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Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB


Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB
Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB (Vaio SV-P Series)
Intel Core i5-4200U 2 x 1.6 - 2.6 GHz, Haswell
Graphics adapter
13.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
1.1 kg ( = 38.8 oz / 2.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1000 Euro



Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB

80% Sony VAIO Pro 13 Touch (SVP1321WSNB) Review
Source: English version
The Sony Vaio Pro 13 is available at an MRP of Rs. 74,990 which may feel steep for a Core i5 system, but we feel it’s a decent price point considering what is on offer: fast performance, great battery life, light weight, responsive keyboard and touchscreen. Sure we would have loved a larger capacity SSD and a less noisy fan when all cores kick in, but the advantages easily overpower these minor niggles. If you are a business user or someone who wants a light Ultrabook with a great battery life, the Sony Vaio Pro 13 is a great option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%



With a weight of just 1.1 kg, the 13 inch Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB is an extremely portable touchscreen machine. The design is beautiful, with slim lines and a dark metal look with a subtle, yet beautiful sheen. It is made from lightweight but durable carbon fiber. The Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB has a few great design touches that really improve the user experience. As laptops get thinner and thinner, it can get uncomfortable to type on. But here, when the screen is opened, it will raise the keyboard at an angle which will make it more comfortable for extended hours of keyboard use.

The keyboard is laid out well, and the touchpad is nice and responsive. The Full HD screen is absolutely gorgeous, with beautiful bright colors and sharp definition. The touchscreen is nice and responsive, too. Intel Core i5 4200U and integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400 will do great for most everyday tasks. We appreciate the fast wake time of less than 3 seconds. While the system performance is decent, only casual games should be played on this machine. The battery life is decent and will easily last through a workday.  The Sony Vaio SV-P1321WSNB is a great choice for those looking for a well built ultraportable with great looks for light to moderate tasks.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

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


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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

Sony: Sony Corporation is one of the largest Japanese electronics companies. The company was founded in 1946 under a different name and initially produced rice stoves. The company launched the first transistor radio. In 1958, the company was renamed Sony. Sony is a combination of the Latin word sonus (sound) and the English word sonny (little boy). Today, its core business is consumer electronics. The company is engaged in the development, design, manufacture and sale of electronic equipment, instruments, devices, game consoles and software. Sony operates in the following segments: Gaming and Network Services, Music, Images, Home Entertainment and Sound, Imaging Products and Solutions, Mobile Communications, Semiconductors, Financial Services and Others.

80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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