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Sony Vaio VPCM11M1E/B

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPCM11M1E/BNotebook: Sony Vaio VPCM11M1E/B (Vaio VPC-M Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 10:6, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 57.5% - poor
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 52%, features: 30%, display: 90% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 50%, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPCM11M1E/B

60% Sony Vaio M Series review
Source: Channel Web English
Sony's M-Series looks great and has an excellent display and webcam, but it narrowly misses the mark. While it offers good value for money for a premium netbook, other 10.1in models offer just that little bit more at a similar price point. Samsung's NB30, Asus' EEC PC, Toshiba's brilliant NB305 and even MSI's U160 all fare slightly better. Of course, what you won't get if you opt for something else is the pleasure of owning a Sony Vaio.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony Vaio M11M1E/B in prova
Source: PC World English
Design semplice e funzionale, prestazioni nella media e prezzo interessante per il Vaio Serie M, il nuovo netbook di Sony per tutte le tasche.
75
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2010
40% Sony Vaio M Series review
Source: T3 English
When the netbook market exploded a few years back following the release of the  Asus Eee PC, most laptop manufacturers saw the money making potential and went into frenzied production, producing a seamless stream of models in all shapes and sizes. Sony didn’t do this, and after the pricey Vaio P Series and W Series, we have the M Series. Unfortunately it doesn’t meet the usual high standards we’ve come to expect from a Vaio.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/13/2010
Rating: Total score: 40%
50% Sony VAIO M11
Source: PC Pro English
Sony's reason for steering clear of netbooks in the early days was that its products just didn't fit the cheap and cheerful template. Instead, the aim was to keep its premium prices and try something different, but the quite baffling P-Series pocket laptop didn't exactly make waves. Standard components, uninspired design and poor battery life make this a VAIO to avoid.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/28/2010
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 33%

Foreign Reviews

80% Sony Vaio VPC-M11M1E/B
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/29/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 90% mobility: 30% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N450:

Intel Atom CPU for Netbooks with integrated memory controller and GMA 3150 GPU. The performance of the system should be only minimally faster than the previous Atom N280 / GMA 950 combination.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

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.


1.4 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.

Sony reviews


57.5%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Toshiba NB520-10P
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
MSI Wind U135DX-4615W7
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
HP Compaq Mini CQ10-688NR
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.4 kg
Toshiba NB520-10U
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
Asus Eee PC X101H-WHI024G
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1 kg
Samsung NC110-AM4UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
Gigabyte T1005M-CF1
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.5 kg
Samsung NS310
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad S100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
Asus Eee PC R011PX
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.1 kg
Samsung NC10-JP05DE
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg
Samsung N148-DP05IN
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg
Samsung NC110-A03
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.2 kg
Gateway LT2085u
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1 kg
Asus Eee PC X101-WHI018G
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N435, 0.9 kg
HP Mini 210-3022sf
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.35 kg
Acer Aspire One Happy 2
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
Samsung NC210-A01PL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire One D257-N57DQrr
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.3 kg
HP Mini 110-3652sf
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.3 kg
Samsung NS310-A01UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB520-10H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
Medion Akoya E1228
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N570, 1.25 kg
Acer Aspire One D257
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.1 kg
Samsung NC210-A02FR
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.2 kg
Advent Zuni
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N455, 1.2 kg
Samsung NC110-AM1UK
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.3 kg
HP Mini 210-2290sf
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.4 kg
Asus Eee PC R051PEM
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150, Atom N550, 1.2 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)