Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED (T3300) vs Acer Aspire 3 (A317-53)

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CPU Intel Pentium Silver N6000
RAM
Storage

Review

Evaluation of Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED (T3300) and Acer Aspire 3 (A317-53) important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability

Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED (T3300)
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 2 versus 0
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 1210 grams less (around 2.67 lbs)
  • Features a much bigger (~35%) battery – 50 against 37 watt-hours
  • Thinner bezels and 7% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Supports next-generation Wi-Fi 6 wireless networks
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • Display has support for touch input
  • Much smaller footprint: 45% more compact case (91.3 vs 164.9 square inches)
  • 31% sharper screen – 166 versus 127 pixels per inch (PPI)
Advantages of the Acer Aspire 3 (A317-53)
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Can run popular games at about 67-91% higher FPS
  • Around 30% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • User-upgradable RAM (up to 16GB) and an SSD
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.39 kg (3.06 lbs) 2.6 kg (5.73 lbs)
Dimensions 309.9 x 190 x 7.9-8.2 mm
12.2 x 7.48 x 0.31-0.32 inches
403.5 x 263.7 x 20.9 mm
15.89 x 10.38 x 0.82 inches
Area 589 cm2 (91.3 inches2) 1064 cm2 (164.9 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~82.8% ~77.5%
Side bezels 7.8 mm 10.3 mm
Colors Black Silver
Transformer Yes No
Opening angle 360° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Passive Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans - 1

Display

Size 13.3 inches 17.3 inches
Type OLED IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 166 ppi 127 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision No
Touchscreen Yes No
Coating Glossy Matte
Display tests
Contrast 3030:1 -
sRGB color space 97% -
Adobe RGB profile 67% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 65% -
Response time 1 ms -
Max. brightness

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes No
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 65 W 45 W
Weigh of AC adapter 224 gramm -

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 1.1 GHz 1.7-3.0 GHz
Turbo frequency - 4.1 GHz
Cores 4 2
Threads 4 4
L3 Cache 4 MB 6 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs Intel Iris Xe Graphics G4
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 10 W 15 W
Type Integrated Integrated
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
GPU base clock 350 MHz 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 750 MHz 1100 MHz
FLOPS 0.38 TFLOPS 0.84 TFLOPS
Memory size System Shared System Shared
Memory type LPDDR4X DDR4
Memory speed 4.27 Gbps 3.2 Gbps
Shading units 256 384
DirectX support 12 12
GPU performance
0.84 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x4 GB 1x8 GB
Clock 4266 MHz 3200 MHz
Type LPDDR4X DDR4
Upgradable No Yes
Total slots - 2
Max. ram size - 16 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x128 GB 1x128 GB
Upgradable No Yes
Total slots - 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Speakers 4.0 2.0
Dolby Atmos Yes No
Loudness 75.7 dB -
Microphones 2 -

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v5
Bluetooth v5 v5
Fingerprint Yes No
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 2560 x 1960 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A No 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.2 No
Thunderbolt No No
HDMI No 1x HDMI 1.4
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No Yes
SD card reader Yes No
Proprietary charging port No Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No Yes
Backlight No No
Key travel 1.4 mm -
Touchpad
Size 13.0 x 6.7 cm -
Surface Plastic Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
*Disclaimer! Ports, speakers, display, and other specifications can be different depending on the laptop’s particular configuration or region.

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