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Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the image quality and keyboard are overall positive. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the battery and energy efficiency. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

performance, design, screen, keyboard, image quality

durability, energy, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the usability and screen are on the whole positive. The design and reliability also get good reviews, but the price and energy efficiency get less positive views.

performance, reliability, design, screen, usability

durability, energy, price

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPCF12S1E 16.4" Screen Laptop, Intel Core i7-740QM Processor, 6GB, 500GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Home PremiumSony VAIO VPCF12S1E 16.4" Screen Laptop, Intel Core i7-740QM Processor, 6GB, 500GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Home Premium

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Review Sony Vaio VPC-F12Z Notebook

 

Quad-Studio. You want to render videos, manipulate pictures or si

High performance; Contrast rich TFT; Bright, matt display; FullHD resolution; Keyboard's good feedback; Clearly arranged inputs

Erratic noise level; High power consumption; Low battery runtimes

Sony hasn't managed to get the fan under control, although the problem was already known in February 2010.

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / Blu-ray Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 330M

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 2.775 / 3.83 / 4.6
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:PM55
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1 / 21
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333 / 800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor:CORE I7
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Arrandale / Clarksfield
Processor Number:I7-740QM
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-700 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor package size:34 / 37.5 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28