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Laptop - March 14, 2019

Thin-and-light Vaio SX14 laptop gets U.S. Launch, $1,299 starting price tag

It’s already been 5 years seeing that Sony pulled the plug on its Vaio line of PCs, selling the brand to a non-public fairness company that to start with focused on the Japanese marketplace. It lower back to the U.S. Market past due in 2015 through a convertible notebook sold via the Microsoft Store and has stored a low-key presence here considering the fact that, often selling online.

With the new SX14, Vaio hopes to regain a number of the caches it as soon as had amongst pc customers with the aid of continuing the logo’s lifestyle for sleek and svelte laptops. The new pocketbook weighs just 2.32 pounds and is an insignificant 0.59 inches thick, thanks to a carbon fiber chassis to be had in four color picks (black, purple, silver, and brown). The exchange to carbon fiber from the Vaio S13’s magnesium alloy chassis allows the SX14 to squeeze a 14-inch display into the same form issue as the 13-inch computer.

For the $1,299 base configuration (currently offered out at the Vaio web site) or the $1,499 version, that screen offers complete HD (1,920×1,080) decision, but you will need to step as much as the $1,899 or $2,199 edition with a purpose to get Ultra HD 4K alternatively. Only the cheapest configuration comes with an Intel Core i5-8265U processor, while the others upgrade to the Core i7-8565U CPU. If it becomes available again, the bottom model additionally comes with eight gigs of RAM and a 256GB stable-kingdom drive, whilst other variations could have 16GB of memory and up to 1TB of storage.

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One outstanding other SX14 feature is its VAIO TruePerformance era, which Vaio claims can provide an overall performance improvement of 15 percent for the Core i5 or 25 percentage for the Core i7 past Intel’s personal Turbo Boost Technology 2.Zero. Vaio claims over 7.Five hours of battery existence for the SX14, though conceivably it’d be less in case you required heavy use of the VAIO TruePerformance characteristic.

As already noted, the base SX14 is currently offered out, however, all ultimate configurations are to be had to reserve from the Vaio site, together with a $2,299 pink version with maxed out specs.

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