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Sony VAIO VPCYB33KX/B notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCYB33KX/B notebook. The average rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and usability. The portability and price also get good reviews. There are some less positive comments about the battery and performance.

design, price, portability, usability, screen

performance, battery

On average, users rate this product 33/100.

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Expert review by: mandyywl (blog.laptopz.com )

Sony VAIO Y-Series laptop review

 

Starting at about $800, Sony VAIO Y-Series laptop is design for business man constantly on the move. Equipped with Stereo Bluetooth® technology for streaming CD-quality music and audio from your notebook to other compatible devices, such as wireless...

Whether a TV show or sharing photos and home videos, Sony VAIO Y-Series laptop lets you view content on your compatible big-screen at an incredibly high level of resolution. An HDMI™ output delivers both your video and audio to compatible televisions...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (sony.com)

Awful, disappointed.

 

Had the laptop for 1 year and 4 months. It worked nicely, I used it as my laptop for college, until out of the blue it turned off and didn't turn on again. 4 months after my warranty was up, the motherboard crashed. Sony wanted $600 to repair my $800...

When it worked it was nice

Sony in general

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Mubasher (sony.com)

Very poor performance

 

This customer did not provide a text review.

stylish

very poor performance, slow, and takes alot of time to load on clicks

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: QatarVAIOuser (sony.com)

Battery does not last 5 hours - too slow

 

I purchased the Sony VAIO Y Series VPCYB15AG as nmy third laptop for flying. I am suprised the battery last for circa 3 hours while the website clearly mentions 5 hours. In addition, the Y series is too slow

Style

slow, battery does not last 5 hours

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Intel High Definition Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:3500
Battery life (max):5.75
Battery performance:3500

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:11.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 6000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6310

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: No
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:83
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2

Networking

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

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

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

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

L2 cache:1
L3 cache:1
Processor:E-450
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor family:AMD E
Processor frequency:1.65
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor model:E-450

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington

Software

Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.99
Depth (imperial):7.99
Height (front):0.99
Height (front) (imperial):0.99
Height (rear):1.25
Height (rear) (imperial):1.25
Weight:3.24
Width:11.4
Width (imperial):11.4