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Sony VAIO Fit 15

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Sony VAIO Fit 15. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the size and screen. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO Fit 15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 Review

 

The Sony VAIO Fit is a new line of stylish notebooks with solid spec and vibrant touch-enabled displays. Here we take a closer look at the 15.6-inch model.

Stylized design ; Vibrant touch-enabled display ; Comfortable keyboard

No SSD ; Poor battery life

The new Sony VAIO Fit series certainly looks the part. The stylized design of the Fit 15 is both visually appealing as well as ergonomic. In fact, the form factor is so well designed that it makes the notebook’s limited battery life all the more...

May, 2013

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 review

 

A great value laptop with dedicated graphics, but its screen and keyboard just hold it back from an award

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: TechSmart (techsmart.co.za)

Sony VAIO Fit 15A Multi-Flip ultrabook

 
Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15318

 

Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15318 laptop runs on Windows 8 (64 bit) OS and has Intel Core i5 (4th generation) 1.6 GHz with Intel Turbo boost up to 2.6Ghz processor. It has Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Nvidia GeForce GT 740M 1GB DDR3 graphics processor. The VAIO...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15A15SNB

 

Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15A15SNB laptop runs on Windows 8 (64 bit) OS and Intel Core i7 (3rd generation) 2.0 GHz With Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz processor. It has Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Nvidia GeForce GT 740M 1GB DDR3 graphics processor. This Sony laptop...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15A13SNB

 

The Sony VAIO Fit 15 SVF15A13SNB laptop runs on Windows 8 OS and has Intel Core i5 (3rd generation) 1.8 GHz With Turbo Boost Up to 2.7 GHz processor. It has Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Nvidia GeForce GT 735M 2GB DDR3 graphics processor. The Sony VAIO Fit...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:ClearAudio+ / HD / S-Force Front Surround 3D, ClearAudio+ / S-Force Front Surround 3D/ ClearAudio+
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:3650 / 47.55
Battery capacity (Watt hours):47.55
Battery life (max):4 / 6
Battery performance:3650
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Metallic, Silver / Silver / White
Form Factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Floating Slider) / Convertible (Track Slider)
Product type:Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel type:IPS
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 735M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics 4400

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 16 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board / On-board + SO-DIMM / SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0+HS
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):150 / 300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / DVD Super Multi / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:ClearAudio+ / HD / S-Force Front Surround 3D, ClearAudio+ / S-Force Front Surround 3D/ ClearAudio+
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Orientation sensor: Yes
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Chipset:Intel HM75 Express / Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 10 / 12 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM75 Express / Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2,1x4,4x1 / 1x4, 2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:3556U / I5-3337U / i5-4200U / I7-3537U / i7-4500U
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell / Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 2
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:3556U / I5-3337U / i5-4200U / I7-3537U / i7-4500U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 17
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:72054 / 72055 / 75459 / 75460 / 76621
Processor code:SR0XG / SR0XL / SR16Z / SR170
Processor package size:31 / 40 / 40 x 24 x 1.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Bundled software:VAIO Movie Creator, CamScanner, Xperia Link, PlayMemories Home, Adobe Reader
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Pre-installed software:McAfee LiveSafe, Anti-Theft Service, Office 365
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe, Anti-Theft Service, Office 365

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:16 / 8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 500 / 750
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Storage media:HDD / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1016 / 500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10
Height:0.886 / 0.89
Height (front):0.705 / 0.724
Height (rear):0.783 / 0.787
Weight:5.05 / 5.73
Width:14.8 / 14.9