Are you need a new middle class portable Touch convertible laptop for multimedia but did not want to spend much money to buy high end ultrabook? If you are not too concern about multitasking performance, Sony VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB is one good options.. Yeah, if you are looking a stylish and solid convertible laptop for daily work and play, the VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB laptop that based on the Intel Haswell i3 platform will gives the performance you will need for daily office and light multimedia tasks.
For the exterior, the sturdy black aluminum lid with a Sony and Vaio logo make this machine looks solid and premium. Unlike the previous Sony Vaio 14 series, the Vaio Fit 14A comes with an unique hinge that allows user to transform the laptop into tablet mode or stand mode for better viewing experience. The exterior that made from an aluminum material, the interior (keyboard deck) is comes with a high quality plastic for construction. Unlike The vaio’s black keyboard with backlit technology is lacks numeric keypad and have a small keypad, but if you are did not have big fingers, the keyboard is still gives fast, secure and comfortable typing experience.
Physically, Sony VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB laptop is look likes to common high end ultrabook from other brand. Comes with an attractive sleek design and measures just 9.25 x 13.2 x 0.8 inches, this model offers similar portability to the Satellite E45T-A4300 14 inch ultrabook from Toshiba which has dimension in 13.4 x 9.2 x 0.8 inches and weighing only around at 4.4 lbs. Its mean, you can slip the Sony Vaio’s 4.3 lbs laptop into almost all carry bag with ease. Unfortunately, the 3-cell Lithium Polymer battery only can produces around 4 hours of battery usage, shorter than the Satellite model that promises up to 7 hours of battery runtime.
Yeah, the Intel Core i3-4005U ULV processro with two cores and clocked around at 1.7GHZ is an entry level processor, but still capable to play almost all Windows’s productivity and office applications. Incorporated with a 4GB DDR3L of RAM and Hypertrading technology, the Sony SVF14N11CXB laptop provides smooth and seamless multitasking performance. The 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system also ensures user can handle the preloaded Microsoft Office 365 app, Architect Studio, VAIO Movie Creator, PlayMemories Home, Adobe Reader and more applications with ease.
For multimedia performance, the 14 inch Full High Definition multi touch screen display with LED-backlit technology and Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine offers very bright, crisp and good color for both 1080p HD video and games. It also comes with Triluminos technology and support a native 1920 x 1080 resolution. The display looks nice and also support a digitizer PEN, its mean you can draw pictures or write on the screen in tablet mode, along with watch your favorite movies from Netflix in viewer mode. The stereo speakers with Intel HD audio and ClearAudio+ technology also provides very clear and crisp audio reproductions.
Built into center of black bezel, there is a 1.0 High Definition web camera for self portrait and a dual array digital microphones for face to face video chats. Like other Sony’s machine, the Fit 14A also comes with Exmor R sensor, offers crisp, bright and clear video communications. Sadly, like common portable laptop on its size, Sony VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB also lacks optical drive, but you can easily connect it into external SuperMulti DVD burner drive if needed.
On the left edge, you will find a HDMI port and single USB 3.0 port, while on the other side, this model brings 3.5mm audio jack, single USB 3.0 port, multimedia card reader slot and RJ 45 port as Ethernet connector. Under the hood, the Sony Vaio Fit 14A convertible laptop also equipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive and has spinning speed of 5400 rpm. Furthermore, the 14 inch convertible laptop also comes with Bluetooth 4.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Ethernet LAN and Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n LAN for wireless internet connection.
Yeah, the graphics and multitasking performance is a bit disappointed. This mainstream laptop also offers shorter battery life than its competitor. But the camera and audio, along with convertible sleek design still make the Sony Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB a great portable laptop and perfect for daily multimedia use. So, what do you think? If you interested, Sony VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB laptop will be available soon in US with a starting price around at $799.99. If you preferred with Sony Vaio performance, but looking for smaller machine, we think you can consider to buy the $1599 Vaio Fit 13A Flip PC SVF13N17PXB 13.3 inch laptop. Powered by Intel Core i7-4500U processor and 256GB serial ATA SSD, this machine provides faster multitasking performance.