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Acer Aspire R3-131T
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Acer Aspire R3-131T 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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With its 360 dual-torque hinge, you can flip its screen all the way around and everything in between. It lets you enjoy smooth transitions between its four modes, while also offering you a... More
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17 Reasons For

Robust

Several people said in their reviews that it was well made. T3me.com mentioned “Strongly built and fairly good looking” in their review but even so they only gave the Acer Aspire R3-131T a score of 3 stars. One Acer Aspire R3-131T reviewer who reviewed the Acer Aspire R3-131T thought it was strong and durable. T3me.com mentioned last year “Sturdy and smooth hinges” but despite that they rated the Acer Aspire R3-131T 3 stars.

Nice Design

Several Acer Aspire R3-131T reviewers who bought the product thought it was good looking. One person wrote in their reviews that it was smooth.

Reasonably Priced

Several Acer Aspire R3-131T owners who bought the product said that it was good value for money. Expert website T3me.com said “Overall it's a budget notebook that managed perform decently for its price” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. T3me.com also said “Versatile hybrid device, stylish and compact, affordable”. T3me.com also wrote “Great price”.

Good Battery Life

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Last year T3me.com mentioned “Decent battery life” in their Acer Aspire R3-131T review.

Easy to Use

One person thought this laptop was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Connectivity

One Acer Aspire R3-131T reviewer who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. T3me.com mentioned in their Acer Aspire R3-131T review last year “Great battery life, comfy keyboard and solid trackpad, decent connectivity” however they scored the product 60 out of 100.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire R3-131T the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 320 megahertz, the Aspire R3-131T has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire R3-131T has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T which do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12, the Fujitsu LifeBook T725, and the Lenovo Yoga 3 14 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire R3-131T has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Switch 10, and the Aspire R7-371T both from Acer or the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Aspire R3-131T supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Aspire R3-131T.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Flex 3 11, or the Flex 2 both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 13.

If this 2 in 1 laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the TP500LA (750GB and higher rated), or the TP300LA (750GB and higher rated) both from Asus or the HP Spectre X360 13-4102dx (512GB and higher rated).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has a touchscreen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10, the Toshiba P55W, and the Lenovo Yoga 3 14 is also worth considering.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This 2 in 1 laptop received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from t3me.com. Experts aren't convinced by this Acer notebook PC.

Not Good in Terms of Size

A few Acer Aspire R3-131T owners considered that the Acer Aspire R3-131T was not heavy and bulky. T3me.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “A tad heavy, limited viewing angles”. One Acer Aspire R3-131T reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was not heavy.

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 600MHz and 900MHz. At only 640 megahertz, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Aspire R3-131T has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a two number of SATA III connectors portable PC.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Aspire R3-131T is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire R3-131T have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this spec and age is 8.9", the biggest is 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Aspire R3-131T has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 11.6" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 11, the Acer Aspire SW5, or the Lenovo Helix which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga 12 (12.5" and higher rated), the HP Pro X2 612 G1 (12.5" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Toughbook CF-MX4 (12.5" and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

The best storage medium across similar types of laptop is SSD.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x360 (£399.99), the Lenovo Flex 2 15, or the Toshiba P55W.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12 (SSD), the Lenovo Yoga 2 (SSD), or the Asus Transformer Book T300CHI (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Aspire R3-131T has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire R3-131T the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Aspire R3-131T has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops that have been available for more than a year is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Flex 2 14, or the Yoga 3 both from Lenovo or the Fujitsu LifeBook T725.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the E45W (6GB), or the P55W (8GB) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo Yoga 15 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The processor caches of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 1MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Aspire R3-131T has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Aspire R3-131T is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 2.6GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.08 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Aspire R3-131T which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire R3-131T

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire R3-131T has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8h battery life laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the ThinkPad Yoga, and the Yoga both from Lenovo or the Acer Switch 10 is also worth considering.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the 11e (9h), or the Flex 14 (9h) both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Radius P55W (10h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.6 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

Alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Yoga, or the Yoga both from Lenovo or the HP Pro x2 612 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Yoga 2 13 (1.7GHz and higher rated), the Flex 2 15 (1.7GHz and higher rated), or the Flex 2 15 (1.7GHz and higher rated) all from Lenovo.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Aspire R3-131T has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.6kg heavy laptops and we think the Yoga, the Yoga, and the Yoga all from Lenovo which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Execution Units
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Boot Technology Version
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Boot
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
13 January 2016

The Acer Aspire R11 has its shortcomings, but overall it's a budget notebook that managed perform decently for its price...

Decent battery life
Great keyboard
Versatile hybrid device, stylish and compact, affordable
Solid build
Great battery life, comfy keyboard and solid trackpad, decent connectivity
Average performance
Screen could be better
A tad heavy, limited viewing angles
Upgrading hard drive not possible
Viewing angle dependent TN screen

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 2 September 2015 by Alden
Alden would recommend the Acer Aspire R11 R3-131T

Overall I'm happy with the product, no problem to install.. Great features on this Acer laptop...

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04053162927056, 04713147917440, 04713392043772, 04713392094767, 04713392146879, 04713392163814, 04713392197468

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