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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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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.

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
13.122
Screen resolution
Other
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i7
Processor speed
2.819
System RAM
81
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 720
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Ultraportable
13.122
Other
Windows
Core i7
2.819
81
Trackpad
HDMI
Up to 720

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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.

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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100
darksidekiller
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
100
weiss
Not cheap, but quality pays big time in this case!
100
FloGer
Love it!
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