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Sony VAIO Duo 11
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Sony VAIO Duo 11 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Oct 2012
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26 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the VAIO Duo 11 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the VAIO Duo 11 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Sony VAIO Duo 11 has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. The Sony VAIO Duo 11 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The VAIO Duo 11 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the VAIO Duo 11. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 270MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The VAIO Duo 11 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age. The best processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the VAIO Duo 11 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The VAIO Duo 11 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VAIO Duo 11.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2430247_price] (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2404650_price] (SSD).

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Sony Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Sony is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Sony also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the VAIO Duo 11 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz. At 1.9 gigahertz, the Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the VAIO Duo 11.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2548069_price] (2GHz).

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the VAIO Duo 11 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 2.4 megapixels, the Sony VAIO Duo 11 has one of the higher front camera resolutions amongst similar spec laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the VAIO Duo 11 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The VAIO Duo 11 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the VAIO Duo 11.

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Fairly Big L3 Cache

Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11 the L3 caches range from 1MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the VAIO Duo 11 has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the VAIO Duo 11.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the VAIO Duo 11 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11 have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the VAIO Duo 11 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11 is 1,300MHz, the fastest is 1,900MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1,700MHz. With a processor clock speed of 1,900 megahertz, the VAIO Duo 11 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the VAIO Duo 11 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The lightest similar spec laptop that has been on the market for a comparable time to the VAIO Duo 11 is 0.88g heavy and the heaviest is 20kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1448768_price] (1.5kg).

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Shallow

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the VAIO Duo 11 have depths of between 7.8" and 9", and the average depth is 8.5". At only 7.84 inches, the VAIO Duo 11 is quite shallow compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the VAIO Duo 11 have a front camera, however the VAIO Duo 11 does not have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2504228_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The VAIO Duo 11 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the VAIO Duo 11 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Very Short Battery Life

The VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly short battery life (only 4.75 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the VAIO Duo 11. The battery lifes of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the VAIO Duo 11 range from 3.7h to 19h.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the VAIO Duo 11 have memory clock speeds of between 530MHz and 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz.

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Very Thick

The heights of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11 range from 0.61" to 0.71", and the average height is 0.66". With a height of 0.71 inches, the VAIO Duo 11 is one of the thickest 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VAIO Duo 11

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Duo 11.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the VAIO Duo 11 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Screen Size

The Sony VAIO Duo 11 has a pretty standard screen size (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the VAIO Duo 11.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1449405_price] (12.5").

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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Processor Cache Type
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Internal Memory
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Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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Video
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Camera
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Networking
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
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Intel 64
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Expert Reviews

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29 December 2013

The Sony VAIO Duo 11 does a good job of performing both tablet and ultrabook duties in a small,compact device.With the general release of Windows 8,Microsoft's partners have been experimenting... Read more…

15 July 2013

The Sony VAIO Duo 13 is a slick-looking hybrid ultraportable that gives you solid performance and a full workday's worth of battery power. The 13.3?inch touch screen display delivers a crisp...

24 May 2013

Bit expensive, this latest laptop from Sony is sure to lure huge numbers of consumers. Despite the fact you will hate using it, but its advanced configurations will definitely make you have hands...

23 April 2013

Computers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and this year, we?ve certainly seen some interesting blends of the computer and tablet, pushing the hybrid to new levels of neat design. Sony?s Duo... Read more…

23 April 2013

Though expensive, Duo 11 might get its share in the market amongst the tech-freak consumers. Still, there are few other options in the market if you hate using its keyboard and pointer device....

16 April 2013

I'm writing this review of the Sony Vaio Duo on a Lenovo Yoga 13. It's not a good start for the Vaio is it. The fact is though the Sony Vaio Duo is a really useful Ultrabook convertible and it has... Read more…

10 April 2013

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Sony's convertible notebook sacrifices good looks to deliver a much stabler touch experience. The Duo 11 uses a sliding mechanism to transform from tablet to laptop form, with the screen sliding... Read more…

21 March 2013

We're not a fan of sliders at Digital Trends. Because they lack the functionality of a standard laptop yet also remain too heavy for comfortable tablet use, sliders have so far proven that they're...

14 March 2013

Sony has been having a tough time since home 3-D, in which it invested its soul, turned out to be (as I predicted) of little interest to consumers. This hasn't stopped it from continuing to be as... Read more…

The advent of digital photography brought with it the replacement of the traditional wet darkroom with the modern digital lightroom. In the wet darkroom the main instrument of the photographers... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers sony i73537, sony i73537u, sony svd11225, sony svd11225c, sony svd11225cx, sony svd11225cxb
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