Sony Vaio Y Series (VPC-YB2M1E) review

9 Jul 2011
Our Rating 
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User Rating 
7.7 out of 10 Read 18 reviews

An excellent evolution of the netbook; Sony’s new Y series is a great looking ultraportable that has enough power for everyday tasks and it won’t balk at playing high definition video either

Basic Specifications

Rating ****
Processor AMD E-350
Processor clock speed 1.6GHz
Memory 4.00GB
Memory slots 2
Memory slots free 0
Maximum memory 4GB
Size 27x289x202mm
Weight 1.5kg
Sound Realtek HD Audio
Pointing device touchpad


Viewable size 11.6 in
Native resolution 1,366x768
Graphics Processor AMD Radeon HD 6310
Graphics/video ports VGA, HDMI
Graphics Memory 384MB


Total storage capacity 320GB
Optical drive type none

Ports and Expansion

USB ports 3
Bluetooth yes
Wired network ports 1x 10/100/1000
Wireless networking support 802.11b/g/n
PC Card slots none
Supported memory cards SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Other ports minijack audio output, minijack microphone input


Carrying case No
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
Operating system restore option backup and recovery software
Software included Microsoft Office 2010 Starter Edition
Optional extras none

Buying Information

Warranty one year RTB
Price £430
Details www.sony.co.uk
Supplier http://www.sonystyle.co.uk
Sony Vaio VPC-YB2M1E (Netbook) Scores 7.7 out of 10 based on 18 reviews

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