Expert Review of Sony Vaio E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook (2nd Gen Ci3/2 GB/500 GB/Win 7 Pro) Black
Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook is a highly portable laptop from Sony that is here to fulfil all your computing requirements. It has a classy appearance and has been bestowed with superb features. Fuelled by Intel core i3 processor and supported by 2GB RAM, you get a visibly smart performance from the gadget. The spectacular exterior of Sony VAIO SVE1411AGN Notebook houses brilliant Sony technologies, Intel powered processor, sufficient HDD space and decent graphics. All the mind-boggling features combine to make the device highly performance oriented. Also, the bold black colored chassis lends it a professional look and at the same time its lightweight profile makes the device truely portable.
The good looking device from Sony brags of an excellent exterior with a unique wrap design. The matte black color lends a solid and bold look to the Notebook. In the wake of the surge of Ultrabooks in the market, the device may look a little old fashioned to you but the build quality is really very good. Its surface feels solid without any flex in the chassis which is a common feature of large laptops that also house an optical drive. Its dimension of 34.4mm X 24.36mm X 3.55mm and weight of 2.4kg make it extremely easy to carry. You can easily carry it in a laptop sleeve or slip it into your backpack.
Through Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook, you can expect impressive performance from Intel second generation core i3 processor that works on Intel HM76 Express Chipset with 3MB of Cache memory. The superfast processor has been paired with 2GB RAM that can be expanded to up to whooping 8GB. You can easily multitask on the system without compromising on the performance. The high-capacity HDD has a space of 500GB that is enough to store everything that you want. You can expect your daily computing tasks to be faster with the Genuine Windows 7 Operating system. You can play and write all types of CDs and DVDs with the DVD SuperMulti Drive present on this Notebook. The keyboard is comfortable to use with well laid out 82 keys and 19.05mm key pitch/2.0mm keystroke. The Trackpad is spacious too and offer good navigational support. This smart laptop also comes with a HD webcam powered by Exmor for PC with a resolution of 1280 X 1024 along with 1.31megapixels. This web camera ensures that you can have better chat sessions with high contrast, rich colours and sharp details. The fact that enhances the portability of this device apart from its sleek frame is the brilliant battery back up of up to 4.5 hours supported by it.
The graphics get a punch with the presence of Intel Graphics 3000 graphics processor on Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook. The colors on the screen come out better and brighter. The performance is also given a facelift. Thus you are able to play all mid level games quite easily on the system. But high decibel games can put the system under pressure.
Sony offers convenience and flexibility when it comes to connectivity terminals on Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook. It has been loaded with hi-speed USB 2.0 port along with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port with USB Charge port which can be used for transferring data on your pen drive and also to sync your Smartphone and connect a wireless mouse simultaneously. You can make connections to various video devices with the help of the HDMI port. It also boasts of IEEE 802.11 b/g/n interface along with standard Bluetooth ver. 4.0 + HS so that you have no problem in staying connected with the world round the clock.
Screen and Sound
You are sure to have a nice time playing games, watching movies and video on Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook as it has a truly mesmerizing display. The compact 14-inch screen has a resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels. This TFT Colour display with LED Backlight promises you stunning image quality with perfect clarity and brightness. The screen promises to co-operate with you whether you are preparing an excel sheet or editing photos. Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook is also well equipped to deliver a fantastic listening experience. You get the highest quality sound with Xloud and Clear Phase technologies from Sony that bring out clearly the minute details in the audio and also enhance its power. You can enjoy your favourite movies and videos without any distortions in sound. The high performance stereo speakers present on this machine give you the best quality audio.
As far as competition is concerned, Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook manages to beat its rivals by offering a decent specs sheet at a very affordable price. But there are still some laptops that compete with this device like Samsung NP370RSE-SO4IN Seekbook that is slightly higher priced but gives you 4GB RAM and a higher edition of Windows 7 OS. You also get a more advanced processor, larger screen and higher processor speed along with greater HDD. Considering only a marginal difference in price, Samsung can very well beat this Sony laptop. Other weapon in Samsung armour to counter this Sony Notebook is Samsung NP350V5C-S03IN Laptop that also boasts of excellent specs.
Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook is a budget-friendly laptop that gives you some really smart performance oriented features. The device looks highly desirable because of its trendy and modern exterior. The excellent web camera and DVD optical drive come as other plus points. Also, you get a very good battery back up of up to 4.5 hours which is much more than that offered by other laptops in the same price range. The display too is decent with bright colors and good contrast.
Sony VAIO E Series SVE1411AGN Notebook can earn negative views for its 2GB system memory that limits the processor performance.