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Sony VAIO VPCS13GGX/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCS13GGX/B. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and keyboard. The screen and performance are also appreciated, but the reliability and energy efficiency get critical reviews.

portability, performance, screen, keyboard, usability

battery, energy, reliability

On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Consumer review by: fanspectator (cnet.com)

BEWARE, NOT WORTH THE MONEY, WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT

 

I was very excited to order my new Vaio S since my current Sony VGN-FZ340E is now over three years old and was looking forward to faster, stronger and more quite machine. To my disappointment, my new S Vaio is not much faster even with the i7, the fan...

Not many, Light weight and petite

The Fan is always on and very very loud. Much slower than expected. unstable at times. Battery life is no where near what's advertized

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: greg_davis (cnet.com)

Vaio one of the best Laptops, but....

 

First the positive. I looked at a ton of super lightweight laptops and Sony was definitely the best, even over the new Macbook Pro, which was my 2nd choice. I really wanted the Z-series but they stopped selling them right when I was ready to buy! I...

Fast, Light, good port selection, USB 3.0 is fantastic, screen is crisp and clear, nice backlit keyboard

Video out is very poor, docking station is poorly designed, lacks iLink for video capture from my Camcorder, and unbelievably - will not run Linux as a Dual boot option without possibly destroying the laptop (this according to their Tech Support!)

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: greg_davis (cnet.com)

Vaio one of the best Laptops, but....

 

First the positive. I looked at a ton of super lightweight laptops and Sony was definitely the best, even over the new Macbook Pro, which was my 2nd choice. I really wanted the Z-series but they stopped selling them right when I was ready to buy! I...

Fast, Light, good port selection, USB 3.0 is fantastic, screen is crisp and clear, nice backlit keyboard

Video out is very poor, docking station is poorly designed, lacks iLink for video capture from my Camcorder, and unbelievably - will not run Linux as a Dual boot option without possibly destroying the laptop (this according to their Tech Support!)

Apr, 2011
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