Acer Aspire R 15 (R5-571TG-7229) Convertible Laptop General Review

Acer Aspire R 15 (R5-571TG-7229) is a 15.6 Inch Full HD touchscreen convertible laptop with 7th Generation Intel Core processor and dedicated NVIDIA GPU. Lets see this laptop's general review.

This convertible model is fit for moderate usage and moderate gaming. Amazing design with perfect black and dark silver combination. This model weighs around 4.7 pounds and is about 0.8 inches thin. So, you may feel its weight while using in tablet mode. Overall, design is amazing for this convertible. Suitable for travelers, students and people who want to carry their laptop everywhere they go.

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Full HD display resolution is acceptable cause laptops in this price range are featuring 1080p resolution at the time of this review. With Full HD display, you have touchscreen functionality which is not common for the price. So, you are getting amazing display with touchscreen support. Latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor and 12 GB DDR4 RAM can handle demanding applications and lets you to do multi tasking easily. Its processor and RAM are good but storage is somewhat less. 256 GB is acceptable for the price but for most of the user, this storage will not be enough. So, if you want more storage, you have to upgrade the SSD drive.

With integrated graphics chip, you are getting NVIDIA GeForce 940MX with 2 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM graphics card. This card is enough for moderate gaming. You can't play most of the latest video games but moderate gaming is possible. Best suited for running graphically demanding applications.

Other best features to consider are Acer True Harmony High-Performance Sound System, Two stereo speakers with sub-woofer, 802.11ac Wi-Fi featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO technology, HD Webcam, one USB 3.1 (Type C) port and almost 8 - 9 hours of battery life in normal usage conditions.


Acer Aspire R 15 (R5-571TG-7229)
Display 15.6 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED-backlit IPS display with Multi-touch screen, supporting 10-finger touch
Processor 7th Generation 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7-7500U (Can go up to 3.5 GHz)
Storage 256 GB SSD
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 940MX with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
Webcam HD Camera
Audio Acer True Harmony High-Performance Sound System
Wireless Connectivity 802.11 ac WiFi adapter
Built-in Bluetooth V4.0
Interface One COMBO audio jack
Two USB 3.0 port
One USB 2.0 port
One USB-C Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
One SD Card Reader
Battery 4-cell Li-Ion Battery (3220 mAh) (Up to 8 to 9 hours Battery Life)
Dimensions 14.59 x 10.09 x 0.79 inches
Weight Approx. 4.7 pounds
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Overall, this laptop is perfect for everyone who want an everyday laptop. Suitable for travelers, students, business people and for home use.