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If you’re in the market for a laptop, you’ll most likely stumble upon one of Sony’s large fleet of powerful machines. Sony started producing computers back in 1980s, which at the time was only exclusively sold in the Japanese market. They withdrew from the computer niche a decade or so later, but reentered back in 1996 under a new computer-specific brand, VAIO, which stands for Video Audio Integrated Operation.

Sony’s laptops are well-known for its high processing power, screen brightness, precise display, and extensive battery life. Many customers, however, have criticized some of its performance and design characteristics, such as a flat keyboard and the surface of the laptop heating up after only some time. Compared with some of its competitors, moreover, Sony’s laptops, like the VAIO Z, have been labeled as slightly more expensive.

In terms of performance, Sony laptops are definitely worth every buck. Configured with powerful Intel Core i3 to i7 processors and up to 8GB of RAM, the laptops are designed to perform a wide variety of operations, from simple emailing and web browsing to gaming and streaming movies.

Battery life is another strong point of Sony’s fleet of laptops. Any Sony laptop can last almost up to 12 hours, according to a Laptop Mag Battery test, which put the laptop through web surfing over WiFi at full brightness setting.

Graphics-wise, Sony laptops are outfitted with an Intel Iris 550 graphics chip, which scored strongly during graphics benchmark tests. Another popular graphics card outfitted into Sony’s laptops is the Intel HD Graphics 520, which can be found in best-sellers, like ThinkPad X1.

Sony laptops signify opulence with its impressively sharp screen, a body designed of premium materials, and a processor that offers robust and reliable performance. Its lightweight frame and sleek size also makes it one of the most portable laptops on the market, a suitable fit for on-the-go professionals.