One of the latest additions to Acer‘s laptops line-up is the R14 471T-71W2, a compact and versatile device, with 4 viewing modes and a spec sheet providing enough processing power so you can run even some of your favorite games.
It’s powered by a 6th Gen Intel Core i7-6500U mobile processor, with two cores, running at 2.5 GHz and, thanks, to the Intel Turbo Boost technology, you can increase the clock speed to up to 3.0 GHz, for those moment when you need a small power surplus.
The CPU is aided by 8 GB of RAM, in order to smoothly run all your games, software and of course, keep multiple browser tabs open at once. As for the graphics, the laptop is relying on an Intel HD Graphics 520 on-processor chip, with share video memory, providing enough power to make it great for everyday image quality.
Finally, the Acer Aspire R14 471T-71W2 comes with 512 GB of storage, provided by a solid state drive. It might not be that spacious, but it has no moving parts, therefore faster start-up times and data access.
On the other side, if you want to expand the storage capacity, you can use one of the three USB ports (2 x 3.0 and 1 x 2.0), which are also great for adding peripherals. The laptop has a media reader, supporting microSD memory cards, for quick photo transfer from a smartphone or a camera, while a built-in DVD/CD drive is missing.
In terms of connectivity, it features next-gen wireless, three times faster than regular Wireless-N, alongside a Gigabit Ethernet LAN port, for quick wired Web access. The HDMI output allows you to connect to a bigger HD monitor, while the Bluetooth 4.0 interface is great for pairing the laptop with compatible devices, like smartphones, tablets and many more.
Moving on to the display, the Acer Aspire R14 471T-71W2 is using a 14″, LED-backlit, 10-point multitouch screen, with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Zero Air Gap technology provides stunning, crispy images, while the IPS technology allows you to enjoy wide viewing angles.
Despite sporting a reduced size, you can also use this laptop for watching movies in excellent conditions. Besides the vivid images, you can enjoy a top sound experience, thanks to the built-in stereo speakers, Dolby Digital certified and using the Acer TrueHarmony technology.
Finally, above the display there’s a Skype certified HD webcam, with dual microphones and Acer Purified voice, for a top video and sound quality when chatting.
As for the display of the Acer Aspire R14 471T-71W2, it has a 360 Dual-Torque hinge, so you can switch between various viewing modes, like laptop, display, tent and tablet.
It has an elegant black finish, measuring 0.73″ in thickness and weighing 4.19 lbs., so it’s relatively easy to carry around.
The Acer Aspire R14 471T-71W2 is available for $929.99, with a pre-installed copy of Windows 10 and a bundle of software, including a Microsoft Office trial.