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Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws


Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws
Acer Aspire S7-391-73514G12aws (Aspire S7 Series)
Graphics adapter
13.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
1.3 kg ( = 45.86 oz / 2.87 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
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 version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Acer: In 1976, the company was founded in Taiwan under the name Multitech and was renamed Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors, TVs and computer peripherals. Since 2007, the group has merged with Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell, which also market their own laptop product lines.

Acer computers are designed for a variety of purposes, including ultrabooks for mobile use, gaming laptops for gamers, affordable options for everyday tasks, and 2-in-1 convertible laptops for versatility. Acer's product portfolio also includes tablets that offer portable computing and multimedia capabilities.

78.14%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2012-10-24 (Update: 2012-10-24)