Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws


Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12awsNotebook: Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws (Aspire S7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 3517U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 1700 euro
Average Score: 78.14% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 83%, features: 80%, display: 93% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 100%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws

70% Acer Aspire S7 13-inch review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Acer has produced what we can easily call its most attractive laptop ever with the Aspire S7 13-inch Ultrabook. This incredibly slim and sleek laptop sports a stunning design that combines glass and metal to great effect, without sacrificing power or connectivity. It also offers a glorious 1080p IPS screen with 10-point touch and good speakers, yet can be had for a very reasonable price. Unfortunately, what did get sacrificed to make the Acer Aspire S7 13-inch earn its slimness was battery life. And though the cooling is very effective, it can also get seriously loud. Combined with a keyboard that will take some getting used to, this means the S7 doesn’t take the spot of our favourite Windows 8 Ultrabook as it otherwise might have.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90%
75% Acer Aspire S7
Source: Digital Trends English
Acer’s S7 is sleek, sexy, and quick. It’s incredible that the company has managed to craft a laptop that performs so well while also keeping the chassis small, light, and attractive. The attention to detail is not on par with design leaders like Apple and Asus, but the broad strokes are as good or better. It’s refreshing to see a unique design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/17/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
67% Review: Acer S7
Source: PC Authority English
Ultimately, though, we do wonder whether the traditional Ultrabook design will work against the S7. There are a myriad other products coming out that blur the line between laptop and tablet, and one can’t help but think that these will make for more compelling purchases. After all, if you can use your laptop as a tablet as well, why would you settle for a traditional laptop with touch features?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 67%
80% Acer Aspire S7 review
Source: Techradar English
If you're in the market for a Windows 8 ultrabook and the relatively high price doesn't scare you off then you'll no doubt dig the Acer Aspire S7. With its list of speedy components, amazing display and svelte size, it pretty much is the Windows 8 ultrabook to beat right now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Acer Aspire S7 (S7-391-73514G12aws) Windows 8 Ultrabook
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Thin and light construction, along with a clean design and an excellent touchscreen should make the Aspire S7 a popular choice among users who are after a premium Windows 8 Ultrabook. Its keys could use more travel, the touchpad could be a little more solid and the battery life a little longer, but it's a fantastic little unit that's fun to use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

95% Erstes Touch-Ultrabook mit Windows 8
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 100% emissions: 90%
80% Acer Aspire S7-391 review - sleek Ultrabook with Core i7 chip
Source: Arturogoga Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 70% workmanship: 80%
Ревю на Aspire S7 – 12мм иновации от Acer
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Positive: Design; comfortable keyboard and touchpad; perfect touch screen; effective cooling system; good baterry life. Negative: Noisy cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2012


Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3517U: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.9 - 3.0 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1150 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews

78.14%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus UX32LA-R3065H
Core i7 4500U, 1.5 kg
» Asus UX31A-C4037H
Core i7 3537U, 1.5 kg
» HP Split 13-m006tu x2
Core i5 3339Y, 1.1 kg
» Samsung 530U3C-A09UK
Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
» HP ProBook 4340s-C4Y10EA
Core i3 3110M, 2 kg
» Samsung ATIV 730U3E-K01HS
Core i5 3337U, 1.5 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T300
Core i5 4200U, 1.2 kg
» Samsung 900X3E-A01UK
Core i7 3517U, 1.2 kg
» Fujitsu Lifebook E733
Core i7 3632QM, 1.7 kg
» Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4006H
Core i5 3317U, 1.9 kg
» HP Split x2
Core i3 3229Y, 2.3 kg
» Samsung ATIV 900X3E-K01US
Core i7 3537U, 1.2 kg
» Asus Taichi 31-CX018H
Core i7 3537U, 1.6 kg
» Samsung ATIV 740U3E-K01UB
Core i5 3337U, 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Portege R930-1CX
Core i3 3120M, 1.5 kg
» Sony Vaio SVT1313S1E
Core i5 3337U, 1.7 kg
» Samsung 530U3C-A04PL
Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
» Samsung 900X3D-A03PL
Core i5 3317U, 1.2 kg
» Asus VivoBook S300CA-C1015H
Core i5 3317U, 1.8 kg
» Samsung 530U3C-A05PL
Core i5 3317U, 1.5 kg
» Asus Taichi 31-DH71
Core i7 3517U, 1.5 kg
» Asus Taichi 31-CX010H
Core i7 3517U, 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z930-D3S
Core i5 3317U, 1.1 kg
» Samsung 900X3E-A01SE
Core i5 3337U, 1.2 kg
» Samsung 900X3D-A01HU
Core i5 3317U, 1.2 kg
» Samsung 530U3C-A03HU
Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
» Samsung 740U3E-A01FR
Core i5 3337U, 1.7 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59365023 Touch
Core i5 3337U, 1.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-10-24 (Update: 2012-10-24)