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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The LaVie Z is the world's lightest 13-inch convertible laptop, but it punches above its weight in terms of performance. That said, its relatively short battery life and cramped keyboard layout make it difficult to recommend.

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Pros
  • Lightest convertible 13-inch laptop
  • Doesn't compromise on performance
  • Touchpad works well
Cons
  • The US edition has aJapanese keyboard layout with lots of shrunken buttons
  • Battery life is short compared to other thin-and-light touchscreen PCs
  • Build quality feels a bit flimsy
  • Display suffers from washout

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
Other
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i7
Processor speed
2.419
System RAM
81
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 920
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Midsize
13.322
Other
Windows
Core i7
2.419
81
Trackpad
HDMI
Up to 920

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72 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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