Summary: The Sony VAIO T13 is an ultrabook that is externally very attractive, mainly due to fine lines and read and practical touch screen display, the latter feature which also makes it distinctive compared to the other models available.
Pros: HDMI output, HD Webcam, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; shell aluminum alloy and magnesium card slot for memory, processor power, RAM.
Conclusion: The all-metal Sony VAIO T13 (SVT13114GXS) ultrabook seeks the perfect mix of design, functionality, and performance, and mostly succeeds. However, similarly priced rivals shine just a bit brighter on features and performance.
Pros: Full-size HDMI port. Decent price. Large hard drive. 32GB SSD is larger than rivals. Aluminum and Magnesium construction. 7 hour battery life.
Cons: Only 30-day subscription to Internet Security. A few bloatware icons on desktop. Slower than systems with non-hybrid SSD. Heavier than rivals. No keyboard backlight. Fan is a little obtrusive.
Summary: If you're looking for a well-designed and fast Ultrabook without breaking the bank, the $799 Sony VAIO T13 belongs on your short list. Sony also deserves credit for designing a clickpad that works well and offering support at the touch of a button.
Summary: Sony's Ultrabook debut is light on heavy tech but also light on price
Pros: Solid, Slim, Affordable, Original design, Gesture controls, The design of the Sony Vaio T13 is refreshing, to say the least. It may have substituted a slightly slimmer waistline in favour of a more robust, industrial and original design, but we're all for it. The build quality is so sturdy and st...
Cons: Dated CPU, Mediocre performance, Heavier than rivals, Average battery life, Lots of bloatware, Performance isn't great, with a Sandy Bridge CPU used in order to keep the cost down. You'll have no bother with the day-to-day basics, but try to push the Sony Vaio T13 beyond the likes of browsing, ph...
Excerpt: Ultrabooks were undeniably an expensive luxury when they first appeared last year, but they are gradually coming down in price. With more people willing to buy one, Sony has finally decided to enter the ring with its first Ultrabook, the VAIO T13.
Conclusion: Il Sony VAIO T13 è un ultrabook che esternamente è molto accattivante, grazie soprattutto alle linee sottili e leggere e al praticissimo display touchscreen, caratteristica quest'ultima che lo rende anche distintivo rispetto a gli altri modelli in circolazione.
Pros: Webcam HD; Scocca in lega di alluminio e magnesio; Uscita HDMI; Potenza processore; RAM; Slot per schede di memoria; Wi-Fi e Bluetooth