Sony Vaio VPCCA1S1E / G Review

Sony Vaio VPCCA1S1E, G ReviewA first look

The Sony VAIO C range includes several customizable templates to suit your needs, but the notebook under review here is theVPCCA1S1E / G, arrived on our test bench in a fabulous bright green color, which makes it absolutely fascinating and unique.

The construction is of high standard, with the use of plastic materials, but well assembled together. Even the temperature levels within the normal range and appeared to have been warned not signs of weakness in the structure. The notebook measures235 x27, x341 9 mm for a total weight, including battery, of 2.45 kilograms.

The VAIO C series notebooks are designed for multimedia and entertainment, but also for use in professional environments. Based on the operating system Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit), the Sony VAIO VPCCA1S1E / G is based on the Intel Express HM65Sandy Bridge processors and uses the second generation. Specifically, it is an Intel Core i5-2410M from 2.30 GHz and 3 MB of L3 cache. Really interesting performance, perhaps because of the rest of the configuration. Applications run showed no signs of slowing down of note.


Although expandable up to a maximum of 8 GB, the Sony VAIO VPCCA1S1E / G in question has 4 GB of RAM (DDR3 1,333 MHz), which contributes to the stability and performance of the device. The integrated hard drive, 320 GB, is fast enough and quiet even though it would be preferred for greater capacity (you can still buy a bigger hard drive). Do not miss a classic DVD burner replaced, on request, with a Blu-ray.

Sony VAIO VPCCA1S1E / G is equipped with a 14-inch display with LED backlight with a ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1366×768 pixels driven by a Radeon video card compatible with DirectX 11 HD6470M.

Among the ports and interfaces, you can find two Hi-Speed ??USB (USB 2.0), a SuperSpeed ??USB (USB 3.0), a multiformat card reader, headphone and microphone jacks, VGA and HDMIvideo outputs and the taking Ethernet.

On the networking side is a Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and Wi-Fi to access the network via wireless connectivity. The audio is integrated with Dolby Home Theatre. The battery is Lithium-ion 4,000 mAh ensures operability next 3 hours if you use the notebook with basic settings.

It must be stressed, finally, the presence of an interesting built-in webcam, with Exmor technology that allows videoconferencing extremely bright, high quality, and above all the one-touch button WEB, which allows you to power your notebook and surf the internet without requiring the loaded before the entire operating system. In this way you can be operational within a few seconds.

Sony Vaio VPCCA1S1E / G is sold in conjunction with a number of applications to test the potential and for general maintenance. Among these, the VAIO Transfer Support, VAIO Update, VAIO Smart Network, Adobe Reader 9, Microsoft Office 2010 and a starter McAfee subscription for free.


The Design

There is no doubt that Sony, with theVAIO C Series notebooks, has marked the passage of a revolution in style and design.The use of intense colors and sophisticated backlit keys and the presence of soft lines and intriguing construction make the C series of Sony a true style icon.

Combined with a rich set of matching accessories, the portable Sony VAIO C series, which is part of Sony Vaio VPCCA1S1E / G, you immediately stand out from the crowd and fail to match the splendor of colors with a high-tech sheet that does not leave little to be desired.

The manufacturer used a particular technology to achieve transparency of the cover so as to allow the emission of light effects due to stage lights placed inside the structure. Who needs less intense colors, it can still choose from the most delicate shades of white, black and pink.

The keyboard is backlit type, allows the use of the Sony Vaio VPCCA1S1E / G in environments with no light. Through a special light sensor, the device is able to activate the backlight only when necessary. All this, while it also eliminates the user intervention, allowing the reduction of consumption in order to preserve the autonomy offered by the battery.


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