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VAIO FE 14.1 VWNC51429-SL


VAIO FE 14.1 VWNC51429-SL
VAIO FE 14.1 VWNC51429-SL (FE Series)
Intel Core i5-1235U 10 x 0.9 - 4.4 GHz, 55 W PL2 / Short Burst, 15 W PL1 / Sustained, Alder Lake-U
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, Core: 1200 MHz, Memory: 1600 MHz, DDR4,
16 GB 
, DDR4-3200, 22-22-22-52, PC4-25600, 2x SODIMM
14.10 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 156 PPI, Chi Mei N140HCA-EAD, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH
Intel Alder Lake-P PCH - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
1 USB 2.0, 3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headset, Card Reader: SD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.8 x 325 x 221 ( = 0.78 x 12.8 x 8.7 in)
55 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Webcam: 1200p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
1.598 kg ( = 56.37 oz / 3.52 pounds), Power Supply: 199 g ( = 7.02 oz / 0.44 pounds)
800 USD



Average Score: 71% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 75%, features: 58%, display: 81% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 68%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the VAIO FE 14.1 VWNC51429-SL

82% VAIO FE14 laptop review: Avoid the Core i5-1235U and get the Core i7-1255U | Notebookcheck
Vaio has updated its FE14 series with Intel Alder Lake-U options. Since the chassis remains unchanged year-over-year, some parts of the design are feeling outdated by today's high Ultrabook standards.
60% VAIO FE 14.1 Review
Source: PC Mag English
We're all for democracy and happy to see more options for Walmart shoppers, but the VAIO FE 14.1 joins the superstore's budget-class Gateway and EVOO house brands instead of threatening Dell, Lenovo, or Acer. Nothing about it is bad enough to disqualify it from budget buyers' consideration, but it's up against some better-built, better-performing competitors, as well as some deeper-value models, such as the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
The Vaio FE14 Is A Budget Laptop With A Midrange Price
Source: English
Starting at $700 and topping out at $1,000, the Vaio FE14 is not cheap. It comes with some welcome features, like great port selection and a fingerprint sensor, but you can get laptops with a better display, better body sturdiness, and better performance in the same price range. The Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED is a fantastic laptop with performance rivaling thousand-dollar laptops, a well-built body, and a gorgeous OLED display for about $750 (and it’s been on sale for as low as $500!). The Acer Aspire 5 and Swift 3 are about on par with the Vaio FE14 for performance and body quality, but they’re much cheaper at about $500 and $650, respectively. The HP Envy 15 is another great option at about $700 thanks to its excellent touchscreen display, sleek metal chassis, and excellent performance—but you will have to settle for a smaller hard drive. If the Vaio FE14 were a couple of hundred dollars cheaper, it’d be an awesome laptop for the price. However, if it wants to compete against the midrange juggernauts like HP Envy and Asus Zenbook, it needs to step up its game.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2022


Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

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.

i5-1235U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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

1.598 kg:

This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.

71%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-09-18)