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Good: Packs a lot into very little space; great battery life
Bad: A series of small annoying flaws
Comment: I agree with the main review, it's a great laptop, however, there are a few niggles that detract badly:
* One of the USB port is hidden behind a hard to open door. (Why?)
* There are a series of volume control buttons on the thin front edge of the laptop, but the labels for the buttons can't be seen when sitting in front of the machine.
* As with other small Vaios, the Page Up and Down buttons sit on the arrow keys and are accessed using the function modifier button. On previous Vaios, the function button was duplicated on both the left and right of the keyboard. Here it is only on the left, which means if you want to Page through a Word document, both hands are needed to do this operation.
* To me a small light laptop implies a machine for a regular traveler and increasingly users of such a laptop will be regular Internet phone (e.g. Skype) users. This laptop doesn't have a built in microphone.
Does this all sound rather picky? Maybe, the problem is that past ultra-light Vaios had most of these features, so I don't see why Sony didn't do it for this one.
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