Sony Vaio VPC-F11M1E

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-F11M1ENotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-F11M1E (Vaio VPC-F Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 520M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Display: 16.4 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.1kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 85.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: - %, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-F11M1E

80% Sony Vaio VPC F11 M1E
Source: Digital Versus English
Mainly designed for video and photo work, the Sony Vaio VPCF11 is equipped with a wide Full HD VAIO screen with Blu-Ray for "optimal High Definition entertainment", as well as "cinema style surround sound". Designed for video work and multimedia leisure time, the Sony Vaio VPCF11M1E offers good overall performance. Its graphics card allows you to do some gaming with recent 3D titles and it's a nice machine to use. Just a shame that its screen has such a low contrast ratio as the Full HD res is a real plus.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Sony VAIO VPC-F11M1E/H review
Source: Techradar English
Sony's VAIO F-Series is a relatively new release and comprises midrange multimedia machines. The Sony VAIO VPC-F11M1E/H is a great machine that offers powerful performance at a price that won't break the bank. Its 3D performance may not be as impressive as the Acer here, but it's still good enough to carry out resource intensive multimedia tasks.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/06/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

92% Leistungsschub
Source: TV Movie Multimedia - 4/10 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 80%
Sony Vaio VPC-F11M1E im Test: Notebook für Filmfans
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2010
Rating: price: 80% features: 80%
90% Sony VPC-F11M1E/H
Source: Kieskeurig Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 90%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M: The Nvidia GeForce GT 330M is the successor of the GT 230M and technically just a slightly higher clocked GT 240M (but it should still maintain the power envelope of the GT 230M as the naming suggests).

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.


520M:

The Core i5-520M has only 3 MB L3 Cache (compared to the I7-640M) and clocks between 2.4-2.93 GHz (Turbo Mode). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.4": 16 inch display-variants exist since 2008 and partially got the market share of 15 inch notebooks. 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.


3.1 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in 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


85.5%: 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 from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Sony Vaio VPC-F12Z1E/BI
Core i7 740QM
» Sony Vaio VPCF127HG
Core i7 740QM
» Sony VAIO VPCF12M0E/B
Core i7 740QM
» Sony Vaio VPCF12
Core i7 740QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F11C4E
Core i7 720QM
» Sony Vaio VPCF11ZIE/BI
Core i7 720QM
» Sony VAIO VPCF11S1E
Core i7 720QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F1190X
Core i7 820QM
» Sony Vaio VPC-F11Z1/E
Core i7 720QM

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Sony Vaio VPCF12M1R
Core i5 520M, 2.4 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Samsung RF510-S01BG
Core i5 480M, 15.6", 3 kg
» Toshiba Satellite P500-1JD
Core i5 480M, 18.4", 4.4 kg
» Samsung RF510-S01US
Core i5 460M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A660-1EG
Core i3 370M, 16.0", 2.6 kg
» Gateway ID49C05C
Core i5 430M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Samsung RF710-E7P-C5460
Core i5 460M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Samsung P580-JS00UK
Core i3 330M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-Z13B7E
Core i5 460M, 13.1", 1.379 kg
» Novatech Novabook Family
Core i5 520M, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Medion Akoya P7615-MD97561
Core i5 450M, 17.1", 3.4 kg
» Sony Vaio VPC-Z13Z9E
Core i7 640M, 13.1", 1.447 kg
» Samsung RF710-S05
Core i5 460M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Samsung R590-JS01CN
Core i5 520M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
» Gateway ID43A03c
Phenom II X3 P820, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Samsung P480-JS02CN
Core i5 520M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Acer Aspire 4741G-432G32Mn
Core i5 430M, 14.0", 2.2 kg
» Dell Vostro 3700 (i5-4500M, GT 330M)
Core i5 450M, 17.3", 2.9 kg
» Fujitsu LifeBook E780-FP
Core i7 620M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
» Toshiba Satellite A660-166
Core i5 450M, 16.0", 2.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-02-23 (Update: 2012-05-26)