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Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB May 2013
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Lighten up with the touchscreen Ultrabook that's in a class all its own VAIO Pro 13 is the world's lightest 13.3" touch Ultrabook there is. Wrapped in super light, extra durable carbon fiber, VAIO... More
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14 Reasons For

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Sony 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 portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB. The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U904[plb_2039480_price] (10GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (SSD).

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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Sony is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all notebook PCs.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops that are a similar age 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 commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst laptops of a comparable age and type to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Light

When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years that we have checked the weight of, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB's weight of only 1.1 kilograms is one of the lightest. The weights of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 870g to 3.3kg.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Short Battery Life

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 18h. With a battery life of only 6.3 hours, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst ultrabooks of this age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_1586460_price] (6.5h).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Toshiba Z30[plb_2086844_price] (1.9GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the X1 Carbon[pl_3538075_price] (14"), or the X1 Carbon[pl_2134370_price] (14") both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Touch Sensitive Screen
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USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
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Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers svp13215, svp13215p, svp13215px, svp13215pxb, sony i74500, sony i74500u, sony svp13215, sony svp13215p, sony svp13215px, sony svp13215pxs, sony svp13215pxb
Barcodes 00027242962354, 00027242962378

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LifeBook U904 vs VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Fujitsu LifeBook U904 vs Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
Fujitsu LifeBook U904
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.1GHz 10GB 128GB SSD 14"
Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
£ 1,553.21
Newer by 14 Months
A Lot Longer Battery Life
Bigger L3 Cache
2GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

X240 vs VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Lenovo X240 vs Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
Lenovo X240
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5"
Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
£ 873.00
64% Longer Battery Life
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6% Faster Processor Clock Speed
76GB Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Seventy-Six Smaller Solid-State Drive Capacity
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