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Acer Aspire R7 Two-in-One Ultrabook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Acer Aspire R7 Two-in-One Ultrabook. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and performance. The price and screen also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the keyboard and size, while views are divided on the durability.

design, screen, price, performance, reliability

portability, touchpad, battery, size, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire R7 Two-in-One Ultrabook is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Acer Aspire R7 review: a flexible form factor at a reasonable price

 

The Acer Aspire R7 is a unique take on the Windows 8 laptop, with an adjustable display and an attractive hinge design. And, at $1,000, it's also a pretty good deal.

Innovative design, well-built ; Bright 1080p display ; Good specs for the money

Cramped keyboard, awkwardly placed touchpad ; Unimpressive battery life ; Relatively heavy ; Only one configuration right now

If the R7 weren't well-built, it would appear to have a major identity crisis. But, happily, this machine is a success. Offering an innovative transforming design, a nice 1080p touchscreen and solid performance for $1,000 is no small feat. The device...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Trace Hagan (tweaktown.com)

Acer Aspire R7 Two-in-One Ultrabook Review

 

Trace takes a look at Acer's Aspire R7 two-in-one convertible Ultrabook. Does the radical design warrant it being on your radar? Let's find out.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Acer Aspire R7 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

That's not your eyes deceiving you, and there's no Photoshop trickery afoot here: that is a keyboard in front of the trackpad. And this is the Acer Aspire

May, 2013

Expert review by: S Aadeetya (pcquest.com)

Acer Aspire R7 - PCQuest

 

With bold new features and a unique design form, Acer does seem to have a winner on hand

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: S Aadeetya (pcquest.com)

Acer Aspire R7: Flip it around - PCQuest

 

This Windows 8 powered touch based notebook is part of the revolutionized computing era.

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:4
Speaker Power:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:3560 / 53
Battery life (max):4.5
Battery performance:3560
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Design

Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Convertible (Ezel)
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65 / 90

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:12 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0+HS
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus Home Theater / HD
Multi-touch: Yes

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Interface adapters included:LAN/VGA combo
Power cord included: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-3337U / I7-3537U
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3.1
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:1.8 / 2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I5-3337U / I7-3537U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:72054 / 72055
Processor code:SR0XG / SR0XL
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface: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:120 / 24 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA II
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA II
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 120 / 256 / 500 / 750 / 774

Technical Details

Display Type:LCD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10
Height:1.12
Height (front):0.811
Height (rear):1.12
Weight:5.29 / 5.51
Width:14.8