Vizio 15.6-inch Thin + Light

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: $949.99

Verge Review

Vizio makes laptops? Yes, it does. This year, the TV company revealed a grand plan to shake up the Windows PC industry by creating its own computers. It began with a mysterious Super Bowl ad, but it wasn't long before the world got a glimpse of Vizio's first machines: an iconic series of three slim silver notebooks and two all-in-one PCs. Well-known for producing decent televisions at fantastic bargains, Vizio was expected to keep up that bang-for-the-buck trend in the laptop realm, and the...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness .68 inches
Weight 3.96 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours and 24 minutes

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias CT15-A0, CT15-A2, CT15-A1
Hardware
Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 14.9 inches
Depth 9.9 inches
Thickness .68 inches
Weight 3.96 pounds
Color Silver / Black
Software
Operating system Windows 7
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px
Keyboard
Type Standard
Number pad No
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i3-3217U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.8 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3517U
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.9 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Memory
Base RAM size 4 GB
Storage
Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 128 GB
Max. config SSD 256 GB
Audio
Audio brand SRS Premium Sound HD
Webcam
Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels
Video resolution 720p
Port options
USB 3.0 2
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Battery
Quoted time 5.5 hr
Benchmarks
PCMarkVantage 11087
3DMarkVantage (IGP) 3221
The Verge Battery Test 3 hours and 24 minutes
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