Acer Aspire R13

  |   by Ian Debevoise

The Acer Aspire R13 uses a unique 180 degree swivel to set itself apart from other 2-in-1 convertibles. A bit bulkier than other convertibles the Aspire comes with a very fast RAID 0 SSD and 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-4210U processor, all while operating on Windows 8.1. 

Our review unit of the Acer Aspire R13 had the following specifications:

  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-4210U CPU
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400
  • 8GB of DDR3
  • 256GB SSD
  • 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Dimensions: 13.54 x 9.07 x 0.71 inches
  • Weight: 3.3 pounds
  • Starting Price: $900
  • Price as Configured: $1,000

 

  • Pros

    • Unique design
    • Fast SSD
    • Adjustable display
    • Solid battery life
    • Strong performance

     

  • Cons

    • No home button on display
    • Display lid difficult to grab
    • Heavier than competing convertibles
    • Poor audio quality

Quick Take

The Acer Aspire R13 combines power and versatility to provide the ideal 2-in-1 for users who want a marriage of creativity and productivity in a single device.

 

Read Our Full Review: Acer Aspire R13 Review

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