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Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and battery. The performance and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the price.

portability, performance, battery, design

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B 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. Reviewers really like the portability. Views are divided on the performance.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E 13.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD SuperMulti drive, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Professional 64-bit)Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E 13.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD SuperMulti drive, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Professional 64-bit)

Apr, 2018

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Sony Vaio VPCSB1V9E/B review

 

Sony is a company that's always excelled at creating stylish and small laptops packed with the latest kit, so it's no surprise to find that the new Vaio manages to fit in an optical drive, a full-power 2nd Generation Core i5 processor, a 500GB hard...

The functional design may not appeal to everyone, but this ultra-portable has it all, including an optical drive, and the high price is justified.

May, 2011

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Vaio VPC-SB1V9E/B review

 

The functional design may not appeal to everyone, but this ultra-portable has it all, including an optical drive, and the high price is justified.

A large touchpad sits underneath. It's smooth and responsive, and includes both vertical and horizontal scroll areas, as well as supporting some gestures such as rotation and zooming. Its two large buttons are a bit stiff, but sit right on the edge of...

Expert review by : Alan Lu (itpro.co.uk)

Sony Vaio SB1V9E review

 

Sony's slender new Sandy Bridge ultraportable laptop is finally available, packing a powerful processor in a slender design. But can you really have your cake and eat it too? Alan Lu finds out.

The Sony Vaio SB1V9E is a lightweight, well-specified ultraportable laptop with a powerful processor, plenty of useful ports and dual graphics. Its seven and a half hour battery life isn't nearly as impressive as the pricier 13in MacBook Air which...

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery performance:4540
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:Serial ATA

Display

3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Keyboard key pitch:0.752
Keyboard key stroke:0.0787
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Type:PC
Weight:3.86
Wireless Technology:WiFi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23
FSB Parity: No
L2 cache:3
L3 cache:3
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-2410M
Processor boost frequency:2.9
Processor cache:3
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor lithography:32
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Host interface:SATA
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.82
Height:0.941
Weight:3.86
Width:13