Acer Aspire R13 Specs and Info
|The Aspire R 13 is an unusual convertible notebook that has an Ezel Aero Hinge which allows 6 modes of use - somewhat like Dell's XPS 12 though it's frame is U shaped. The screen flips all the way around on its hinge to be able to use it as a laptop or tablet. Othe notable features are a hi-res QHD display with Gorilla glass and digitizer, a backlit chiclet keyboard and dual band ac wifi.
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Acer Aspire R13 Specifications
|Model name||Aspire R13||CPU||Intel Core i7-4500U|
|CPU speed||2000 Mhz|
|Graphics||Intel HD 4400|
|OS||Microsoft Windows 8.1|
|Display Size||13.3" 2560 X 1440||Screen Type
||Touch with Digitizer|
|Hard Disk||256 GB|
|Battery capacity||45 Wh|
|Weight (Minimum)||1500gm / 3.31 pounds|
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SD slot (Micro)
USB 3.0 (x2)
|Wireless Interfaces||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 4G)
Hardened Glass Screen
IPS / Wide-View Display
Ambient light sensor
|*Specifications can vary|
|IPS Battery 3220 mAh, claimed 7.5-hour battery life, 45W power supply 64 bit Windows. Zero air gap screen with Gorilla glass. Active pen optional. 'Acer Purified Voice' filtering out background noise. Note it seems Acer's websites also categorise the models as R7 371T|
Acer Aspire R13 alternatives
|Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin, 13.3 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
The Ativ Book 9 Spin is Samsung's first ever convertible notebook with a high resulution anti-glare 3200x1800 display (QHD+) with 360 degree rotation. This will go into competition with similar types of devices from Toshiba, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Dell and others. So with the 360 degrees it is multi mode and has a slim, aluminium body weighing 1.3kg.
|Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series, 13.3 inch, 1660 grams (3.66 lbs)|
Dell Inspiron range keeps developing and the rather heavy at 1.66kg for a 13.3 inch laptop which in its basic guise has a 1366x768 screen but a full HD option is available and recommended. It has Intels latest Skylake cpus in various options.
|Lenovo Yoga 900 13ISK, 13.3 inch, 1270 grams (2.8 lbs)|
Lenovo's revitalised lineup includes the Yoga 900 which is a 13.3 inch powerhouse with an i7 6500U processor that turbos to 3.1GHz (TDP 15W high frequency and 7.5W low), 8GB of RAM, high res screen at 3200x1800, marvellous looking 360 degree hinge system and large 256GB SSD for starters - of course it will come with a large price as well (around 1800 euros)! It will have a bit of competition from Dell XPS 13, Toshiba Kirabook and Asus UX305 for instance.
|Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260, 12.5 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
The Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 is an update of last years versatile model and has a 12.5-inch display where you can choose either 1366x768 or 1920x1080 resolutions as well as up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage. It still has its 360 degree hinge and trackpad (as well as the red trackpoint cap) of the originals of course. The cpu options start at a Intel Core i3-6100U Skylake with choices up to the i7-6600U available.
|HP Spectre x360, 13.3 inch, 1510 grams (3.33 lbs)|
The HP Spectre x360 is a slim and light aluminium cased laptop made for portability with good battery life. Full HD IPS touchscreen display.
|Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201, 12.5 inch, 1270 grams (2.8 lbs)|
Asus ultra light and mobile, secure and durable business laptop (Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit or Windows 7 options). Enhanced security with Trusted Platform Module and fingerprint reader, vPro. Extra-strict ASUS reliability testing to military standards, durable carbon-fiber-reinforced LCD cover construction, tough anti-shock hard drive protects data and spill-resistant keyboard protects from occasional spillages.
|Acer Aspire Switch 12, 12.5 inch, 1200 grams (2.65 lbs)|
The Acer Aspire Switch 12 runs on Intel's Core-M platform with the HD 5300 GPU. This hybrid device has a detachable keyboard and can be used as a tablet or as a laptop. It has 4GB of RAM and 60GB/128GB of SSD storage. Note that the detachable keyboard does not feature a touchpad but offers a trackpoint and can operate remotely via RF. A total weight of 1.4KG is not the best in class but pricing looks attractive so this may be an option for those looking for a low-cost hot-desking solution. The Acer Aspire 12 is slightly heavier than some of the other 12.5-inch 2in1 devices but starts at a slightly lower price. Good SSD speeds. A large range of usage scenarios are enabled by the design.
|Sony VAIO Flip 13, 13.3 inch, 1310 grams (2.89 lbs)|
The Sony VAIO fit is a interesting Convertible Laptop. At 1.3kg with a 13.3" Screen you can use the touchscreen comfortably at your lap. It has an optional active digitizer, which is not included at default. The touchscreen registers up to 10 fingers. We like the Full HD resolution aswell as the 8GB of RAM. It features a dual webcams - a 8MP camera on the back and a not further specifed HD Webcam on the front. Note that the screen uses the so called 'Triluminous Display' technology for richer colours and contrasts.
|Asus Transformer Book Flip 13, 13.0 inch, 1750 grams (3.86 lbs)|
|Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13, 13.3 inch, 1600 grams (3.53 lbs)|
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