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Sony VPCY21S1E

Sony VPCY21S1E
alaScore 83

26 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and screen. The battery and design are also appreciated.

keyboard, design, battery, screen, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VPCY21S1E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VPCY21S1E

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Sony VPCY21S1E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, keyboard, design, battery, build quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPCY21S1E 13.3" Screen Laptop, Intel Pentium Processor U5400, 4GB, 320GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Home Premium(64bit)Sony VAIO VPCY21S1E 13.3" Screen notebook, Intel Pentium Processor U5400, 4GB, 320GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Home Premium(64bit)

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Review Sony Vaio VPC-Y21S1E Subnotebook

 

Core Refresh. Sony trades the Core 2 Duo SU7300 for a Pentium U54

Good battery life; Solid case; High-end surfaces; Good keyboard; Quiet & cool; Low energy requirement; Fast hard disk; FireWire & ExpressCard34

TFT display too dark; Comparatively low performance; TFT not AR coated

Asus UL30A & Acer Aspire 3810T: 13.3 inchers with a slim look, but less solid construction. Partly better battery runtimes. Acer TravelMate 8371: AR-coated display, similar good battery life, UMTS module. Asus PL30JT-RO030X: With a really good ULV...

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Sony Vaio Y series (VPCY21S1E) review

 

Its performance may not be top-notch, but the 13.3-inch Sony Vaio VPCY21S1E is still a hugely likeable machine thanks to its impressive battery life, slick design and great keyboard and screen.

Attractive design ; Good battery life ; Excellent keyboard and screen ; Good range of ports

Poor 3D performance ; CPU isn't the fastest

The Sony Vaio VPCY21S1E is a great-looking laptop and its impressive screen and keyboard make it a pleasure to use. Its processor certainly isn't the fastest on the block, so speed junkies should probably look elsewhere, but we think most mainstream...

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Embedded UMTS:No / Yes
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Single Card Reader
Firewire:No / Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):INTEL HD GPU

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:HM55
Processor:CORE I5 / Pentium
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I5-430UM / U5400
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