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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and screen. The durability and battery are also mentioned favorably, but the performance and price get less positive comments.

portability, battery, durability, screen, usability

price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VPC-X111KX/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony VAIO VPC-X111KX/B from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the keyboard and usability are generally positive. The durability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the price.

portability, performance, durability, usability, keyboard


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

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VPC-X111KX/B 11.1-Inch Widescreen (Black)

Oct, 2015

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Sony VAIO X Series VPCX111KX/B


You can find better-featured notebooks for half the price of this model, but it is very difficult to find an extremely thin and lightweight laptop that doesn't back down from functionality. Naturally, as with most of the Sony VAIO notebooks, the...

World's lightest notebook that offers long battery lifeIntel Atom processor with 2GB RAM, 65GB HDD, and integrated graphicsIncludes built-in GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi b/g/n, Verizon Wireless, EthernetWireless features impress, but missing features degrades...

Very expensive- perhaps too expensive for many

Consumers desiring ultimate portability and superb battery performance...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Catharine Smith (

Sony VAIO X-Series (VPCX111KX/B)


It's a sexy tech showcase and light as a feather, but Sony's It's a sexy tech showcase and light as a feather, but Sony,299 netbook is an executive toy, not a practical PC for the price.

Stunning looks; long battery life; extraordinary portability

Startlingly expensive; mediocre performance; weak speakers; small keys, touch pad; two-cell battery runs very hot

Sony hesitates to call the VAIO X-Series a netbook, despite the unit's obvious netbook specs and netbook-level benchmark-test results. Even with its extra-long battery life and its weighty price tag, it should not be confused with an ultraportable....

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Experience a kind of computing freedom with the world's lightest notebook. An ultra-mobile masterpiece, the VAIO X Series notebook redefines the benchmark on portability. Brawnier than it lets on, the X Series features a durable carbon fiber casing, seamless aluminum keyboard panel and scratch-resistant 11.1" widescreen display. To complement its unbelievably thin and durable design, the VAIO X111KX is made to power through your most demanding tasks via an Intel Atom processor and the solid state drive (SSD). In addition to a supplied standard and large capacity battery for extra-long battery life, the X incorporates Bluetooth technology, integrated GPS and Verizon Wireless mobile broadband built in.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:11.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):28.2cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO X Series

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:533MHz




Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Type:Wireless cellular modem


Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium


Clock Speed:2GHz
Processor Number:Z550


Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Hard Drive Features:Solid State Drive

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:64GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 500