by Pratik Suthar on 2012-11-12
I have used this laptop and this one has ultimate performance, SONY is known for its premium quality and perfection.
In this Vaio, SONY installed,
1> Intel i5 2450M-> Windows rating 7.0
2> 4GB DDR-3 RAM-> Windows rating 7.2
3> AMD Radeon HD7650M-> Windows rating 6.7
4> 2GB DDR-3 Graphics memory-> Windows rating 6.7
5> 640GB 5400rpm HDD-> Windows rating 5.9
Actually when SONY launched this laptop the turbo boost function in Intel i5 was not enabled, due to this the performance of laptop was decreased about 10% then regular and windows rating was decreased to 6.9, but SONY found this problem and it's now solved.
If you want to know, Turbo boost is enabled in your processor? Download Intel turbo boost monitor Application and check.
If you own this product and your turbo boost is not enabled, don't worry just update your BIOS through Vaio update and this facility will be enabled in your laptop
The other thing about this is SONY says that installed RAM works on 1333 MHz but Actually its works on 1600 MHz which incredibly increase the performance
And last, the graphics in this Vaio is very high performance. I own SONY VAIO SVE15116ENB which has same graphics adapter but with 1GB memory. I have researched so many laptop but in this price range there is no other laptop with this high graphics configuration.
After 6-7 Month of launch of this laptop HP introduce ProBook series laptop with same graphics configuration but performance is decreased about 40% then SONY (only about Graphics performance).
If your budget is little tight see SONY VAIO SVE15116EN, This one has same Processor, RAM and Graphics adapter. but difference is 500GB HDD, 1GB Graphics No keyboard back-light and Windows 7 Home Basic. The Performance of both laptop are same.
1>Extreme high Performance
3>Beautiful keyboard back-light
4>X-loud serves pure, clear and loud sound
5>Battery care function
6>USB charging function
7>Multi gesture touch pad same as apple
1>Scratches on glossy plastic around LCD screen
2>Battery life is 2:30h(Due to high performance)
by Puneet Yadav on 2012-07-23
1.backlit keyboard helps in night alot nd gives a gr8 look...nd keys are really soft.
2.bravia screen with gesture controls ....with this you can pause play or change the volume just by placing your hand in front of camera nd sliding your hand (u can learn how to do it from vaio gesture control nd it works in light only) which is nice because keyboard nly provides vol. chng func nd nt play, pause,next etc func.
3.graphic card is pretty nice ....i dont know much abt the graphic cards bt it can plays all the latest games with full resolution.
4. xloud speakers are really nice .
5. if u close d lid it does not hibernate or sleep ...it just closes down nd when u open up it instantly opens up to the last screen dat ws opened without any loss in battery.
6. usb 3.0 helps in fast charging.
7. 640 gb hard disk nd 4 gb ram.
1. intel core i5 (2nd gen) ....i wud hv lykd if dey cud put 3rd gen intead of 2nd gen fr sme extra money
2. 2 hrs of battery back up is really low.
3. trackpad sensitivity could hv been btr.
4. they do not actually provide any drivers or windows cd...u hv to make it frm vaio care(whch take 4 dvd's of 4.7 gb) nd dwnld drivers frm vaio official website....also 37gb of vaio software nd recovery data in c drive is a wastage of lot of space....shud hv jst given the few dvd's .
i would overall recommend this laptop over dell and hp ...although it costs a little more but its worth the money spent....nd its screen is much btr dan hp.
by shahzad ahmed on 2012-07-03
I went to the nehru palace to buy lenovo but after seeing the exciting feature of Sony VAIO E Series SVE15117FN in same configuration as lenovo z570 has i buy this at Rs.48k
1. gesture control
2. light under keyboard keys
3. screen Quality
4. keyboard buttons soo soft to touch
5. last but not least Xloud sound quality
6. good radeon graphic not best than nvidia.
these feature i did not found in lenovo
1. touch pad not very sensitive.
2. battery backup of 2.5 hrs.
3. service at home in selected cities.
by Dheepak Kumar on 2012-07-24
You do feel special sitting in front of a Sony Vaio laptop and with the back (panel) of the laptop saying VAIO. Feels gr8.
Technically also this laptop meets all you entertainment and other daily needs. 2nd gen i5 processor is the icing on the cake, though 3rd gen would have been better but actually there is not much difference between them. Its hardly a difference of 2-3 sec in the booting time.
The 2GB AMD Radeon HD 7650 is sufficient for gaming and almost all the high end games are playable at a good frame-rate. If you are a regular gamer playing all high-end games and all its better to go for Alienware. Its worth the money you put(starts from 80000rs.) Otherwise this sony laptop is more than sufficient.
The Back-lit keyboard is the highlight of this laptop i must say. When it glows in the dark it looks AWESOME.
My previous laptop was a hp dv6 and it heats like a microwave! This laptop OTOH doesn't heat and the vent is conveniently placed at the left edge and not at the bottom so that all the heat generated(though less) easily escapes out. Overheating is one major problem of all the hp laptops and thats why i lost my previous laptop.
-V. Good processor speed
-Good graphic quality
-Excellent back-lit keyboard and
-Good touchpad with multi-touch function and many other cool functions
-V. good audio Quality and much louder
-Ext. warranty 2yrs only for 2500 rs.( In dell its around 7000 rs.)
-Looks and appearance
-Its cheaper than the new Dell special edition 15R with the same configuration.
-Its a SONY.
-Poor battery backup (Its less than 2hrs on normal usage)
-Reasonably high cost of the accessories at the time of repair.
Not really many negatives, battery back-up being the main drawback...
-Lenovo has recently introduced Z380 which has the same config. but anyway its not a SONY.
-Samsung has a i7 processor wala laptop in the same range (some 1000 rs. more) but it looks horrible. It looks like a box of metal.
-After my previous experience with I won't suggest anyone to buy a HP laptop ever again. And their service is also very poor...
by Maninder Khurana on 2012-07-10
I purchased the SVE15117FNB last week(not thru Flipkart as I got a better price locally).
One might get a feeling that it is priced on a higher side... yes it is but then can you get the feel of a Merc riding in a Honda??
Feature wise it's rich with 4Gb DDR3 RAM and 2Gb dedicated Radeon Graphics. Windows 7 HP is just right for your home use. It has a MS Office Starter 2010 pack with just Word and Excel. Comes with a 60 day trial version of Trend Micro Antivirus but Microsoft Security Essentials is sufficient. Download that. The back lit keyboard is a boon. The sound is decent. The White looks awesome and is good if you stay in a less polluted environment. Black is an all time favorite. The Pink is strictly for the ladies. All have a Matt finish.
> Battery could have been better.
> Sony could have included the Restore Back-ups separately as some other manufacturers do(as it takes time to make the back-up).
> No e-Sata Port(although its not a requirement just as yet)
Four Stars only due to the first two drawbacks!!
by Flipkart Customer on 2012-08-19
i already have a laptop of Lenovo company and it is running good without any problem, but i was looking for a laptop which has a great processing speed, large HDD and with graphics card for better performance for gaming.
it is a laptop with high processing speed with turbo boost up to 3.10 Ghz, which really increases its speed and decreases boot time.
and all the other specification are as given on the site.
i have purchased this laptop about two months ago.
In the previous Laptop product of sony there was two main problem
the touch pad button of the laptop generally stopped working after sometime due to dust problem.
and second is speaker of the laptop doesn't give good sound after sometime.
In this laptop these problems are eliminated
because there is no button on touch pad it is gesture supported and second is the speaker has xloud technology which gives a good sound.
and other is this laptop has 2 gb graphics therefor most of the game you can run on this laptop.
over all it is awesome.
by Mehak Bansal on 2012-07-24
I bought this laptop a month ago and I haven't had any technical issues since then. This laptop is awesome! If you are looking for a laptop that is good for college and mild gaming then its totally perfect.
1. It has a 2nd Generation i5 processor with 4GB RAM and a 640GB HDD. Its decent enough for programming purposes and executing heavy apps like Photoshop, Fireworks or NetBeans.
2. The backlit keyboard is awesome and feels good when it is used.
3. The AMD Radeon HD 7650M graphic card is good enough for mild gaming purposes.
4. I didn't experience any performance issues due to heating. The laptop runs good under pressure.
5. The sound quality is a bit louder and better than the rest.
6. The touch pad is awesome. The multi-touch feature is something that you won't get in many laptops at this price.
Drawbacks/What i didn't like:
1. Just like other brands, Sony has installed bloatware in this laptop which may inhibit performance. The best option would be to remove it or consult the Service Centre.
You should buy this laptop if your budget stands between 45k to 50k. Dell laptops have become expensive and HP laptops have heating and hardware issues. Go for this laptop if you like it ! ^_^
by Riya Singh on 2015-04-09
Been using it for almost 3 years now.
Never heats up, never lags, no problems at all till now.
Plays all kinds of games but not at top notch settings. More like at medium settings.
by Gopi Krishnan on 2014-09-16
Good buy for the price. Speed is good. Features are good. Color is impeccable. Battery life is fine. Backlit keyboard was useful when its dark. The sound quality is a bit louder and better than the rest
Screen Size 15.5 Inch
Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixel
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Storage Capacity 640 GB
Priced little high
by Raghu Darasi on 2014-03-25
This product doesn't contain the look it is shown in the display. The cost of the product is high and it failed for me with in 2 months. I am currently chasing the sony service center guys to get it replaced. This is worst product and I will suggest not to buy this product.
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