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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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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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 most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this Sony notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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Sony Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of notebook PCs to determine an average rating for each laptop manufacturer. On average notebook PCs produced by Sony have good ratings from owners and experts.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB which do not have a touchscreen, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 4,740 milliamperes * hour, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB. The smallest battery capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.1 kilograms, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB is very light compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to 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, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average display diagonal of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a quite small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 6.3 hours, the Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Product Identifiers

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

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LifeBook U772 vs VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Fujitsu LifeBook U772 vs Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
Fujitsu LifeBook U772
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14"
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2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
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150MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
3.7h Longer Battery Life (max)
Slightly Bigger Display Diagonal
Ethernet LAN
Eleven Less Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Smaller Total Storage Capacity

LifeBook U554 vs VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
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Bigger Total Storage Capacity
4.7h Longer Battery Life (max)
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Combo Headphone/mic Port
4GB Smaller Internal Memory
1,900mAh Smaller Battery Capacity

LifeBook U554 vs VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13215PXB
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
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49% Bigger Total Storage Capacity
A Lot Longer Battery Life (max)
Ethernet LAN
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Smaller Internal Memory
Vastly Smaller Battery Capacity
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