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Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the keyboard and price. The durability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the energy efficiency and size. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

portability, performance, durability, price, keyboard

size, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Nick Mokey (

Sony Vaio Y Series Review


Sony's thin-and-light Vaio Y comes in a clean-cut package, but don't expect it to come out swinging with performance or battery life.

Aug, 2010


Expert review by: Shane McGlaun (

Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G Notebook Computer Review


Today I am looking at the Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G notebook computer. The notebook is one of the business models that Sony has and offers decent performance for a reasonable price. The machine is well built for the money and if you are in the market for a...

Good battery life ; Low price ; Good looks

Slight stuttering with streaming video playback

The Sony Vaio VPCY216FX/G is a very good notebook that will work well for most business and home users that want battery life, decent performance, and a lower price.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Audio-sensitive Guy (

Noisy laptop, mediocre battery


I love NewEgg and buy all my peripherals here, but one cannot know if a laptop is right for you until you hold it in your hands. Buy your laptops somewhere else. Lesson learned.

It looks good and does not contain too much bloatware. The keyboard is great, the screen is also very readable and images look good. I replaced a 2 year old HP ultralight with this computer. No performance improvement, as far as I could tell, which is...

Too noisy. The fan cycles on and off all of time, no matter what power setting is used, and it is too loud for me. While trying to talk on Skype using the built-in microphone, the person I was talking to asked me if there was a lawn mower or chain saw...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: FOrever (

SONY VAIO Y Series VPCY216FX/S NoteBook Intel Core i3 330UM(1.20GHz) 13.3" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 500GB HDD 5400rpm Intel HD





Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Pauly the Perilous (

Some likes, dislikes


I got an ASUS UL30A and this at about the same time. Overall I prefer the ASUS for myself, but I got the Sony for my daughter. The Sony is more rugged and the keyboard is the best I've ever seen a laptop. Good solid feel. The display is OK, but perhaps...

Lightweight, Fast, Comfortable Keyboard

Too Hot

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications


Discrete graphics adapter: No
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics

Processor special features

Processor ARK ID:49021