Summary: +Strengths: Very light and pleasant to use. Sony helpline has a good customer service. -Weaknesses: Windows 8 (some bugs) Fragile hardware (an external elastic at the bottom, serving as shock resistant, came off) No CD player (like all ultra books though) If you intend to use it often outdoors, the...
Great computer at great price, but with limitations
4 May 2014
Summary: It's sad that Sony has gone out of the computer business when it can turn out fantastic ultrabooks like this one. At 2.34 lbs, it is the lightest 13.3" computer on the planet. Move aside, Apple! The only -- and significant -- downside is that it shipped with Windows 8.
Summary: Got this in December 2013 and so far so good. After a few annoyances re needing to update drivers, and move to Windows 8.1, it's been smooth sailing. Every so often I will lose wireless connectivity if I leave it in sleep mode sitting at my house. But a reboot always restores it.
Light and nice, great battery life but has issues with WIFI
31 December 2013
Summary: I got this laptop for about a month, and I really LOVE it. Cons - Battery life is great, it can stay up to 8 hours, - Keyboard is really good, - Construction is very nice, and it's thin and lite... you will love it, BUT...
Overall good product for its form factor, but there can be glitches here and there
Yi Zeng, Amazon
27 August 2013
Summary: Love the high resolution screen, back-lit keyboards, light weight, battery life and fast start-up... Just what I need and want to be able to go around with my work. I would have given it a 5 if not for the below problems: - I had to return the first device within a week because of a bad USB port...
Summary: I am a Mac user, let's get that out right up front. I switched to Macs over four years ago, but Windows is an ever-present specter even for hard-core Mac users, I'd guess. I'm not above using a Windows machine as long as it's top-notch, and thankfully, this Sony Vaio lives up to its "Pro" billing.
Great Ultrabook with a few quirks that you may get used to quickly
Al Gator "Al", Amazon
9 July 2013
Summary: SECOND UPDATE =================== (1) Speakers (2) Build (3) Temperature/fan noise (4) Tips (5) General Thoughts (1) Speakers: I know some of the professional reviews said they aren't the greatest but they are not terrible for the size.