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Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E
Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E (Vaio VPC-S Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, Core: 373 MHz, Memory: 542 MHz
Memory
4096 MB 
, PC3-8500
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, Vaio LCD, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel HM55
Storage
Samsung SpinPoint M7 HM500JI, 500 GB 
, 5.400 rpm
Soundcard
Realtek ALC275
Connections
1 Express Card 34mm, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: line-out, microphone, Card Reader: Memory Stick Duo, SD, Memory Stick PRO-HG, MagicGate, 1 Fingerprint Reader, 3G Qualcomm Gobi 2000
Networking
Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (10MBit), Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Optical drive
Matshita DVD-RAM UJ890AS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 27.6 x 329 x 228.5 ( = 1.09 x 12.95 x 9 in)
Battery
54 Wh Lithium-Ion, 10.8V 5000mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 0.3MP VGA 640×480
Additional features
Microsoft Office Starter 2010, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.971 kg ( = 69.53 oz / 4.35 pounds), Power Supply: 224 g ( = 7.9 oz / 0.49 pounds)
Price
1199 Euro

 

Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 82%, display: 67% mobility: 87%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E

85% Review Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Mobile Office. Handy, mobile and good performance. Sony's 13.3 incher does without superfluous ballast, such as dedicated graphics card and invests in a DVD drive, docking port and HSDPA. Find out why this just doesn't work, despite high mobility.
85% Test Sony Vaio VPC-S13X9E Subnotebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/15/2010
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 70% display: 67% mobility: 87% workmanship: 89% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 93%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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


1.971 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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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85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)