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Sony VAIO T series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Sony VAIO T series. 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. Reviews about the usability and design are on the whole positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the touchpad, while opinions about the sound and keyboard are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO T series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO T series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony VAIO T series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the usability and design. The price and portability also get good feedback.

performance, portability, price, design, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Christopher Null (wired.com)

Sony Cuts Some Corners, Delivers an $800 Ultrabook

 

Sony's Vaio T Series is more restrained than the company's other notebooks, offering a slimmed-down computing experience complete with third-generation Core i5 CPU for just 800 bones.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: abaxter (NotebookReview.com)

Sony VAIO T Review

 

Overall the VAIO T is another nice entry from Sony into the ultraportable market.

Nov, 2004
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EDITORS' CHOICE!

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (computershopper.com)

Sony VAIO T Series 13 (SVT131290X)

 

When Sony sent us its first ultrabook, the VAIO T Series, last spring, we were impressed with its handsome design, wealth of features, and surprisingly affordable price. Fast-forward to the fall, and Sony has refreshed the T Series to coincide with the...

Aggressively priced ; Responsive touch screen ; Long battery life ; Sharp design ; Good port selection

Mediocre keyboard ; So-so Webcam ; No GPU upgrade option

Sony has updated its winning ultrabook with an optional touch screen to take full advantage of Windows 8. That responsive screen adds only $100, and you still get the sleek design and good performance of the original.

Nov, 2012

BUSINESS READY!

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (computershopper.com)

Sony VAIO T Series (SVT13112FXS)

 

If you're not going to be first to a party, at least make a splash when you show up! That's the rule Sony followed with its first foray into the ultrabook category, the VAIO T Series SVT13112FXS. An "Ivy Bridge"-powered superslim laptop, the T Series...

Affordable price for an ultrabook ; Hybrid hard drive/solid-state technology ; Sharp design ; Good port selection

Mediocre keyboard and Webcam ; Sealed-in battery

Sony's first ultrabook hits almost all high notes, with a sleek design, good performance, plenty of features and—get this!—a very affordable price.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony VAIO T Series (SVT13116FGS) Ultrabook

 

Sony VAIO T Series review: a third gen Core i7 Ultrabook with plenty of style and a few shortcomings

Core i7 CPU ; Fast SSD ; Battery life ; Good style

Glossy screen ; Fairly noisy ; USB ports only on one side ; Keys feel too shallow

Good looks, fast performance and long battery life are the standout features of the Sony VAIO T Series (SVT13116FGS). However, it's an Ultrabook that could use a bit of refining: we'd like a better keyboard, dual-band Wi-Fi, a matte screen and a USB...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Abhijit Ahaskar (pcquest.ciol.com)

Sony Vaio T Series Ultra-book

 

Sony has joined the mid-segment ultra-book league with its latest T Series ultrabook Vaio SVT11113FGS priced at Rs 49k and powered by Intel's 3rd gen processor.

A good performer but loses out on features to the Samsung Series 5 ultrabook.

Consumer review by: kun (newegg.com)

SONY VAIO T Series SVT13124CXS 13.3" Touchscreen Ultrabook

 

touch screen, price, weight

the laptop is running ,but the screen doesnt show anything. Just the black screen

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Kethak (sonystyle.com)

Great Laptop

 

Loving it. I'm a Mac user with all of the Apple hardware so I thought I would look at slowly changing to other OS systems. This laptop has impressed me. I'm still learning Windows 8 but I'm really liking this laptop. In fact, I've not picked up my iPad...

Touchscreen, size is perfect for my use, screen is very clear, Windows 8

No backlighting on the keyboard

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: tech buyer (newegg.com)

Nice W8 touch screen, but noise CPU fan

 

I have used other Sony laptop, and various other laptop, MAC, DELL, LENOVO. non of them get this loud.

Very nice, fast and shiny ultrabook with Win8. is not even warm yet

After ~2 weeks use, the fan noise gets fairly loud, definitely when you are using it in the quiet room, and it is becoming annoying. Still need to contact Newegg or Sony support if there is a away to lower the fan speed, the CPU case

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

not recommended for Skype users

 

compact and light weight ; operate 4+ hours on battery ; low heat and low noise ; touch screen

the microphone is placed close to speaker - this creates a feedback sound loop problem when use Skype or other chat system ; No microphone input ; The metal cover at the back of the LCD conducts electricity when plug in to the power adapter

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Made to make you look good, move free and stay connected to everything that matters, VAIO notebook computers exceed expectations.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.1in
Height:1.3in
Weight:3.1lbs
Width:10.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):26.9cm
Technology:TFT active matrix

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:T Series
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Modem

Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

Clock Speed:1.1GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:733
Type:Pentium M

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2
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