Dynamic Flexibility, Masterfully Crafted, And Brilliantly CreativeThe Aspire R 13 boasts intelligent construction and smart features that enhance work and play. Thanks to the futuristic Ezel Aero...
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Acer has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.
Acceptable Noise Level
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was quiet. expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “Usually runs quietly”.
Good Battery Life
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Acer Aspire R13 had a good battery life. expert website Ultrabookreview.com rated it 70 out of 100 and wrote “On one hand it offers a nice display with pen support, fast hardware and decent battery life.” in their review of the Acer Aspire R13.
One person who reviewed the Acer Aspire R13 concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “A swift solid state drive ensures a fast-working system” in their review and rated it 84 out of 100.
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Last year Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this laptops “While this machine is thinner and lighter than rivals”.
Good Technical Features
One Acer Aspire R13 reviewer said that the product had good features.
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One person who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Expert website Anandtech.com mentioned “There are the tablet style devices where the display can be removed from the keyboard”.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Aspire R13 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Aspire R13.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Aspire R13 has a front camera.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire R13 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Aspire R13 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and 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.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Notebook PCs with a better processor family that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga (Intel Core i7-4xxx).
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Aspire R13 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire R13.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Aspire R13 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R13. 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Aspire R13 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The Aspire R13 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Aspire R13 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.5TB.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 10mAh to 8,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,600mAh. With a battery capacity of only 3,220 milliamperes * hour, the Acer Aspire R13 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Aspire R13.
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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Aspire R13 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Aspire R13.
An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.
5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Aspire R13
Released Over Two Years Ago
Acer released the Aspire R13 over two years ago.
Average Battery Life
At 8 hours, the Acer Aspire R13 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Aspire R13.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Acer Aspire R13 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Aspire R13.
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Aspire R13 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Aspire R13.
The Aspire R13 has a pretty standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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