Pros

  • Excellent and bright screen delivers very good color.
  • 750GB hard drive delivers ample storage
  • Clean, attractive brushed-aluminum design

Cons

  • Lackluster battery life and overall performance
  • Soft, squishy keyboard
  • Off-center touchpad

At A Glance

There's an excellent screen and plenty of storage space on this hefty notebook, but it delivers only mediocre performance and battery life.

Manufacturer’s Description

Developed by the same Sony engineers that create stunning HDTVs, VAIO Fit's capacitive touchscreen offers an ingeniously responsive touch experience. Watch movies, video chat with a friend, shop your favorite sites and more on the 15" model's impeccably detailed 1920 x 1080 Full HD display.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sony.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel core i5 3337U
Processor speed 1800.0 MHz
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows 8
Display
Display size 15.0 inches
Display type Matte LCD with LED Backlight
Touchscreen Capacitive
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD 4000
Storage
Drive 1 size 700.0 GB
Drive 1 type Hard Disk Drive
Drive 1 speed 5400.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Bluetooth
  • USB 3.0
  • Wi-Fi
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 8000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Memory max 8.0 GB
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Pro

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 158.0
Worldbench Version 8.1
Battery
Battery Life 3:08   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 13.8   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 2028.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2233.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 1517.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 220.5   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 281.3   seconds (lower is better)
Image Editing - GPU Accelerated 173.5   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 194.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 292.3   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 5.1   Watt hours
Idle power usage 23.9   Watts
Gaming
3DMark, Ice Storm 34279.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike Extreme 260.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Cloud Gate 3877.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark, Firestrike 557.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 5.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1024x768 41.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 1.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Crysis 3, Ultra Quality, 1024x768 16.8   Frames per second (higher is better)