Sony Vaio SV-F15217CXW

Specifications

Sony Vaio SV-F15217CXWNotebook: Sony Vaio SV-F15217CXW (Vaio SV-F Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SV-F15217CXW

60% Sony VAIO Fit E 15 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Sony's Windows 8 software preload emphasizes creativity, with the video- and music-managing bundle the company calls Sony Imagination Studio—Movie Studio Platinum, DVD Architect Studio, Acid Music Studio, and SoundForge Audio Studio. There's also a skimpy 30-day trial of Kaspersky Internet Security.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony VAIO Fit 15 review
Source: Engadget English
Should you buy the VAIO Fit 15? It's tough to say conclusively, since we still don't know what other companies like HP and Toshiba are going to sell this summer. We do know this: the Fit 15 kicks off back-to-school season on a strong note. We applaud Sony for standardizing on certain specs, like backlit keyboards and higher-res screens.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2013
70% Sony Vaio Fit E 15 Review
Source: Digital Trends English
The Sony Vaio Fit E is a solid all-purpose mainstream laptop that’s attractive and not too heavy with a good keyboard and plenty of ports. However, at the $899 asking price for this configuration, we’d like to see better performance. The elements that raised the price of our review unit – full HD, touchscreen, max RAM – aren’t necessary, and it’s worth leaving them off the table to balance price and value.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

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.


3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» 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.


2.7 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.

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65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-05-15 (Update: 2013-05-15)