Acer Aspire S7-392-6411

Specifications

Acer Aspire S7-392-6411Notebook: Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 (Aspire S7 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 1400 euro
Average Score: 80.29% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire S7-392-6411

60% Acer Aspire S7 review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Many notebooks calling themselves Ultrabooks have been too large, too heavy or too expensive, but this model from Acer stays true to the vision. Unfortunately, it also matches the rest of the Ultrabook stereotype: it's awfully expensive, connectivity is limited, and there's no scope for upgrading any of the internal components. Acer has overcome some of the Ultrabook specification's constraints, most notably with its use of a breakout dongle for VGA and Ethernet ports. On the other hand, it has compounded some of the platform's problems, for example the liberties taken with the keyboard layout.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/19/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Acer Aspire S7
Source: Hot Hardware English
Enough about the future, though. The latest Acer Aspire S7 is a hardworking, flexible, and stylish ultrabook with good battery life. That’s not to say that Acer can’t improve there, though. We’d love to see future models improve battery life even futher.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2013
80% Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 review
Source: IT Reviews English
If you're looking for a svelte laptop to show off, yet still be able to do real work in Windows 8, the Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 is the ultrabook you want at the top of the list. It's the current pinnacle of the ultrabook trend and shows the brilliance that the PC makers can return under Intel's increasingly stringent standards for ultrabooks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Acer Aspire S7-392-6411
Source: PC Mag English
The Acer Aspire S7-392-6411's performance punctuates the system's excellent feature set, thinness, design, build quality, low weight, and general excellence. It is more than a worthy replacement of the Zenbook Prime Touch as our new Editors' Choice for high-end ultrabooks. Sure, you are paying a bit more for the thin chassis and sturdy build materials, but unlike the VAIO Pro 13, the Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 doesn't skimp on battery life in the quest to be the thinnest, lightest laptop around. The Acer Aspire S7-392-6411 therefore gains one of our highest overall scores and Editors' Choice award.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/30/2013
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Acer Aspire S7-392 Review
Source: Digital Trends English
For the most part, Acer’s updated S7 is a triumph of improved design and internals. Battery life is a lot better (although screen brightness is sacrificed), the keyboard’s travel no longer feels as shallow as a reflecting pool, and fan noise is no longer all that noticeable.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/21/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Glass-topped ultrabook delivers performance, style
Source: CNet English
Even though the basic design comes from the very first wave of Windows 8 laptops in late 2012, the Acer Aspire S7 still looks and feels cutting-edge. You'll get similar performance and slim bodies from other PC makers, sometimes for a bit less money, but aesthetics and feel count for something, and this is certainly a laptop that stands out from the crowd. At $1,400 it's a bit of a reach; for $1,199, it'd be a killer deal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/13/2013
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 80%
90% Acer Aspire S7 (2013)
Source: Techreview Source English
The Acer Aspire S7 (2013) is an attractive, slim Windows 8 Ultrabook that offers superior performance, speedy boot times and above average battery life. You also get a 1080p touch screen display, which is just icing on the cake.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/08/2013
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Acer Aspire S7 (2013)
Source: Laptop Mag English
With the Aspire S7-392-6411, Acer has shown that it can incorporate reviewer and user feedback. The company improved both the keyboard and the battery life from the first go-round, all while retaining the sleek, sexy chassis we adored in the first version. The 4th generation Intel processor adds a nice boost in performance, and the 1080p touchscreen really pops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Acer Aspire S7 mit Haswell im Vorab-Test
Source: Ultrabook Info German DE→EN
Negative: unfinished base model
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/19/2013

Comment

Model:

Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook is an ultra slim vision in all white aluminum with a silver border. Covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 2, look and feel appear premium. Fortunately, sturdy well made hinge allows a maximum opening angle of 180 degrees. The devices only weighs 1.3 kg. A 1.6-GHz, fourth-generation Intel Core i5-4200 CPU and the Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU with 128  MB VRAM can handle heavy graphics load to some extent. The 13.3 inch screen features a resolution of 1080p and vivid colors and supports 10 point touch input.

The keys of the gray Chiclet keyboard are well spaced and backlit. The ambient light sensors adjusts the backlight automatically. The touchpad is spacious and works fluidly. Overall, it is a comfortable machine for prolonged word processing and web browsing. Acer's ‘Purified Voice’ technology should improve audio on video or voice calls. It basically reduces the background noise and evens out volume reduction, improving the experience when communicating. Disappointingly, this audio improvement does not affect the onboard speakers, which lack basses and are unfortunately muffle-prone, because they are located on the underside of the machine.

The battery life is good. While there may be other machines with similar or slightly better specs at the same price, the Acer Aspire S7 has been produced with care and is possibly the best Ultrabook currently on the market.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

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.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» 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


80.29%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba KIRA-102
Core i7 4510U, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-1D2
Core i7 4510U, 1.18 kg
» Acer Aspire S7-392-5410
Core i5 4210U, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-12R
Core i5 4200U, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
Core i5 4200U, 1.65 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z30T-A-11C
Core i5 4200U, 1.4 kg
» Lenovo Yoga 2 13
Core i3 4010U, 1.56 kg
» HP Spectre 13-3010ea
Core i5 4200U, 1.5 kg
» Fujitsu Lifebook U574
Core i5 4200U, 1.6 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4001H
Core i5 4200U, 1.9 kg
» Sony Vaio Fit Multi-Flip SV-F13N1J2R
Core i3 4005U, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Kirabook 2014
Core i7 4500U, 1.28 kg
» Dell Latitude 3340 i5
Core i5 4200U, 1.773 kg
» Samsung ATIV Book 9 900X3G-K01
Core i5 4200U, 1.12 kg
» Fujitsu Lifebook T904
Core i7 4600U, 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z30-A-M5S
Core i5 4200U, 1.2 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13-59402183
Core i3 4010U, 1.6 kg
» Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H
Core i5 4200U, 1.77 kg
» Acer Aspire S7-392-6807
Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
» Asus UX301LA-DH51T
Core i5 4200U, 1.2 kg
» HP Spectre 13-3000eo
Core i5 4200U, 1.5 kg
» Asus UX32L
Core i5 4200U, 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-134
Core i5 4200U, 1.2 kg
» Fujitsu LifeBook S904
Core i7 4600U, 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-25 (Update: 2013-06-25)