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Sony Vaio Flip 15 SV-F15N1Z2E/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio Flip 15 SV-F15N1Z2E/BNotebook: Sony Vaio Flip 15 SV-F15N1Z2E/B (Vaio SV-F Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4500U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 2880x1620 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 76.2% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio Flip 15 SV-F15N1Z2E/B

80% Sony Vaio Flip 15
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
There's certainly nothing like the Sony Vaio Flip 15, it's a full size yet slim and light 15" laptop with a convertible design and a digital pen in a premium case with dedicated graphics. You might think of it as the upscale alternative to the second generation Acer Aspire R7, which also has an N-Trig digitizer and a 15" full HD display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Sony Vaio Flip 15
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
There's certainly nothing like the Sony Vaio Flip 15, it's a full size yet slim and light 15" laptop with a convertible design and a digital pen in a premium case with dedicated graphics. You might think of it as the upscale alternative to the second generation Acer Aspire R7, which also has an N-Trig digitizer and a 15" full HD display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/07/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

77% Sony Vaio Fit 15A (SV-F15N1Z2E)
Source: PC Go - Heft 5/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 77%
77% Sony Vaio Fit 15A (SV-F15N1Z2E)
Source: PC Magazin - Heft 4/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 77%
Sony Vaio Fit 15A (SV-F15N1Z2E)
Source: c't - Heft 5/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/16/2014
67% Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip 15A
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 67%
노트북의 한계를 높인 소니의 얇은 선 - 바이오 피트 멀티플립 SVF15N19CK/B (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/11/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture (GK208) and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4500U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.0 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.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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.

Sony reviews


76.2%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Sony Vaio SV-F15A1M2E
Core i5 3337U

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Sony Vaio SV-F15A1M2ES
Core i5 3337U, 2.6 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-F15A1S9R
Core i5 3337U, 2.6 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-F15A1Z2EB
Core i7 3537U, 2.6 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Sony Vaio Fit Multi-flip SV-F15N1Z2RB
Core i7 4500U, 15.5", 2.3 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-392G
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
» Acer Aspire S3-392G-54204G1.02Ttws
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.6 kg

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HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» MSI WS60 2OJ 3K-004US
Quadro K2100M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50-A-14F
GeForce GT 745M, Core i7 4700MQ
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GeForce 840M, Core i7 4510U
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HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830
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» Lenovo B50-45
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HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-01-14 (Update: 2014-01-14)