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Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX

Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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13 Reasons For

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. The processor family of all notebook PCs of this type and age ranges from Intel Core i3-2xxx to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (SSD).

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Good Brand

Portable PCs manufactured by Sony generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX. The processor caches of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

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Light

At only 1.1 kilograms, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX is very light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX. The lightest ultrabook that has been on the market for more than two years is 870g heavy, the heaviest is 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 14". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst ultrabooks of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3538075_price] (14").

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Quite Short Battery Life

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 18h, and the average battery life is 8.5h. With a battery life of only 6.5 hours, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Asus UX301LA[plb_3353474_price] (7h).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Sony notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] (10GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X240[plb_2109846_price] (1.9GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PX.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
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
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony i74500, sony i74500u, sony svp13215, sony svp13215p, sony svp13215px, sony svp13215pxb

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