'Image quality is superb, although the shiny screen can be distracting if you're working in a brightly lit room.'
'The keys are flat and springy; the layout lacks a full number pad, but that's far from a dealbreaker on a multimedia notebook.'
'Mediocre battery life.'
'The keyboard is comfortable to type on and we like its glowing white backlight when in use.'
'The keyboard is large and comfortable to use and there is even a separate numeric keypad, which helps fill up some of the space available on the chassis.'
'No Blu-ray drive, heavy'
'No HDMI or DisplayPort.'
'Colors were crisp, though slightly muted, and standard business apps looked sharp.'
'Video was a little more problematic.'
'Anyhow, both devices showed good rigidity in the first test, merely the base plate could be partly dented under selective pressure.'
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'However, although the VAIO VPCY's body is mostly well constructed, it does suffer from one potentially fatal flaw.'
'sharp, well-defined text production'
'Certainly, Sony's claimed 9 hours of use, enough for a solid day's work without worrying about running out of juice, is attractive.'
'Very aggressively priced.'
'Whether we were playing a 1080p WMV file from Microsoft's HD showcase, a 720p file of a Formula One race, or a high-def episode of Fringe from Fox.com, images were sharp and detailed, and colors were just the right temperature.'
'Audio is tinny and flat.'
'Due to the slow clock speed, the performance is only sufficient for non demanding applications. >> Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors. 13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. '
'performance serious road warriors demand'
'Excellent screen colour and vibrancy • Keyboard is excellent to type on • Stamina/Speed modes let you choose between performance or battery power.'
'The on board touchpad buttons were also found to be uncomfortable since they were small and placed awkwardly.'