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alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCS11V9E/B. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and screen are on the whole positive. The portability and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the sound. Views about the image quality and usability are mixed.

design, performance, portability, screen, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPCS11V9E/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Dave Stevenson (

Sony Vaio VPCS11V9E/B review


The release of Intel's Core i3 and i5 processors is likely to provoke a significant scrabble among laptop manufacturers to release a swathe of top-end, fast laptops. We review the Sony Vaio VPCS11V9E/B to find out what it's made of.

If there's room in your IT budget for a fleet of top-end laptops you're lucky indeed, but the S11 nonetheless offers excellent value for money. It costs a little over a grand, and while there's no doubt that the quad-core processor, 4GB of RAM and...

Feb, 2010

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Sony VAIO VPCS11V9E/B review


Ergonomically excellent, powerful and with solid battery life, it's a business winner.

Feb, 2010


Expert review by: David Bayon (



Intel's innovation has allowed Sony to refresh several of its most popular families, and the VAIO S Series is no exception. Aimed at the business user who also likes a little entertainment here and there, the S11V9E is a tough but lightweight 13.3in...

Ergonomically excellent, powerful and with solid battery life, it's a business winner

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: tom (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


Great portability. Very stylish design

Very easily overheats. Will often cut out due to being too hot

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: mojtaba (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


handling with the charger is unfavourable

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Adrian (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


this is the second Vaio and both now have the same problem, on opening and pushing the lid back a little more than 90degrees the screen wavers and goes completely black ; i shall be buying Dell next time ; Regards

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


Great design and performance

Absolutely awful sound through speakers and internal mic and something is wrong with the sound card of drivers ; Its not possible to use Skype or voice chat without external mic/headphones because of mic position there is constatnt feedback loop ; When...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Mark (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


Light weight for size of screen. Keyboard lights up in dull light. Easy to carry around in a rucksack. Very fast processor

Bit heavier than previous model which detracts from its overall value as a super lightweight laptop

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Ahmed (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


I have been using this laptop for the last three months. I am so happy with it. the performance is more than enough for the type of work I do. The design, weight and size are fantastic and make it perfect choice for business and entertainment ; Battery...

Edges are sharp and stiff. could do with smoother edges ; Biometeric fingerprint scanner freezes sometimes ; A lot of unneeded software preinstalled slows the start up

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VPC-S11V9E


Design, keyboard, i510 proc., the SIM card slot formobile broadband

price is high in relation to other offerer

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:47341
Processor package size:rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28