amazon Sony Vaio Fit 14 reviews
Sony Vaio Fit 14 design mixed with aluminum and plastic to help the manufacturers reduce costs to ensure that the prices are not too high. Section below casing and keyboard are made of black aluminum sure. Meanwhile, around the keyboard section and the underside of the machine using rough black plastic material. Vaio logo still has the size as before but has been outlined by chrome which leads to more subtle. One downside is that the cover is fingerprints, so you’ll have to equip yourself with one piece chestnut mop regularly to remove the fingerprint marks.
Thin power button, the machine’s narrow layout in the top right corner of the chassis, while the buttons to call Sony Support lies at the top left. The touchpad edges with diamond cuts makes the machine look sparkling, creating elegance to the product.
Sony Vaio Fit 14 weighs 1.9 kg and 33.7 x 23.5 x 2.2 cm size, the machine lighter than the HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4, but significantly heavier than the Toshiba Satellite U845T-S4165.
Vaio Fit To help stand out, Sony has equipped the machine screen high resolution 1600 x900 (notebooks in this price range usually have screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels). With this screen, text displays sharp, while colors are also very showy. Sensor support 10 touch points are also quite sensitive, allowing you to perform actions such as hand-finger pinch zoom, manipulate hands on Windows 8 … smooth
Screen brightness is quite low with only 191 lux. But this is still higher brightness Toshiba U845T-S4165 (174 lux) and HP Envy TouchSmart 4 (114 lux).
Sony layout of the speakers at the slopes behind the keyboard. Tests showed enough generators speaker volume to hear in one small room. However, the sound quality is not very high. When trying to hear the song “Q.U.E.E.N.” voice Janelle Monae singer does not really stand out. Sony Audio Utility utility allows users to tweak under view video or listen to music does not help much. When trying to enable Clearaudio + Music is the sound quality is improved better.
Fit 14 keyboard is kind of island-style keyboard is quite large, flat keys with good distance. Part backlight is bright enough so you can easily typing in low-light conditions. However, a major drawback is the journey very shallow keys. The phenomenon of subsidence keys were also recorded.
Synaptics touchpad sized machine 10,4 x 6,3 cm, very spacious and a good experience when navigating and implementing multi-touch operation (2 and 3 finger swipe, pinch zoom fingers). However manipulate rotate 2 fingers on the touchpad is a little bit difficult. Manipulating the touchpad to navigate Windows 8 also works quite smoothly, as the touchpad to swipe from right to activate Charm bar.
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After watching videos on Hulu for 15 minutes, the touchpad measured temperature at 27.2 degrees Celsius, in the area between the keys G and H keys and the bottom section is 34.4 degrees C. This is the normal temperature , proved quite cool treadmill.
Ports and Webcam
The left side has plenty of ports. The right side of the Sony Vaio Fit 14 are arranged one DVD drive. And the left has 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, SD card reader, an Ethernet port, security slot, headphone jack and charging jack. 1 MP camera at a resolution of 1280 x 720. The camera captures the image with color saturation pretty, however, encountered the phenomenon captures particles in natural light and fluorescent lamps .
Controlled by webcam
Sony machine is equipped with Gesture Control technology helps control a number of applications, including Media Go, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer and Media Gallery, by the manipulation arms webcam. Accordingly, when running one of the above applications, such as running WMP, you just raise your hand before the machine’s webcam and perform the swipe to the left to back the previous song, right next to the showdown, swipe up to pause, and swipe down to turn on the music. However, due to the viewing angle of the webcam is quite narrow so the actual testing showed that many operations are not recognized.
Sony Vaio Fit 14 equip Intel Core i5-3337U-speed 1.8 GHz and 8 GB RAM. Therefore you do not have to worry when the machine slows multitasking. Experiment with the PCMark 7 benchmark, Fit 14 high scores is 4154. HP Envy TouchSmart 4 with Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7 GHz scored 4131 points. However, Toshiba Satellite U845T-S4165 with similar chip of Vaio Fit 14, PCMark 7 score up to 4798. Maybe it’s because Toshiba SSDs use entirely.
Hybrid hard drives of Fit 14 (combined 8 GB SSD and HDD from 750 GB speed 5400 rpm) launch Windows 8 took 24 seconds. Envy TouchSmart 4 (HDD 500GB 5400 rpm with SSD 32GB) only takes 13 seconds to boot the OS. However, the fastest is still Satellite U845T-S4165 (128GB SSD) with only 11 seconds.
Experiment with all copy files, Fit 14 copy folders 4.97 GB take 3 minutes 29 seconds, for the speed of 24.4 MB / sec. Envy TouchSmart 4 for much higher speed 34.9 MBps and U845T-S4165 leading 79.5 MBps.
Sony Vaio Fit 14 uses integrated graphics and Intel HD Graphics 4000 can be used to play HD games and most casual games. Machine achieve 652 points with 3DMark11 test.
Experiment with all benchmark “World of Warcraft”, Fit 14 to 36 fps frame rate at Good mode and resolution 1366 x 768. Try switching to the native resolution of 1600 x 900, increased 39 fps.
Try battery life test machine with continuous Web surfing over Wi-Fi (the screen brightness to 40%), Vaio Fit 14 survive 4 hours 46 minutes.
Preinstalled Sony software users more handy Vaio Care include: help fix, optimize performance, install the update; VAIO Control Center help manage battery life, sound quality and other settings.
Sony also equip 2 video editor: VAIO Movie Creator for editing objects amateur video; and Movie Studio Platinum 12.0 for professional editors.
ACID Music Studio 9.0 and Sound Forge Studio is 2 software for those who want to edit the sound … and many other software such as ArtRage Studio convenience with one collection of tools for artists prefer creative.