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Coming with the same specs as it's 15.6-inch brother, the 14-inch Thin + Light by Vizio also has an Ivy Bridge processor and Intel's HD Graphics 4000, but bumps the screen resolution down to 1600 x 900.

Description

Running on Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and HD Graphics 4000, the 15.6-inch Vizio Thin + Light has a 1920 x 1080-resolution display and can be fitted with up to a 256GB SSD.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 14, 2012
  • Price at launch: $898.00

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 14, 2012
  • Price at launch: $949.99
  • Alias: CT14-A2, CT14-A1, CT14-A0

Also Known As...

  • Alias: CT15-A0, CT15-A2, CT15-A1
  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 13.3 inches
  • Depth: 9.2 inches
  • Thickness: .67 inches
  • Weight: 3.39 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black

Hardware

  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 14.9 inches
  • Depth: 9.9 inches
  • Thickness: .68 inches
  • Weight: 3.96 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black
  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Operating system: Windows 7
  • Screen size (diagonal): 14 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (base)

  • Screen size (diagonal): 15.6 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • Type: Standard

Keyboard

  • Type: Standard
  • Number pad: No
  • Type(s): Trackpad

Mouse

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i3-3217U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.8 GHz

Processor (base)

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i3-3217U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.8 GHz
  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3517U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.9 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3517U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.9 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz
  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000

GPU (base)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000
  • Base RAM size: 4 GB

Memory

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Options: Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 128 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB

Storage

  • Options: Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 128 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Audio brand: SRS Premium Sound HD

Audio

  • Audio brand: SRS Premium Sound HD
  • Effective pixels: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • Effective pixels: 1.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1

Port options

  • USB 3.0: 2
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Quoted time: 7 hr

Battery

  • Quoted time: 5.5 hr
  • PCMarkVantage: 9911
  • 3DMarkVantage (IGP): 3131
  • The Verge Battery Test: 4 hours and 9 minutes

Benchmarks

  • PCMarkVantage: 11087
  • 3DMarkVantage (IGP): 3221
  • The Verge Battery Test: 3 hours and 24 minutes
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