Summary: its a good laptop but it has glitches and problems like the battery life keeps changing and several other things that I cant remember at the time but its not complete garbage it has some good stuff
Summary: Fast, good resolution screen, good battery life, does not get too hot...........However, somehow I wished I had selected amodel / brand with the backlit keyboard. I have heard that some machine can be modified to be that way, but I do not know if this one can.
Summary: Screen failed after 3 months and only limited use. Contacted Sony on line while in Japan and they said it was out of warranty and would not provide service--I thought they were rude about it. When it worked, it was a nice machine with a good picture and very fast startup. After studying the design a bit, it is obviously not very rugged and not made for travel (it failed during a trip to Japan). The screen is flimsy and the body easily distorts with movement.
Summary: The computer is good and very light, so easy to take on business trips. I wanted a DVD player and this was about the lightest, most compact computer I could find that also had a DVD player. Sound quality is good on the speakers and the screen is beautifully clear. I have had a little problem connecting to a WiFi network at a client's office and from what the tech guy there said, it may be an issue with the NIC card the Sony is using.
Summary: Great to use once you get used to Windows 8 -which we now love-very slick. Computer boots up quickly and is a joy to use. Love the keyboard. Sounds nothing to write home about but we don't use it for that except via TV-so makes no difference.
Excellent product but dropped in the patio of my neighbor's apartment!
21 January 2013
Summary: I love this product. It is amazing and it has some cool feature like the multifunction mouse pad and control activated by gesture. It boots really fast and it has a very nice shape. Its cover is made of metal instead of plastic. I just have one complaint...this item was dropped in the patio of my downstairs neighbor. I think you should be more careful especially when you are dealing with expensive equipment!
Summary: I've had this Ultrabook for 2 months. I bought it because it's slim and looks cool in aluminum. It works so far, Assist button is helpful, but there are several annoying features: 1. Windows 8 sucks; I use Desktop app most of the time, but still it lacks some normal desktop features. 2. I tried to install/run Ubuntu 12.04.1 but it failed due to SSD/boot/UEFI new features. The latest Ubuntu may have support for it, but I haven't tried it yet. 3.
Summary: This is a relatively inexpensive Sony product and honestly, there is not an electronics company anywhere that is as consistent as Sony in terms of quality at lower price and intelligent design over a broad range of electronics categories. Enough gushing about Sony, though. Out of the box, the laptop is sleek, light (4lbs) and pretty. My sister actually called this laptop "sexy". What's great about this laptop?