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Acer Aspire S7-391-9886

Acer Aspire S7-391-9886
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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

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Sony Vaio Pro 13 Touch Ultrabook

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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 2013)

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Price $1,264 at 1 store $1,399 to $1,523 at 3 stores $1,099 at 1 store $885 to $899 at 3 stores
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 5.0 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 11 reviews 2.0 stars out of 28 reviews 4.0 stars out of 15 reviews
Release date September 26, 2012 June 19, 2013 September 03, 2013 May 30, 2013 June 10, 2013
The Bottom Line One of the few standout products from the first wave of Windows 8 laptops, the Acer Aspire S7 proves that Apple does not have a monopoly on great design. If you’re just looking for an all-around excellently made Windows touch ultrabook and don’t mind that it's on the expensive side (and doesn’t convert to a tablet), the improved Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus is worth the investment. A major update to our favorite Windows 8 hybrid, the IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is still a better laptop than tablet, but the new version adds a future-proof better-than-HD display at a great price. For those who want an excellent ultraportable laptop with more than just the latest Intel processors, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 Touch is it. Apple keeps the latest MacBook Air updates on the inside, but greatly improved battery life and a lower starting price make up for a lack of flashy design changes.

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Product Description Acer Aspire - 3rd Gen Core i7 3517UB - Microsoft Windows 8 - 4 GB RAM - 256 GB
S7-391-9886 - 13.3 in SSD
- 13 in - 4th gen Core i5
- 13.3 in - 4th gen Core i3 4010U - Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 4 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD
Sony VAIO P Series VAIO P - 13.3 in - 4th gen Core i7 - Microsoft Windows 8 Pro - 8 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
MacBook Air - 128 GB
Apple MacBook Air - 13.3 in - Core i5 - Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion - 4 GB RAM Flash storage SSD
Packaged Quantity 1
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1
Software Included McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial)
Acer Theft Shield
Adobe Flash Player
AcerCloud
CyberLink MediaEspresso
Microsoft Office 2010 (Trial)
Acer Backup Manager
EgisTec MyWinLocker
Skype
Acer ePower Management
Acer Ring
newsXpresso
Windows Live Essentials
Acer eRecovery Management
Acer Crystal Eye
WildTangent (demo games)
Adobe Reader
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Dashboard
Notification Center
Drivers & Utilities
Apple iLife '11
Apple Safari
Apple DVD Player
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple Automator
Apple Image Capture
Apple Dictionary
Apple Calculator
Apple Preview
Apple System Preferences
Apple TextEdit
Apple Stickies
Reminders
Apple Time Machine
Calendar
Contacts
Notes
Dictation
iCloud
Photo Booth
Messages
Apple AirPlay
Game Center
Apple Mac OS X Chess
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple AirDrop
Battery 4-cell - up to 6 hour(s)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable up to 12 hour(s)
System Type Ultrabook
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Notebook
Display 13.3 in LED backlight Yes 1920 x 1080 / Full HD
13 in 3200 x 1800
13.3 in 3200 x 1800
13.3 in 1920 x 1080
13.3 in LED backlight 1440 x 900 / WXGA+
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD 4400
Info unavailable Intel HD 4400
Intel HD Graphics 5000
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Info unavailable Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro
Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Storage 256 GB
SSD
Info unavailable 128 GB SSD
512 GB SSD
128 GB
Flash storage SSD
Dimensions (WxDxH) 12.7 in x 8.8 in x 0.5 in
13.6 mm
15.5 mm
12.68 in x 8.5 in x 0.68 in
12.8 in x 8.9 in x 0.7 in
Weight 2.9 lbs
3.06 lbs
3.1 lbs
2.34 lbs
3 lbs
Networking 802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0 HS
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Bluetooth 4.0 None
802.11ac
Optical Drive None
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 3517UB
3 1.9 GHz ( 3 GHz ) / 4 MB Cache
Intel 4th gen Core i5
Intel 4th gen Core i3 4010U / 1.7 GHz / 3 MB Cache
Intel 4th gen Core i7 / 4 MB Cache
Intel
Core i5 4 1.3 GHz ( 2.6 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Memory 4 GB
DDR3 SDRAM
Info unavailable 4 GB
8 GB
4 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM
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