Another awesome multi touch convertible laptop from Sony Vaio Fit 15A series, named Sony VAIO Fit SVF15N14CXB convertible laptop just released and available now in major retailer in US. Comes with 360 degrees hinge that allows user to enjoy stand mode or tablet mode for multimedia use and powered by 4th generation of Intel Haswell platform as the heart, the VAIO Fit 15A SVF15N14CXB laptop offers great multimedia experience, along with ultimate performance and portability for business users.
Physically, the 15.5 inch Vaio Fit15A is identical to the VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB 14 inch model, except the size. Like common convertible laptop from other brand, Sony VAIO Fit 15A SVF15N14CXB convertible laptop comes with an unique hinge that allows user to converts the machine into a tablet or viewer mode for watch video or streaming movies from Netflix. Comes with a high quality aluminum material for interior and exterior and small Sony logo on the top lid and VAIO logo on the bottom, this machine looks premium and solid.
In term of size, the 15.5 inch Touch laptop has dimension in 10 x 14.9 x 0.8 inches and weighs around at 5.1 lbs. It also easy to carry around and comfortable for companion at home or in office. Yeah, this is not the lightest convertible laptop but still slimmer than common laptop on its class, such as the 5.1 lbs IdeaPad Flex 15 59393854 convertible laptop from Lenovo that measures 15.04 x 10.47 x 0.87 inch. Inside, there is a 4-cell Lithium Polymer battery for power supply. Sony claim if the battery will be gives long battery life, more than 6 hours of battery life for light office multithread applications.
Like common premium laptop from other brand, Sony VAIO Fit SVF15N14CXB also equipped with latest Intel’s technology. The Intel Core i5-4200U dual core processor which has a base clock rates at 1.6GHZ also comes with Intel Turbo 2.0 Boost technology that gives extra power (up to 2.6GHZ) when you handle most demanding office or multimedia applications. There is also 8GB of DDR3L RAM and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 provides fast, smooth and seamless multitasking performance. It not only gives the performance you will need for office applications, but also hard multimedia and video editing app can run with ease. Of course, you can also upgrade the operating system to Microsoft Windows 8.1 if needed.
Like the previous model, the Fit 15A SVF15N14CXB also boasts a 15.5 inch Full High Definition LED-backlit touch screen display with multi touch capabilities and support maximum internal resolution at 1920 x 1080. Integrated with Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine and Sony’s Triluminos technology, the display offer very bright, crisp and beautiful color for video, images and games. Of course, the display also support digitizer input and can play 1080p HD video playback, along with modern games with ease.
The 750GB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive with speed of 5400 rpm allows user to store all video, games and other multimedia files, along with install more applications. Built into bezel, the EXMOR’s 1.0 megapixel front facing camera and internal Dual Array digital microphone offers bright video and loud audio voice for face to face video communications. The Vaio’s black keyboard with backlit technology also comes with few Vaio Assist and Action button. Yeah, it lacks numeric keypad, but still provides fast and accurate typing, even in low light room.
Around the VAIO Fit 15A edges, you will also find a plenty of port interface, includes 3.5mm headphone / microphone combo jack, few USB 3,0 port that offers up to 5Gbps of transfer data speeds, multimedia card reader slot and HDMI 1.4 port to connect your multimedia content into external HDTV. The rest of features are Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, NFC, Intel dual-band Wireless-N 7260 802.11b/g/n LAN and Intel WiDi (Wireless Display).
Of course, there are also a wide range of useful software, such as trail version of Internet security, Microsoft Office, Sony software (VAIO Care, ArtRage Studio, Imagination Studio, ACID Music, DVD Architect) and more. Yeah, the $ 999 Sony VAIO Fit SVF15N14CXB is not a budget friendly laptop, but if you are really need a powerful convertible laptop, this model is still a great machine and has many strengths that make it a good choice.