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Acer Aspire R7 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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27 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

Amongst portable PCs of a similar spec and age, this 2 in 1 laptop is one of the most highly awarded.

This notebook PC received a "Recommended" from Hothardware.com, Altomdata.dk, Pclab.pl, Vido.com.ua and Hardwareluxx.ru all of whom wrote that this portable PC was good.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both decided that this portable PC was superb and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com and Log.com.tr both gave this laptop an "Editor's Choice" award.

This notebook PC received a "Gold" from Hardware.info who said that this portable PC was terrific.

The experts at two other expert review sites both thought that this portable PC was good. Hardwareluxx.de gave this notebook PC a "Technical Award" and it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This portable PC has an average expert rating of 74% based on fifty-eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Reasonably Priced

A few customers reckoned that the product was good value for money. Notebookcheck.net wrote “However, its price of approximately 1500 Euros does not exactly make it one of the most affordable laptops”. Two years ago Nothingwired.com said “Great value” in their review of this laptop. Nothingwired.com also wrote “Price is nice considering the hardware”.

One Acer Aspire R7 owner who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was cheap. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire R7 last year “Fingerprint free? This inexpensive sleev” . One person who reviewed this laptop said that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Engadget.com mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire R7 two years ago “It's also a pretty good deal” .

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Nice Design

A few customers wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design. Engadget.com mentioned two years ago “The Acer Aspire R7 is a unique take on the Windows 8 laptop, with an adjustable display and an attractive hinge design” but they only gave it a rating of 69 out of 100. Tbreak.ae mentioned in their Acer Aspire R7 review “When it comes to laptops, you have a fairly standard design that they follow”. Nothingwired.com said two years ago “Full HD display, impressive audio output, multipurpose design” .

A number of Acer Aspire R7 reviewers reckoned that this laptop was good looking. Three years ago expert review site Mobiletechreview.com wrote in their review of this laptop “This is a good looking machine that's quick, cool”. Expert review site Anandtech.com said “There are the tablet style devices where the display can be removed from the keyboard”. Nothingwired.com wrote in their Acer Aspire R7 review two years ago “Pretty good graphics card” .

One customer wrote that it was ergonomic. Digitaltrends.com said “Touchscreen computers of all flavors suffer from a notable ergonomic problem” in their review of the Acer Aspire R7.

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Robust

Some Acer Aspire R7 owners who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review of this laptop “A swift solid state drive ensures a fast-working system”. Expert review site Pcquest.com wrote three years ago “Acer R7 is well built, comes with a futuristic design” in their review of the Acer Aspire R7. Nothingwired.com mentioned in their review “Good build quality” .

One Acer Aspire R7 owner who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Nothingwired.com wrote in their Acer Aspire R7 review “Sturdy constructionsignature Ezel hinge is tight”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers considered that the Acer Aspire R7 was quiet. Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire R7 “Usually runs quietly” . Nothingwired.com mentioned in their review of the Acer Aspire R7 “Quiet, cool operation”.

One Acer Aspire R7 owner who bought the Acer Aspire R7 mentioned that it was noisy.

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Good Technical Features

Some customers who bought it considered that it had good features. Itreviews.com said on IT Reviews.com “The Acer Aspire R7 features a stunning look.” in their Acer Aspire R7 review however they only rated it 60 out of 100.

Good Battery Life

A few people who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it had a good battery life. Nick M. gave the product an excellent review score and he wrote “As to its weight, battery life, performance and superb all round capability mean I'm delighted with this”. Expert review site Ultrabookreview.com wrote “On one hand it offers a nice display with pen support, fast hardware and decent battery life.”. Nothingwired.com said in their review two years ago “Improved battery life”.

Good Support

One Acer Aspire R7 owner considered that the product had good technical guidance. Tweaktown.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “I'll do my best to help you decide for yourself” in their Acer Aspire R7 review.

Good Graphics Card

One customer considered that the Acer Aspire R7 had a good graphics card.

Good Connectivity

A number of Acer Aspire R7 owners who reviewed the Acer Aspire R7 agreed that it was wifi compatible. Nick M. gave the product an excellent rating and he mentioned in December this year “With the 256 GB HD - I have to say unlike the previous reviewer I've never had a problem with the wi-fi at all” in his review. W00ster said in December “However one major issue is the WiFi connection” in their Acer Aspire R7 review.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people said that the Acer Aspire R7 was good quality. Nothingwired.com mentioned two years ago “Sound quality is surprisingly good”.

Good Size

One Acer Aspire R7 owner who purchased it concluded that it was thin. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this laptop on Trusted Reviews “While this machine is thinner and lighter than rivals”. One customer thought the Acer Aspire R7 was tight.

One person reckoned that this laptop was compact. Three years ago expert website Lazygamer.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “Compared to early models available, they're compact, meaty with”.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer laptops and also specifically for Acer 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire R7 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think because of it's better review score, the T100TA[pl_2982195_price], and the T100HA[pl_3010014_price] both from Asus or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire R7 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire R7 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Acer portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire R7.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Yoga[pl_2680820_price], or the Yoga[pl_2680820_price] both from Lenovo or the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Aspire R7 has a touch sensitive screen.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price].

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Four Battery Cells

The Aspire R7 is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire R7 is 32GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. The Acer Aspire R7 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] (256GB and higher rated), or the Asus T100TA[plb_2982195_price] (500GB and higher rated).

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago the battery capacities range from 2,100mAh to 8,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,500mAh. With a battery capacity of only 3,200 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire R7 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire R7.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Aspire R7 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Aspire R7 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire R7.

Across similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire R7

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire R7 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

The Aspire R7 has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Aspire R7.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Acer Aspire R7 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

Alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price].

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Average Screen Size

The Aspire R7 has a relatively typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire R7.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 13.3" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price].

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Average Weight

The Aspire R7 has a relatively average weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire R7.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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OS Guard
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CPU Configuration (max)
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

10 Awards

hothardware.com Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star altomdata.dk Recommended hardware.info Gold Award log.com.tr Editor's Choice pclab.pl Recommended vido.com.ua Recommended hardwareluxx.ru Recommended hardwareluxx.de Value for Money

Expert Reviews

(112)
3 February 2016

In review: Acer Aspire R13 R7-372T-53E0. Test model courtesy of Cyperport.deThanks to the new Skylake processor, the Acer Aspire R13 R7-372T outperforms its Broadwell predecessor. The CPU offers...

24 September 2015

As always, life is busy and maybe you haven't gotten around to reading our full Acer Aspire R 13 laptop review as a result. Make sure you check it out and/or pass it along to someone you know... Read more…

3 September 2015

Back in 2009 one of the first Windows 8 hybrids was the Acer R7-571 which had an unusual and very distinctive easel-like hinge with the screen mounted inside a frame in such a way that it could... Read more…

22 June 2015

Hothardware.com

Acer is hoping to attract users who want flexibility with the company's latest Aspire R 13 convertible notebook. Featuring their semi-unique "Ezel Aero" hinge, the R 13 can convert between various... Read more…

19 June 2015

Any time a company bucks the trend and tries something new, it is certainly worth taking a look at. That does not always mean that the different design is going to be more beneficial though. The...

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 16 May 2015 by SkyGuy
SkyGuy would recommend the Acer Aspire R7-572

Love the design that Acer came up with. The Ezel hinge allows the screen to be closer to you in regular mode and it allows the machine to be used in tablet and display modes too. The touch-screen... Read more…

I have this - But with the 256 GB HD - I have to say unlike the previous reviewer I've never had a problem with the wi-fi at all. I may have a later version however where this has been... Read more…

Reviewed 2 March 2016 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend this to people who loves carrying a tablet but has a keyboard with it and some power to it. I wanted to get this see how the 2 and 1 laptop work and feel see if it stable. Well,... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2016 by W00ster
(Verified Purchase)

Loved the idea of this. Very light, great flexibility for having screen in different positions. However one major issue is the WiFi connection. You have to be sat on top of the router for it not... Read more…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r7371t50s1, acer r7371, acer r7371t, acer i54210, acer i54210u
Barcodes 00887899924729, 04713147764822, 04713147764891

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