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Acer Aspire R3-131T

Acer Aspire R3-131T 4 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 11.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 8GB 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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10 Reasons For

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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Acer Aspire R3-131T's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest. Portable PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Acer Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Acer 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Acer is one of the superior brands.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire R3-131T has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T is 32GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire R3-131T, the Aspire R3-131T has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire R3-131T supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This Acer notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Aspire R3-131T is 610GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Aspire R3-131T has one of the biggest hard drive capacitys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Aspire R3-131T has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T also have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touchscreen to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] is also worth considering.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Aspire R3-131T has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the Acer Aspire R3-131T which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Acer Aspire R3-131T is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type 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

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire R3-131T have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire R3-131T which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Aspire R3-131T is a two total number of SATA connectors laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Aspire R3-131T does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Aspire R3-131T also do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Aspire R3-131T has an HDD storage media which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an SSD storage media. 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Aspire R3-131T.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Acer Aspire R3-131T is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.9GHz. The Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15[plb_3099424_price] (1.7GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has one of the smaller processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Aspire R3-131T have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Aspire R3-131T has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.4 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The processor boost frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Aspire R3-131T range from 1.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T 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 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Aspire R3-131T has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Aspire R3-131T has a relatively standard battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Aspire R3-131T.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8h battery life laptops currently available including the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Aspire R3-131T has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. This Acer portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Acer Aspire R3-131T has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire R3-131T.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire R3-131T has a fairly average display diagonal (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire R3-131T.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
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
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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® 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
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers r3131tp9, r3131tp9s, r3131tp9sk, acer r3131, acer r3131t
Barcodes 04713392170164

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