Aspire R 14

 

The latest Acer Aspire R 14 convertible-hybrid laptop features a solid, versatile design, a 14-inch 1080p HD screen, strong performance, and excellent battery life.

Nice price. Solid convertible design. Full 1080p HD touch screen. USB-C port. Stereo speakers adapt to screen position. Strong performance, particularly in 3D gaming. Excellent battery life.

Feels large in Tablet mode. Lots of bloatware.

Conclusion The latest Acer Aspire R 14 is a reasonably priced convertible-hybrid laptop with a lot going for it. Its improvements over its last iteration include a large 1080p HD touch screen, forward-looking technology like a USB-C port, dual-band...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Acer Aspire R 14 Review

 

Shopping for a laptop can certainly feel like buying an automobile: It's easy to get charmed by a sleek, stylish convertible that has power to spare. With its long battery life, powerful speakers and 6th-generation Core i5 processor, the 14-inch Acer...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

Acer Aspire R14 Review

 

Does Acer Aspire R14 offer enough quality features to make up for its low resolution display?

Zero air gap touch controls ; Affordable with solid performance ; Attractive well-built design

Lackluster display ; Limited feedback on keyboard ; Unwieldy in tablet form ; The Acer Aspire R14 offers a great design and solid performance, but the overall package is marred by the display’s limited resolution and poor viewing angles.

The Acer Aspire R14 offers a great design and solid performance, but the overall package is marred by the display’s limited resolution and poor viewing angles.

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Nino Ricchizzi (notebookcheck.net)

Acer Aspire R14 Convertible Review

 

Small and simple. Acer presents a 14-inch convertible dubbed Aspire R14 R3-471TG-552E that is to convince us with its elegant design, a 360-degree display, and decent system performance. Unfortunately, the screen does not quite meet our expectations.

Battery life, Decent performance due to dedicated graphics card, Design, Touchpad and touchscreen

Build quality, Pressure on the screen causes image distortions, One USB 3.0 port only, Glare-type screen, Fan characteristics, Temperature development

Acer has a convertible with 360-degree hinges in its product line with its Aspire R14. We liked the review sample's design and solid looks. Unfortunately, the build exhibits some shortcomings, such as the components' transitions and the screen where...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Ben Mansill (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Acer Aspire R14 (R3-471TG)

 

This machine was supposed to be in last issue's mainstream laptops group test, but an unfortunate courier incident saw it miss out. It would have stacked up reasonably well, so let's have a look now. Its strongest feature is the i7 5500U CPU. At this...

"... if it is to remain deskbound, and serve primarily as a number-crunching machine it’s fine and reasonable value."

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:3315 / 3360 / 3560
Battery life (max):7 / 7.5
Battery performance:3315 / 3360 / 3560
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Blue, Grey / Grey / Grey, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Convertible (Folder)
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1) / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:40 / 45 / 65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 820M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 16 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:N
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 850 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:00
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:40 / 45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / Opi
Configurable TDP-down:10 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12
PCI Express configurations:1x2,1x4,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:3556U / 4405U / i3-4030U / i3-5005U / i5-4210U / i5-5200U / i7-4510U / i7-5500U
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell / Skylake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i3-5xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.7 / 1.9 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 2.4
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:3556U / 4405U / i3-4030U / i3-5005U / i5-4210U / i5-5200U / i7-4510U / i7-5500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-5000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 4000 series for Mobile / Intel® Core™ i3-4000 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1168 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D0 / D1 / F0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:76621 / 81015 / 81016 / 81018 / 84695 / 85212 / 85214 / 89611
Processor code:SR1EB / SR1EF / SR1EN / SR23W / SR23Y / SR27G / SR2EX
Processor package size:40 / 40 x 24 x 1.5 / 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N
Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9 / 9.65
Height:0.728 / 0.937 / 1
Height (front):0.728
Height (rear):0.728
Weight:4 / 4.19 / 4.41 / 4.85
Width:13 / 13.5