Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S


Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/SNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S (Vaio VPC-Y Series)
Processor: AMD E-Series E-450
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6320
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 479 euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 46%, display: 54% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S

79% Review Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S Notebook | Notebookcheck
Mobility? Limited. Sony ranks the Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S as a particularly slim notebook, but also explicitly avoids labeling it as a "netbook". This raises a rather important question: is this a premium netbook or truly an entry-level notebook? Our following review and tests will answer this question and more.

Foreign Reviews

83% Sony VAIO VPC-YB3V1E/S
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 85% emissions: 88%
Sony Vaio VPC-YB3V1E/S
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2011
Rating: performance: 90% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%


AMD Radeon HD 6320:

Integrated graphics card in the Zacate netbook processors (e.g. E-450) featuring an UVD3 video decoder and no dedicated memory. Thanks to TurboCore, it can automatically overclock to 600 MHz.

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.


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.

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

1.5 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

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.

Sony reviews

81%: 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.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-12-17 (Update: 2012-07-18)