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70
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

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

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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).

Engadget Review

Sony's first Ultrabook boasts a budget-friendly price and an attractive design, but it's not the highest-performing or longest-lasting system out there.

Pros
  • Attractive brushed silver designPriced to competeGood everyday performanceHighly configurable
Cons
  • Uncomfortable keyboardHeavy for an Ultrabook
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Scores

Engadget

70
 

User Reviews

90
mo7ammed
Maybe the only drawback is the display brightness and contrast. It would also...read more
90
maksudulalam
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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73
Average Critic Score

Expandability

80
 

Speed and features

76
 

Display

64
 

Durability

73
 

Battery life

72
 

Portability (size / weight)

58
 

Design and form factor

78
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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89
 

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86
 

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Engadget

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Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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