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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony VAIO EB Series VPC-EB42FX/BJ. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The screen and performance are also appreciated, but there are mixed views on the image quality and usability. Many are less positive about the touchpad.

price, performance, screen, design, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO EB Series VPC-EB42FX/BJ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Sony VAIO EB Series VPC-EB42FX/BJ from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the design and durability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the touchpad and usability. Reviews are divided on the image quality.

screen, price, performance, durability, design

usability, touchpad

61% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VPC-EB42FX/BJ 15.5-Inch Widescreen Entertainment Laptop (Black)

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: samo9789 (

Fast, comfortable, beautiful


I am a mac user but we got this for my husband who is faithful to PC. The Sony Vaio is surprisingly light for a 15.4\' display and extremely well designed with card readers, usb ports and other connections well placed around the body. The display and...

Comfortable Keyboard","Design","Fast","Lightweight","Powerful","Price","Quality Display","Quiet

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: usakiwi (

good laptop, slow processor


I use this laptop to take notes in class and work away from home when my big laptop is too bulky. Normally do try to avoid Sony products, but this was too good a price to pass up. I find the processor a bit slow, but otherwise it is a brilliant...

Easy To Use, Good Value, Great Design


Feb, 2011