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Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9EB

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9EBNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9EB (Vaio VPC-SB Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2520M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M 512 MB
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.741kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 85%, features: 68%, display: 52% mobility: 58%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 59%, emissions: 81%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9EB

85% Review Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9EB Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Private business. Intelligent battery and docking concept, on/off graphics, matt TFT and generous input devices – what sounds like a business all rounder is Sony's mainstream laptop for everyone. Can every one of us feel like a manager for starting at 975 euros?
Sony Vaio VPC-SB1Z9E/B
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2011
Rating: performance: 90% features: 50% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 30%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6470M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


2520M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.741 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

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85%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-04-19 (Update: 2012-05-26)