When it comes to notebooks, there are dime a dozen of different models to choose from. The thing is, with so many various makes to pick, which one do you settle for, especially if you are new to the scene and have absolutely no idea where to begin? There are some simple and general rules to follow – the lighter and more feature packed it is, the more expensive it will get. Well, Acer might want to provide you with a budget-friendly piece of portable computing hardware without having to break the bank, where it comes in the form of the Acer Aspire R 14.
Also known by its model number of R5-431T/471T, the Acer Aspire R 14 happens to be a convertible notebook. What do we mean by that? Well, a convertible notebook is one that has an extremely flexible hinge – so flexible, in fact, that it will be able to turn 360-degrees in order to cater for different needs at different times.
Features include dual-digital microphones that boast of Acer Purified.Voice with enhanced digital signal processing (DSP) which will cancel out background noise and improve speech accuracy, so that folks will be able to have an optimized Cortana experience. Apart from that, you will also be able to enjoy Acer TrueHarmony Plus technology with Dolby Audio, resulting in powerful audio with immersive surround. Acer BluelightShield will also be thrown into the mix by offering a quartet of professionally tuned modes to choose from, which is able to effectively reduce eye strain by reducing blue light emission from the screen.
The Aspire R 14 will feature a new hairline-brush metallic finish, diamond-cut edge design, and a thinner 360-degree dual torque hinge for incredible flexibility between four usage modes. It measures just 18.5mm thin and will tip the scales at a mere 1.9kg, where you can choose a 6th Gen Intel Core processor, have up to 8GB DDR3 system memory, and SSD storage, accompanied by MU-MIMO wireless technology for speedier wireless access. Prices start from $699 onward.