Sony Vaio SV-E1511X1EB

Specifications

Sony Vaio SV-E1511X1EBNotebook: Sony Vaio SV-E1511X1EB (Vaio SV-E Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2450M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7650M
Display: 15.5 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SV-E1511X1EB

70% Sony VAIO E15 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Sony's laptops are always more than the sum of their parts--a sense of style will do that for you. The Sony VAIO E15 is no exception and will undoubtedly turn a lot of heads in the major electronics outlets. It's a great unit overall. Still, it would be even better if Sony offered a faster hard drive option.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/02/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

82% Test: Sony VAIO E1511X1EB
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 85%

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.


2450M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.5 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.8-3.1 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1300 MHz Turbo).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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%: 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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» Sony Vaio SVE1513F1ESI
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» Sony Vaio SVE1512Y1E
Core i7 3632QM
» Sony Vaio SV-E1512W1EB
Core i5 3210M
» Sony Vaio SV-E1511V1EW
Core i5 3210M
» Sony Vaio SV-E1511Z1EB
Core i7 3612QM

Notebooks with the same GPU

» HP ProBook 4545s-C1N28EA
A-Series A4-4300M, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» HP ProBook 4540s-C4Z14EA
Core i5 3210M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Sony Vaio SVE1713Y1EB
Core i7 3632QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Sony Vaio SVE1713E1E
Core i3 3120M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» HP ProBook 4540S-C4Z18EA
Core i5 2450M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» HP ProBook 4740s-H5K38EA
Core i5 3230M, 17.3", 3 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-E1713Z1EB
Core i7 3632QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» HP ProBook 4740s-C4Z55EA
Core i5 3210M, 17.3", 3 kg
» HP Probook 4540s-H4R27ES
Core i7 3632QM, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-E1712ACXB
Core i7 3632QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» HP ProBook 4540s-B6N37EA
Core i5 2450M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Sony Vaio SVE1512E6E
Pentium B980, 15.6", 2.7 kg
» Sony Vaio SVE1711Z1R
Core i7 3612QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» HP ProBook 4740s (B0Y81EA)
Core i5 2450M, 17.3", 3.07 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-E1711Z1EB
Core i7 3612QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» Sony Vaio SVE1711X1EB
Core i7 3612QM, 17.3", 3.2 kg
» HP ProBook 4740s (B6N57EA)
Core i5 2450M, 17.3", 3.02 kg
» HP Probook 4540s (B6N31EA)
Core i3 2370M, 15.6", 2.59 kg
» Sony Vaio SV-E1511X1ESI
Core i5 2450M, 15.6", 1.3 kg

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GeForce GT 730M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Sony Vaio SV-F1521V6EB
GeForce GT 740M, Core i7 3537U
» Sony Vaio SV-F1521Z1EB
GeForce GT 740M, Core i7 3537U
» Sony Vaio SV-T15115CXS
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3537U
» Sony Vaio SV-E1511K1E
HD Graphics 3000, Core i3 2370M
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-06-20 (Update: 2012-06-20)