Sony Vaio SVE-1511 Series
Windows 8 with touch screen and 1080p display. Zippy new Intel Core i53337U processor. Storage capacity without compromise thanks to 750GB hard drive and 24GB solidstate cache. Quality programs and service trials instead of the usual bloatware.
Good keyboard, Strong processor performance, Many options
Stylish design, Modern components.
Outstanding application performance for the price, Respectable audio output, Varied and useful software bundle
Intel third generation processor boosts power and productivity, Includes several premium media tools, Webcam uses Sony's Exmor sensor and adds hand-wavey gesture commands.
Sleek modern design; Great audio; Solid performance and graphics; Professional grade multimedia creationediting software
Thick for an ultrabook. Touchpad has gesture support, but it's touchy
Poor touchpad, Short battery life, Poor value, Some pricy options
Oversensitive touchpad, No fast hard drive option.
Buttonless touch pad is awkward to use, Subpar Webcam
Short battery life, Keyboard backlight is distracting as much as it is helpful, Webcam gesture controls don't seem useful.
Screen a bit dim; Shorter battery life than other 15-inch notebooks; Keyboard has some flex; Lackluster webcam
By PC Mag on February 28, 2013
The Sony VAIO T15 Touch ultrabook offers solid performance, a healthy feature set, and a generous selection of...80
By 5FWD on November 12, 2012
Like Toshiba's middling effort, the Sony Vaio E-Series SVE1511C5E also failed to wow us in our Iceland group test. The Intel 2.3GHz Pentium B970 processor, 4GB RAM and 500GB HDD are middle of the road to say the list, and though the keyboard felt...60
By Digital Trends on August 15, 2012
Sony's refreshed Sony Vaio E fits snuggly into the current mainstream laptop market, but the computer is also what you make of it. The review unit we received is a typical budget laptop that makes a few subtle attempts to class things up. It...70
By PC Advisor on July 18, 2012
The Sony Vaio SVE1511K1E feels slightly clunky and we aren’t fans of the buttonless trackpad. The gesture control is something of a gimmick, too. Nonetheless this laptop is a decent performer - gaming aside - with a great screen for watching video...70
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on June 29, 2012
A sense of style raises this otherwise median mainstream laptop above the...70
By Computer Shopper on June 04, 2012
The redesigned touch pad might trip you up, but the 2012 Sony VAIO E Series is an otherwise well-designed 15.5-inch laptop that delivers fast performance and a big software bundle for a reasonable price....70
By PC Mag on June 04, 2012
With the Sony VAIO E15 (SVE15116FXS), Sony brings Intel Ivy Bridge processing to entry-level desktop replacement laptops to great effect, and throws in enough extras to keep people buying when other manufacturers catch up. ...80
By LaptopMag on June 04, 2012
The 15-inch Sony VAIO E15 offers an attractive design, Ivy Bridge power and powerful multimedia...80
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The VAIO E15 designed by the Japanese team at Sony is definitely a good looker. Not only that, but it also performs well. The sound quality and variety of apps found in its app suite also greatly make up for the poor third-generation Core i5 CPU. Add to...-
By Trusted Reviews on May 22, 2012
Silver aluminium body 15.5in, 1920 x 1080 IPS screen Dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT640M graphics Core i3-i7, 4-8GB RAM, hybrid/pure SSD storage Up to 14 hours battery life Blue-backlit keyboard Slot-loading DVD/Blu-ray drive We’ve already looked at...-