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Good: it works great with win8
Comment: good all round netbook for every day use.
Good: it does all i want it to do
Comment: it the best netbook that for its price i,ve had for years,keep it up sony.
Good: Kindof nice to look at.
Bad: poor construction, very poor at multitasking and slow for basic operations.
Comment: The hinge cover area at the back is very weak. ? The hinge cover on one side broke off as I put the laptop into my bag. It has exposed the circuit board for the on/off switch.
Also once you have one or two apps open it is glacially slow. I have gotten rid of all the Sony Bloatware and even close down the virus checker in standalone mode to try and make it perform adequately
It takes FOREVER to open a folder with lots of contents even in the simplest display mode.
It takes forever to open a new application.
The slowness was a problem straight out of the box. I know how to remove bloatware, so did that but it is still abysmal.
Can't wait to get rid of it. My old single core ASUS netbook at under 1/2 the price was way faster than this.
The netbook used to handle 120Mb wordprocessing documents with the same software as on this silly Sony.
Bad: Poor screen, trackpad, buttons, software, price and looks
Comment: I bought this computer last week, but had to take it back today because it had a fault screen. Luckily I could exchange it for the HP Pavilion dm1, which I would high recommend instead!
The Sony Vaio was absolutely crap! Do not buy it!
I researched a lot before buying a netbook and the sony vaio had great specs, but:
- the screen was dodgey (white seems to have a tinge of yellow)
- the trackpad is a nightmare to use (has no multi touch)
- the buttons are ridiculously loud when you click them
- the sony software bundled with the computer is really bloated and difficult to remove.
- It looks rubbish and feels cheap
- It's expensive in netbook terms.
Seriously, if you are reading this, please look at getting a HP Pailion dm1 instead.
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