Sony Vaio VPC-YB14KX/S


Sony Vaio VPC-YB14KX/S
Sony Vaio VPC-YB14KX/S (Vaio VPC-Y Series)
AMD E-350 1.6 GHz
Graphics adapter
11.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: yes
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
600 Euro


Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-YB14KX/S

Sony VAIO Y Series 11.6-inch Notebook Review - AMD E-350 APU
Source: Legit Reviews English
The Sony VAIO Y Series is a very portable notebook that packs some serious performance in a notebook that is just 11.6-inches, but the slow 5400-RPM hard drive appears to be holding back the true potential of this notebook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/06/2011


AMD Radeon HD 6310: Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-350 and E-240) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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

E-350: Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards. The processor is on a level with Celeron SU2300 (1.2 GHz) and the GPU part about as fast as an Nvidia ION (2).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.

1.5 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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.

From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-05-20 (Update: 2012-05-26)