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Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EW

Specifications

Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EWNotebook: Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EW (Vaio SV-E Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3210M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7650M 1024 MB
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 83%, features: 70%, display: 70% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EW

79% Review Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EW Notebook | Notebookcheck
Multimedia all-rounder. For a price of 700 Euros (~$895) Sony offers a multimedia notebook including an AMD Radeon HD 7650M GPU and an Intel Core i5 processor. Our review will reveal if the device is any good.
Ревю на Sony VAIO E – елегантен баланс в средния клас
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Exquisite Design; well balanced specifications; comfortable keyboard with NumPad and backlight. Negative: Mediocre battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2013

Comment

Series:

Sony’s SV-E series was introduced in Q3 2012 as a replacement for the VPC-E budget series. It consists of notebooks from 11.6 to 17.3 inch with a price range from 800 Euro to 1000 Euro depending on the configuration. The 800 euro entry level model houses a Sandy bridge processor and an on-board graphic Intel HD3000. The more expensive 1000 euro model uses a Sandy Bridge quad-core processor and mid-range AMD Radeon graphics.

Since the E series is a series of budget notebooks aiming at average consumers, it does not has the beautiful design or state-of-the-art hardware of Sony’s high end models. But the E-series still has some ace up its sleeves: Its price is comparable to other manufacturer’s mid-range laptop, while having a much better matte display and a somewhat better backlit keyboard, not to mention a timeless design which is similar to other Sony premium notebooks.

Unfortunately, being a budget series, the E-series suffers from some flaws to cut cost, including a bad cooling system, which makes the notebook very hot during heavily gaming, no graphics switchm, which makes the battery run time below average. Despite these flaws, the Sony SV-E series is still a very attractive choice for home office users who are looking for high performance from a premium laptop manufacturer at a fair price.

AMD Radeon HD 7650M: Based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6650M but with slower core clock. 480 Shader and 128 bit DDR3 interface. 

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.


3210M: Fast Ivy-Bridge-based dual-core, includes HD 4000 GPU, core clock 2.5 - 3.1 GHz» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.5":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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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79%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-19 (Update: 2013-06-19)