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Acer Aspire S13 (S5-371)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Acer Aspire S13 (S5-371). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and screen. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the touchpad and keyboard.

portability, price, performance, screen, durability

keyboard, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Acer Aspire S13 (S5-371) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: Jesse (productreview.com.au)

The Acer Aspire S13, Product Review, What's good and what's bad

 

ic for school oriented tasks, which is great for me as it's what I use it for. I have still not found the limit for the number of tabs and apps I can have open before it shows the slightest sign of slowing down. The two USB ports and HDMI ports are...

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:No / Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4030 / 4670 / 4850
Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery life (max):11
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Colour of product:Black / Gold, White / White
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS / TFT
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:32
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:1000
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1866
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DVI, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45

Processor

Bus type:OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I3-6100U / i3-7100U / I5-6200U / i5-7200U / I7-6500U / i7-7500U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1356 / FCBGA1356 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1 / H0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88180 / 88193 / 88194 / 95443 / I5-6200U / I7-6500U / i7-7500U
Processor code:SR2EU / SR2EY / SR2EZ / SR2ZU
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 24 / 42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Fingerprint Reader:N / No / Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, Supervisor

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security Suite (60 days trial version), Microsoft office 2016 Trial version (30 days trial version) / Microsoft Office 2016
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux Linpus / No / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Internet Security Suite, Microsoft office 2016

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.8 / 228 / 228.6 / 28.7 / 28.8 / 288
Height :1.46 / 1.52 / 14.6 / 15 / 15.2
Height (front):1.45 / 1.46
Height (rear):1.45 / 1.46
Weight:1.3 / 1.36 / 1.42 / 1.49
Width:32.7 / 32.8 / 327 / 327.6 / 327.7