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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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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Aspire R7 is 1.7GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 0.5GB to 3.8GB. At 1.7 gigabytes, the Aspire R7 has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire R7.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R7 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 13GB. The Aspire R7 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Good Brand

Acer has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Aspire R7 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Aspire R7 has a full-size keyboard.

Other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to consider include the DELL XPS 12 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Acer Aspire R7 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire R7 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Acer Aspire R7 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year. In addition, this laptop 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 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Aspire R7.

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

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the XPS 12, and the XPS 12 both from DELL is also worth considering.

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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 portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Acer Aspire R7 has a touchscreen.

Other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to consider include the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the Aspire R7 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire R7 is 32GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 4,500mAh. At only 3,200 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire R7 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Aspire R7 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most laptops that were launched more than a year ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire R7.

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

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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 were launched more than a year ago.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire R7

Released Over a Year Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Aspire R7 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R7.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Aspire R7 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 13 is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Aspire R7 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Aspire R7.

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Aspire R7 has a fairly typical display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Aspire R7 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
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
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
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
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
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 (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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 r7371t, r7371t50s1, acer r7371, acer r7371t, acer i54210, acer i54210u
Barcodes 00887899924729, 04713147764822, 04713147764891

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