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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #30 on: June 14, 2012, 07:47:26 AM »
How about the Sony VAIO S series?
no bigger than a 15.5 screen
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Got mine when it came out and worth all the money!!!
Also portable enough for the screen size...

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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #31 on: July 25, 2012, 02:24:17 PM »
@ PlatinumGuy

This Samsung Laptop might be what you are looking for. Its an Ultrakook, really thin and portable, has a 15" screen, i5 processor 8GB ram, SSD Drive, 900p display.

Its Priced at $1099

With a free Xbox

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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #32 on: July 25, 2012, 03:18:07 PM »
@ PlatinumGuy

This Samsung Laptop might be what you are looking for. Its an Ultrakook, really thin and portable, has a 15" screen, i5 processor 8GB ram, SSD Drive, 900p display.

Its Priced at $1099

With a free Xbox

UR mall 4x Points

5% off with an Amex Open Biz Card
Thanks a lot!
« Last Edit: July 25, 2012, 03:36:24 PM by PlatinumGuy »
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #33 on: July 25, 2012, 03:56:16 PM »
I took a look, the vaio is on sale now, though they are confusing me by calling them all the Z series.

It seems the $1000 premium for the Sony give me a better processor, built in LTE, lighter PC, a bit thicker, smaller screen.

I think the screen size is the most important for me, but while the specs look amazing on the Samsung, the price is suspiciously low, no?


What would be the best store to actually go and hold one in my hands?
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #34 on: July 25, 2012, 04:02:31 PM »
I took a look, the vaio is on sale now, though they are confusing me by calling them all the Z series.

It seems the $1000 premium for the Sony give me a better processor, built in LTE, lighter PC, a bit thicker, smaller screen.

I think the screen size is the most important for me, but while the specs look amazing on the Samsung, the price is suspiciously low, no?


What would be the best store to actually go and hold one in my hands?
Link for the Vaio?

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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #35 on: July 25, 2012, 04:06:27 PM »
Link for the Vaio?
Their site is very confusing, but they have a nice clearance sale.

http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SYCTOProcess?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=-1&LBomId=8198552921666412480&categoryId=8198552921644859027


From what I can remember, the configuration that now cost $1970 was $2500 last time I checked.

The reason I didn't buy anything yet is because I have a 13" MBA, so this isn't such a necessity for me.
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #36 on: July 25, 2012, 04:25:59 PM »
Their site is very confusing, but they have a nice clearance sale.

http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SYCTOProcess?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=-1&LBomId=8198552921666412480&categoryId=8198552921644859027


From what I can remember, the configuration that now cost $1970 was $2500 last time I checked.

The reason I didn't buy anything yet is because I have a 13" MBA, so this isn't such a necessity for me.
The Sony is deff a much more powerful of a machine.

The cons are - price, and its a 13" (when you want a 15")

The processor options are the standard laptop i5, or i7, but the Samsung has the mobile version which are a scaled down version, and wont give you optimum performance.

The Samsung is now a really good deal. It all depends on what exactly you prefer and what you wanna spend.


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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #37 on: July 25, 2012, 04:56:18 PM »
I appreciate your insight, I will think about it.  It might be worthwhile for me to wait for a 15" sony.
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #38 on: July 25, 2012, 05:01:00 PM »
@ PlatinumGuy

This Samsung Laptop might be what you are looking for. Its an Ultrakook, really thin and portable, has a 15" screen, i5 processor 8GB ram, SSD Drive, 900p display.

Its Priced at $1099

With a free Xbox

UR mall 4x Points

5% off with an Amex Open Biz Card

Beautiful machine, amazing weight for a 15"

http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SYCTOProcess?catalogId=10551&storeId=10151&langId=-1&LBomId=8198552921666412480&categoryId=8198552921644859027

@Name Changed: Is this the long-awaited replacement for the Z11/12/21? Can we please get a mini-review/comparison to the aforementioned Z models?

I appreciate your insight, I will think about it.  It might be worthwhile for me to wait for a 15" sony.

I don't think you'll find a Sony comparable to that Samsung, and if you do it'll cost double or triple IMHO.

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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #39 on: July 25, 2012, 05:02:13 PM »
I would probably prefer pay double for a bigger Sony.
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #40 on: July 25, 2012, 05:02:33 PM »
@Name Changed: Is this the long-awaited replacement for the Z11/12/21? Can we please get a mini-review/comparison to the aforementioned Z models?
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #41 on: July 25, 2012, 05:06:59 PM »
I would probably prefer pay double for a bigger Sony.

1. There's no indication they're launching such a model anytime soon (the Samsung is 3.5 Lbs. which is very light for 15").
2. Even if they do launch such a model, it might not match up as far as specs etc. go.
3. The Sony brand isn't worth it, trust me. (I'm saying that even though I'm very happy with my Sony Z Ka"h, I had an issue while under warranty and there was noone to talk to).

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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #42 on: July 25, 2012, 05:11:10 PM »
@Name Changed: Is this the long-awaited replacement for the Z11/12/21? Can we please get a mini-review/comparison to the aforementioned Z models?
I am not very familiar with the Z models, so I cant give much of a mini-review/comparison

I don't think you'll find a Sony comparable to that Samsung, and if you do it'll cost double or triple IMHO.
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #43 on: July 25, 2012, 05:12:51 PM »
???
Power media dock where they stuck the replaceable battery, GPU and DVD drive.
I prefer to have all those built-in as the Z11 and Z12 had.
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Re: Best PC laptop (non deal)
« Reply #44 on: July 25, 2012, 05:13:51 PM »
Power media dock where they stuck the replaceable battery, GPU and DVD drive.
I prefer to have all those built-in as the Z11 and Z12 had.

Agree 1000%.