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Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and battery. The performance and portability also get good comments. There are some negative reviews about the price.

portability, performance, battery, design

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E/B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability, but there are some mixed reviews about the performance.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E 13.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD SuperMulti drive, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Professional 64-bit)Sony VAIO VPCSB1V9E 13.3 inch Laptop (Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, DVD SuperMulti drive, WLAN, Webcam, Win 7 Professional 64-bit)

Jan, 2019

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Sony Vaio VPCSB1V9E/B review

 

Sony is a company that's always excelled at creating stylish and small laptops packed with the latest kit, so it's no surprise to find that the new Vaio manages to fit in an optical drive, a full-power 2nd Generation Core i5 processor, a 500GB hard...

The functional design may not appeal to everyone, but this ultra-portable has it all, including an optical drive, and the high price is justified.

May, 2011

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Vaio VPC-SB1V9E/B review

 

The functional design may not appeal to everyone, but this ultra-portable has it all, including an optical drive, and the high price is justified.

A large touchpad sits underneath. It's smooth and responsive, and includes both vertical and horizontal scroll areas, as well as supporting some gestures such as rotation and zooming. Its two large buttons are a bit stiff, but sit right on the edge of...

Expert review by : Alan Lu (itpro.co.uk)

Sony Vaio SB1V9E review

 

Sony's slender new Sandy Bridge ultraportable laptop is finally available, packing a powerful processor in a slender design. But can you really have your cake and eat it too? Alan Lu finds out.

The Sony Vaio SB1V9E is a lightweight, well-specified ultraportable laptop with a powerful processor, plenty of useful ports and dual graphics. Its seven and a half hour battery life isn't nearly as impressive as the pricier 13in MacBook Air which...

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:

Battery

Battery Capacity:4540
Battery recharge time:4
Battery technology:
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:34
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Full HD: No
HD type: No
LED Backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen: No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0,5
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Hard drive

Hard disk drive type:Serial ATA

Keyboard

Keyboard key pitch:2
Keyboard key stroke:2
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other features

Display:
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Type:PC
Weight:2
Wireless Technology:WiFi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
L2 Cache:3
L3 Cache:3
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2,9
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-2xxx
Processor frequency:2.3
Processor lithography:32
Processor Model:I5-2410M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2,0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22
Height :2
Weight:2
Width:33