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85
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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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 premium VAIO Z laptop is expensive as always, but this time it comes with compromises that include a loud fan and flaky touchpad.

Pros
  • Impossibly lightweight Fast and powerfulBrilliant, high-resolution display
Cons
  • Very expensive Fans often get loudTrackpad can be frustrating to use
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User Reviews

100
prinzy
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
Florian Gerlich
Love it!
100
weiss
Not cheap, but quality pays big time in this case!
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79
Average Critic Score

Durability

78
 

Speed and features

92
 

Noise

48
 

Display

97
 

Expandability

74
 

Battery life

75
 

Portability (size / weight)

89
 

Design and form factor

77
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
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Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

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Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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Engadget

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Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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