Pros

  • Attractive, different-looking
  • Good keyboard and trackpad

Cons

  • Headphone jack is way too quiet
  • Screen is dim

At A Glance

This business-oriented Ultrabook has a dim screen and a quiet headphone jack--not ideal for on-the-go users.

Manufacturer’s Description

Masters of Mobility.

Your on-the-go lifestyle requires a travel-friendly laptop without compromises. That's why select VAIO laptops are crafted from premium materials like magnesium and carbon fiber that are ultra lightweight yet extremely durable. And with big-time battery life and energy-efficient processors, you can stay portable and productive longer.

The best of the best.

Premium materials and innovative design elements are hallmarks of any VAIO computer. And the quality is more than skin deep. Blazing-fast processors, the latest operating systems and exclusive pre-installed software come together to make your life easier.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number SVZ13114GXX
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 6.75 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode Full HD
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model HD 4000
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Solid State Drive Capacity 256 GB
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 027242855427
Manufacturer Part Number SVZ13114GXX
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO 13.1" Z Series Laptop
Marketing Information

Masters of Mobility.

Your on-the-go lifestyle requires a travel-friendly laptop without compromises. That's why select VAIO laptops are crafted from premium materials like magnesium and carbon fiber that are ultra lightweight yet extremely durable. And with big-time battery life and energy-efficient processors, you can stay portable and productive longer.

The best of the best.

Premium materials and innovative design elements are hallmarks of any VAIO computer. And the quality is more than skin deep. Blazing-fast processors, the latest operating systems and exclusive pre-installed software come together to make your life easier.

Product Model SVZ13114GXX
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series Z
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick Duo
Standard Memory 8 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO 13.1" Z Series Laptop
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Noise Canceling Earbud Headphones
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model Centrino Advanced-N 6235
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 4.0
Physical Characteristics
Height 0.7"
Width 13.0"
Depth 8.3"
Weight (Approximate) 41.28 oz
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Finger Print Reader Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i7
Processor Model i7-3612QM
Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Cache 6 MB
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Professional with SP1
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
TouchPad Features Multi-touch Gesture

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 126.0
Worldbench Version 7
Battery
Battery Life 6:02   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 17.6   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 3307.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Web Performance 10.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Storage Performance
File Compression 590.9   seconds (lower is better)
Hard Drive File Operations 488.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 238.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 254.3   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 156.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Gaming Score 68.0
Crysis 2, High Quality, 1366x768 9.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, High Quality, 800x600 14.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 1366x768 11.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 2, Low Quality, 800x600 19.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 1366x768 14.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, High Quality, 800x600 18.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 1366x768 27.5   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 3, Low Quality, 800x600 36.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
WorldBench Green Score 84.0
Working power usage 3.2   Watt hours
Idle power usage 8.4   Watts