If you are looking for a mainstream laptop for work and play which has a thin and sleek design, we recommend you to check Sony VAIO Fit SVF15213CXB laptop. Not only a powerful performance for work hard, this model also comes with a lot of multimedia features and latest Sony’s own technology, Sony VAIO Fit 15E SVF15213CXB delivers stunning viewing and audio experience wherever you go.
Physically, Sony VAIO Fit SVF15213CXB looks identical to Sony VAIO Fit 15E SVF15217CJW that equipped with a 1.8GHZ Intel Pentium 2117U dual core processor. The newest 15.5 inch VAIO Fit 15E model comes with streamlined design with glossy plastic bezel and brushed-metal for lids and for palm rest, offers stylish appearance to use at home, office or when you on the go. In term of size, the 6 pounds laptop which has dimension 10.3 x 15 x 1 inches is not the most portable laptop on its class, but we think it still comfortable for travel companion and can fit perfectly in your bag.
Unlike the newest laptop from other brand that shipped with new Intel Haswell platform, Sony VAIO Fit SVF15213CXB still bring 3rd generation of Intel Ivy Bridge as the heart. Similar to Dell Inspiron I15RV-3812BLK laptop, the SVF15213CXB is powered by 1.9GHZ Intel Core i3-3227U ULV dual core processor that released in Q1 2013 and offers a 3 MB L3-Cache.
Paired with a 4GB DDR3 RAM that can be expanded to 8GB DDR3 RAM and preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft windows 8 as the operating system, this machine delivers more than enough performance to ensure user will get fast and smooth multimedia and entertainment experience, as well as day to day office multitasks. Under the hood, the 15.5 inch laptop also equipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA II disk drive with a read and write speed of 5400 rotate per minutes.
As a Intel Ivy Bridge machine, this model still brings a Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator. Yeah, this is not the latest Intel HD graphics version, but this graphics card that supports DirectX 11 and a 15.5 inch Full High Definition Capacitive touch screen display with support a 1920 x 1080 native resolution and LED backlit technology still delivers bright, crisp and realistic color when you play modern games or watch 1080p video playback. Just in case you want to share the multimedia files, you can connect it to external monitor or your HDTV via HDMI port and Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology.
As a premium Sony Vaio series, the 1.0 web camera that built into bezel and integrated with digital microphone also comes with Exmor R CMOS Sensor technology, delivers clear and bright video and sound for face to face video calls. Above the Sony’s island-style keyboard, there are a pair of stereo speakers and a subwoofer that optimized with Sony’s Clear Audio+ delivers amazing audio experience and loud sound when you listen a music in small room. Sadly, the 6-cell Lithium Ion 2670mAh battery only can produces around 3 hours of battery life on single charge.
The rest of hardware features are Clickable Touchpad with multi gesture supported, 8x multi-format CD/DVD optical drive, 3.5mm audio out, microphone in, two USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 port, SD card reader slot, Bluetooth 4.0 + HS, 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T Ethernet LAN with RJ 45 connector and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for a reliable connection to wireless network. Like other Sony Vaio’s multimedia and entertainment laptop, the newest Sony VAIO Fit 15 series also preloaded with ASSIST action button, Sony Movie Studio Platinum, ACID Music Studio, Sound Forge Audio Studio, Kaspersky Internet Security 30-Day Trial, DVD Architect Studio, Microsoft Office 365 (Trial) and more.
Yeah, this is not the lightest machine and most powerful multimedia laptop, but with a 15.5 inch Full HD multi touch display and a wide range of Sony’s multimedia technology, Sony VAIO Fit SVF15213CXB 15E laptop which has a starting price around at $729.99 with 1 year warranty is still worth to buy it and gives a great value for your money. If you are looking for smaller Sony’s laptop for work and play which brings Intel Haswell platform, we recommend you to take a look at Sony Vaio Pro 13 ultrabook that weighing only at 1.06kg and powered by Intel Core i5-4200U dual core processor.