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Sony VPCM12M1E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and value for money. The design and portability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the battery and build quality.

keyboard, portability, design, value for money, screen

build quality, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VPCM12M1E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Sony VAIO VPCM12M1E/P notebook

 

Bring a touch of pink to your netbook

Eye-catching looks and decent performance

So you've decided you want something bright and easily portable. The M12 is your netbook and its beauty is more than skin deep, with good specs and a highly usable keyboard to keep you going. Sony's build quality is generally excellent and this feels...

So you've decided you want something bright and easily portable. The M12 is your netbook and its beauty is more than skin deep, with good specs and a highly usable keyboard to keep you going. Sony's build quality is generally excellent and this feels...

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Sony M12M1E review

 

With a smooth white lid and embossed VAIO logo, there's no mistaking the M12M1E for a Sony product. The sleek curves and subtle design cues make it stand out against most other netbooks.

A reasonably cheap netbook let down by low battery life and average usability.

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Sony Vaio M series (VPCM12M1E/P) review

 

The Sony Vaio M-series VPCM12M1E/P doesn't exactly break new ground in terms of its performance, but it impresses with a bright, clear screen and a comfortable keyboard. We wish the trackpad were more comfortable and the battery lasted longer, but, if...

Great display ; Comfortable keyboard ; Lightweight

Annoying trackpad ; Mediocre battery life

The left- and right-click buttons are quite fiddly too. Unlike those on some laptops, however, they don't require a huge effort to press. We didn't find that they became uncomfortable during long periods of use either

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Amazon review summary for Sony VPCM12M1E

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 5 user reviews of Sony VPCM12M1E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, design, size

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 VPCM12M1E 10.1" Screen Netbook, Intel Atom Processor N470, 1GB, 250GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 StarterSony VAIO VPCM12M1E 10.1" Screen Netbook, Intel Atom Processor N470, 1GB, 250GB, BT, WLAN, Windows 7 Starter

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
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
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight:Edge LED
True Resolution:WSVGA / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GMA3150

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel®
Chipset Type:NM10
Processor:ATOM
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ®
Processor Number:N470
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