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...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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".
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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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.
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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Carbon fiber, Carbon
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Boost Frequency
745, I7-4500U, 450
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
1920 x 1080
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
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out 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 Number of Keys
Operating System Installed
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