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As much as you might appreciate Sony's enthusiasm in adding those features, none of them works well enough to give this system a material advantage over all-in-ones from other vendors.
The L-Series also employs a rather aggressive boost to image sharpness.Dell reserves the right to cancel orders arising from pricing or other errors.Thank you for your help!A brief tutorial for the gesture control reveals that they are only meant to work in only four programs on the system: Internet Explorer, Windows Media Center, the Media Gallery, and PowerDVD.Comments to this Manuals, latest comments: Bookmark m, upload manual upload from disk upload from url.Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test (in seconds) (Shorter bars indicate better performance) Sony Vaio L-Series (2.5GHz Core i5, June 2012).Sony does offer upgrade options to Core i7 and Nvidia graphics chips, but those, of course, send the price tag even higher.I would rather have a larger monitor, particularly given that this system includes a remote control.In can help make the image appear more distinct in some cases, but it can also add an overly done "green screen" affect, making objects appear to pop out from the background in a way that appears unnatural.No matter which variable I adjusted, either by itself or with others, the system wouldn't recognize my gestures outside of the tutorial software.Compare the Vaio with the recent Asus ET2700I or the older Lenovo IdeaCentre B520 and you'll see that Sony is charging too much for this computer's core specs.I also tried adjusting the sensitivity of the Webcam that acts as the gesture sensor.Offers subject to change.Based on our testing, the chip helped the color and sharpness is some cases, but resulted in muddled, imperfect color rendering in others.We discovered a few things about the Sony system during this testing.You might not expect a PC to have the same video quality as one of the best TVs on the market, but if Sony is going to build the cost of the X-Reality chip into this system, as opposed to, say, a dedicated graphics chip.Among those extras, Sony has included a gesture recognition system, as well as a video processing chip carried over from its Bravia TV line.Lenovo IdeaCentre B520, and the 55-inch Panasonic TC-P55ST50 for reference, and compared the quality on each with a DirectTV signal and a pattern signal generator.That's a myopically limited selection of programs, but it almost doesn't matter, since gestures don't seem to register at all.Rewards are issued to your online Dell Advantage Loyalty Rewards Account (available via your m My Account) typically within 30 business days after your orders ship date; Rewards expire in 90 days (except where prohibited by law).Not valid for Resellers.
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This was apparent on CNN where, on the L-Series, one talking head appeared to be wearing a heavy dose of tanner.