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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-YB2M1E. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and energy efficiency. The design and battery also get good feedback. Many are negative about the price.

portability, battery, design, energy, size


On average, users rate this product 57/100.

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Sony VAIO VPCYB2M1E review


We aren't exactly big fans of netbooks at Expert Reviews. They lack the raw power to handle much more than a Word document or single web browser tab without grinding to a halt. Thankfully, manufacturers are starting to phase them out in favour of...

An excellent evolution of the netbook; Sony’s new Y series is a great looking ultraportable that has enough power for everyday tasks and it won’t balk at playing high definition video either

Jul, 2011

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Sony Vaio Y series (VPCYB2M1E) hands-on


The 11.6-inch Sony Vaio VPCYB2M1E looks set to offer decent components, fair battery life and a charmingly slim chassis. As netbooks go, it might justify a little drool.

Small size ; Lightweight ; Decent specs for a netbook ; Fair battery life

Small trackpad ; Not cheap by netbook standards

The Sony Vaio VPCYB2M1E matches decent components with fair battery life, and wraps it up in a slim, attractive shell. If you're after a lightweight netbook to keep close to you at all times, but don't want to sacrifice on performance, the Y series may...

Jun, 2011