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Acer Aspire R7 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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

Three Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both liked this Acer notebook PC. The writer at Hardwareluxx.de gave this portable PC a "Value for Money" award and thought it provided a good bang for your buck and Hardwareluxx.ru gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

This portable PC received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Seven experts from sites including notebookcheck.net, computerbild.de, 01net.com and clubic.com have rated this 2 in 1 laptop on average 74%.

Good Value for Money

Hardwareluxx.de highlighted in their review that this portable PC was good value for money.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good features.

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Aspire R7 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Aspire R7 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Acer Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,291 user and expert reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Aspire R7 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the XPS 12[pl_2396802_price], and the Latitude 13 7350[pl_2830299_price] both from DELL or the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2756247_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Aspire R7 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Aspire R7.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price], and the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga[plb_2749654_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Acer Aspire R7 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Aspire R7. The average internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire R7 is 5.8GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

Alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga[plb_2749654_price], or the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2756247_price].

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age 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.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga[plb_2749654_price], or the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2756247_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Aspire R7 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. This Acer notebook PC also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R7.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Aspire R7 has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year also have a touchscreen.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price], and the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga[plb_2749654_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Aspire R7 is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between two and seven number of battery cellss.

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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 laptop was released.

Average Processor Frequency

The Aspire R7 has a fairly average processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Aspire R7.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Aspire R7 has a fairly average battery life (max) (7.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Aspire R7.

If you want a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad Yoga[pl_2749654_price] (8h and higher rated), or the Flex 15[pl_2899541_price] (9h and higher rated) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2756247_price] (8h and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Acer Aspire R7 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Asus T100TA[plb_2982195_price] (500GB), or the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 13.3 inches, the Aspire R7 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Aspire R7.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price] (15.6" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Aspire R7 has a fairly typical weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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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
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Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(114)
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

(5)
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…

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by AlleyCat

The hinge mechanism allow the screen to be used from any angle, it is incredibly versatile. It is especially useful when on the train where the touch screen come into its own. The screen is clear... 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…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r7371t50, r7371t52, acer 2in1, r7371t50n, r7371t52e, r7371t50z, r7371t52j, nxmqqeg003, r7371t50na, r7371t52el, r7371t50ze, r7371t52jr, nxmqqev002
Barcodes 04713147784264, 04713147784325

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