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Sony Vaio Flip 13 SV-F13N13CXB

Specifications

Sony Vaio Flip 13 SV-F13N13CXBNotebook: Sony Vaio Flip 13 SV-F13N13CXB (Vaio SV-F Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 66% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 53%, performance: 72%, features: 65%, display: 80% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 63%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio Flip 13 SV-F13N13CXB

70% Sony VAIO Flip 13
Source: Computer Shopper English
The Flip 13 is a tri-mode ultrabook that can be used as a traditional laptop, a tablet, or a freestanding touch-screen PC. The Sony VAIO Flip 13 is arguably the most cleverly designed of a clever lot of convertible laptops. It isn't terribly fast or terribly cheap, but if you can't decide between an ultrabook and a tablet, now you don't have to.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Sony VAIO Flip 13 Review
Source: Think Digit English
Sony seems to have taken the idea of a Windows convertible to heart. The latest from them is the VAIO Flip 13, following on from the VAIO Duo. But, things aren't what they seem. In the traditional laptop mode, this is pretty much the ultrabook you would have wanted. But, the twisty and bendy bits aren't that impressive, and the "slide this out" and "twist this here" process is something that you will have to remember - it doesn't come naturally. Unless you want an ultrabook that can do all the Matrix style show off, you would be better off spending this much money on a more conventional laptop or ultrabook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 50%
60% Sony Vaio Fit 13A Multi-Flip
Source: Digital Versus English
The Vaio Fit 13A Multi-Flip is a beautiful device with quality finish and materials and an original, practical mechanism for switching between laptop and tablet modes. But then you turn it on, and the fan starts to kick in like an engine and it only lasts a few hours of use. It had plenty of promise, but Sony ultimately failed to win us over.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
65% Sony VAIO Fit 13A: Costs a pretty penny for a novelty feature
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Sony VAIO Fit 13A is priced at a steep Rs 99,990, which is a lot of money given the configuration. Hybrids have always commanded a premium over Ultrabooks, simply due to the fact that they can transform into a tablet. While the Fit 13A works very well as notebook and can also pull of some tablet duty, it’s definitely no tablet replacement. However, the really steep price for one novelty feature stops us from recommending it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/31/2014
Rating: Total score: 65%
70% Sony Vaio Flip 13 review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Sony has managed to design a refined hybrid Ultrabook; perhaps one of the best designs we've seen. Dell's XPS 12 has a similar design in which the screen flips within an external frame, but it isn't quite as stylish. Acer has also tried a double hinge with the Aspire R7, but its design necessitated moving the trackpad to behind the keyboard. Sony's implementation is simple, makes total sense, and just works. In addition to all its other attributes, Sony is offering a number of perks to early buyers: there's a free pair of headphones worth Rs. 12,990; the aforementioned unlimited music download offer; one year's accidental damage cover; and a discounted two year warranty extension. There's also a six-month EMI scheme on some banks' credit cards. All these things have to be taken into account when evaluating the device's value proposition.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/31/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
70% Sony VAIO Fit Multi-flip 13
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Sony's hybrid style is in full effect on the VAIO Fit Multi-flip, which is a 13in notebook that can easily be turned into a tablet. We like it a lot due to the design and the included ports and specs, but we think the build could stand to be a little sturdier and the screen less reflective.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
67% Sony VAIO Fit 13A multi-flip review
Source: PC Pro English
The VAIO Fit 13A multi-flip is attractive, both visually and physically, but it puts in an inconsistent showing. The elegant hinge design and glorious display are soured by negatives such as the noisy cooling fans and patchy build quality. There's promise here, but if you're in the market for a hybrid device, the Dell XPS 12 is a far better buy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2013
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 50% performance: 67% features: 50% workmanship: 50%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

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66%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer Aspire R7-371T-77FF
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-72TC
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-B-104
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 0.95 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-55DJ
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 1.5 kg
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA-C4034H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire R13 R7-371T-779K
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 1.46 kg
HP Pavilion 13-a051sr
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 2 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga2 13-59427516
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4030U, 1.6 kg
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA-DW106H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U, 1.75 kg
HP Pavilion 13-a000nc x360
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4030U, 1.8 kg
Acer Aspire R13
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 1.8 kg
Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P35W-B3226
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 2.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 13-7347-3276
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U, 1.7 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 7347
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 1.65 kg
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA-C4032H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 1.75 kg
Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro P30W-BST2N22
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 2.3 kg
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP300LA-DW063H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4030U, 1.75 kg
Asus Transformer Book T300LA 90NB02W1-M01450
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U, 1.9 kg
Lenovo Yoga 2 13
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U, 1.56 kg
Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4001H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 1.9 kg
Sony Vaio Fit Multi-Flip SV-F13N1J2R
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 1.3 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook T904
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4600U, 1.6 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13 inch-59402636
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 1.6 kg
Sony VAIO 13 SV-F13N1A4E
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 1.3 kg
Asus Transformer Book T300LA-C4002H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U, 2 kg
Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip SV-F13N1L2E/S
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 1.307 kg
Sony Vaio Flip 13 SV-F13N17PXB
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U, 1.3 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 1.398 kg

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HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-11-23 (Update: 2013-11-23)