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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. Reviews about the image quality and keyboard are generally positive. The screen and design also get good feedback. Views are divided on the reliability, and the battery and energy efficiency get critical views.

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-F12M1E/H from 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 People really like the usability and screen. The design and reliability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the price and energy efficiency.

performance, reliability, design, screen, usability

durability, energy, price

80% of the reviews on 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 VPCF12Z1E 16.4" Screen Laptop, Intel Core i7-740QM Processor, 8GB, 500GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Home Premium

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (

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


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


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


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

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


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


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:PM55
Processor:CORE I7
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I7-740QM