Sony Vaio SV-T1311W1ES


Sony Vaio SV-T1311W1ESNotebook: Sony Vaio SV-T1311W1ES (Vaio T13 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 76.56% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 71%, performance: 86%, features: 65%, display: 67% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 83%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SV-T1311W1ES

75% Sony Vaio T13 Ultrabook review
Source: Reg Hardware English
Overall, Sony gets a thumbs-up from me for starting to prise open the Ultrabook market by making it more affordable to people like me. That Sony, of all companies, should being doing this is remarkable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/08/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Sony VAIO T13
Source: PC World English
In general, the Sony VAIO T13 straddles the blurry lines between all-purpose, thin-and-light, and Ultrabook portables with reasonable skill. It compromises a bit on performance due to the hybrid drive, and some of the ergonomics could be better, but it delivers the lightweight design, the fairly roomy storage space, and (except for its lack of 5GHz Wi-Fi) the various connectivity options that are popular with consumers--all at an uncharacteristically (for Sony) affordable price. People who like the idea of an Ultrabook but don't want to sacrifice a lot of traditional features should give it a look
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Sony VAIO T13 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
If you're looking for a well-designed and fast Ultrabook without breaking the bank, the $799 Sony VAIO T13 belongs on your short list. Sony also deserves credit for designing a clickpad that works well and offering support at the touch of a button. Unfortunately, this notebook's screen has narrow viewing angles and the 5-hour battery life is below average.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/04/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

83% Ultrabooks: Jetzt aber schnell!
Source: PC Magazin - Spezial 53 Ultrabooks German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%
74% Sony Vaio T13
Source: Ultrabook King German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2012
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 70% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
77% Ultrabook mit Ultrapuste
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 71% performance: 87% features: 59% display: 59% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 81%
81% Gelungener Einstand: Sony Ultrabook T13 im Test
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2012
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 87% features: 67% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 80%
75% Erstes Ultrabook von Sony im Test: VAIO T1311W1ES
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 75%
84% Sony VAIO Ultrabook T1311W1ES
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 90% display: 70% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 80% emissions: 83%
Gelungenes Ultrabook mit Sehschwäche
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Positive: reasonably prized device; fair product for ultrabook-newbies
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2012
Sonys Neuerfindung des Ultrabooks
Source: Focus Online German DE→EN
Positive: good performance Negative: body imperfect; equipment and ergonomy deficient
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/16/2012
Sony Vaio SVT-1311W1E/S - Vaio goes Ultrabook
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: chassis of top quality; excellent communication equipment Negative: disappointing display performance
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2012


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.

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.5 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 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

76.56%: 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, 2012-06- 6 (Update: 2012-06- 6)