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Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4

Specifications

Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4Notebook: Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4 (Vaio Pro Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.86kg
Price: 1100 euro
Average Score: 85.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: 68%, display: 84% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 77%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4

83% Review Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4 Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Delicate Butterfly. The new Sony Pro series shines due to its impressive technical specifications. Our test model is slim and offers decent battery life and nice performance. It could very well be the ideal companion on-the-go. In our review, we will see what this model has to offer.
83% Recenzja ultrabooka z ekranem dotykowym – Sony Vaio Pro 13
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%
Lekki jak piórko, funkcjonalny niczym szwajcarski scyzoryk
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Light; long battery life; high quality materials; backlit keyboard; good speakers; touch screen; decent price. Negative: Touchpad; glossy surface of the screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2013
11.6인치 멀티 터치 울트라북을 870g의 무게에 담아내다 - 소니 바이오 프로 11 (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/06/2014
91% 13.3인치 울트라북의 휴대성을 한 단계 끌어 올리다 - 소니 바이오 프로 13 (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 91%

Comment

Model:

The Sony Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4 has been designed to be a marvelous combination of high performance and extreme portability. As such, this 11 inch machine weighs 0.86 kg, but sports specs that would look at home on a bigger Ultrabook. A Full HD IPS display is available for this machine, even on the basic model of the configuration options. There are a few ULV options of Haswell processors, and graphics are handled by integrated Intel chips. An SSD drive and 4 GB of RAM round out this tiny powerhouse. The oh-so thin body is made of carbon fiber, which should be sturdy enough for rough hands. Ports are well chosen on the limited space, with two USB 3.0 ports, a full-sized HDMI interface, a 3.5 mm combined audio jack and an SD card slot. Users will be able to connect to bigger displays when necessary with less of a hassle in finding the right cable.

A nice feature of the power adaptor is that it sports a USB 2.0 port, very handy for charging smartphones and other devices. The size of this device leads to a necessary cramping up and paring down of the backlit keyboard, but most light to moderate tasks should be comfortable. Those who type much more have issues with comfort. With full power saving measures, the battery will reportedly last up to 10 hours. Overall, this machine is fast and light (5 seconds boot time!) and well thought out. With a price range that places it on equal footing as the competition, Sony have made the Vaio Pro 11 SVP121M2EB.G4 one that stands out where it counts.

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.


11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.86 kg:

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.


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


85.67%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer C720-3404 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 1.2 kg
Acer C720-3605 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 1.2 kg
Sony Vaio SV-P1121C5ER2
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U, 0.9 kg
Sony Vaio SV-P11215PXB
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4500U, 0.9 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Toshiba Portege Z30-A-1E1
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-33LX
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30-A-189
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-55DQ
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
HP Pavilion 13-b102TU
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4030U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30T-A-111
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Samsung 940X3G-K07DE
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude 12 E5250
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4310U, 12.5", 1.67 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R5094H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad U330-59427487
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 12.5", 1.357 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-52VR
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-77NK
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.0", 1.6 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R5097H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba KIRA-102
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-1D2
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.18 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-12R
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4004H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30T-A-11C
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Lenovo M30-70
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4010U, 13.3", 1.53 kg
Dell Latitude E7240-SM008LE72408GER
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4300U, 12.5", 1.4 kg
HP Spectre 13-3010ea
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Fujitsu Lifebook U574
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.578 kg
HP EliteBook 820 G1-F1R78AW
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4300U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-07-24 (Update: 2013-07-24)