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Acer Aspire S7-391-9886

Acer Aspire S7-391-9886
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Sony Vaio Duo 11

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Lenovo ThinkPad Twist

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Price $1,264 at 1 store $776 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.5 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 10 reviews 3.5 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date September 26, 2012 October 02, 2012 October 05, 2012
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. While there are certainly things to like about the Sony Vaio Duo 11, the design gets in the way of enjoying them. Slightly less conservative-feeling than the average ThinkPad, the well-made ThinkPad Twist offers one of the better tablet modes from the first wave of Windows 8 convertibles.

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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
- 11.6 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 3317U - Microsoft Windows 8 - 6 GB RAM - 128 GB
Sony VAIO Duo 11 SVD11215CXB SSD
- 3rd Gen Core i5 - Microsoft Windows 8
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230u 3347 - 12.5 in i5-3317U - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD
Packaged Quantity 1
1
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
Intel Wireless Display Technology
VAIO Care
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 (30 days trial)
Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP)
ArtRage Studio Pro
Sony PlayMemories Home
Info unavailable
Battery 4-cell - up to 6 hour(s)
up to 4.8 hour(s)
8-cell - up to 6 hour(s)
System Type Ultrabook
Ultrabook
Ultrabook
Display 13.3 in LED backlight Yes 1920 x 1080 / Full HD
11.6 in 1920 x 1080
LED backlight Yes / Full HD
12.5 in LED backlight Yes 1366 x 768 / HD
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
- English / MUI
Storage 256 GB
SSD
128 GB
SSD
500 GB HDD / 7200 rpm + 24 GB SSD cache
Dimensions (WxDxH) 12.7 in x 8.8 in x 0.5 in
12.6 in x 7.8 in x 0.71 in
12.3 in x 9.3 in x 0.8 in
Weight 2.9 lbs
2.9 lbs
3.5 lbs
Networking 802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0 HS
802.11n , Gigabit Ethernet , None
NFC
Bluetooth 4.0 HS
802.11n , Gigabit Ethernet , None
Bluetooth 4.0
Optical Drive None
None
None
Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 3517UB
3 1.9 GHz ( 3 GHz ) / 4 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 3317U / 1.7 GHz
3 ( 3 GHz ) / 4 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5
3 i5-3317U / 1.7 GHz ( 2.6 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Memory 4 GB
DDR3 SDRAM
6 GB
DDR3 SDRAM
4 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Mechanical Design Info unavailable Slider design
Convertible design
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