Sony VAIO VPCY216FX/G 13.3-inch Ultraportable Notebook (Page 1)

Sony tosses a green hued notebook aimed at the business or home user my way called the Sony VAIO VPCY216FX/G. Kermit the Frog would love this thing.
| Oct 18, 2010 at 10:51 am CDT
Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Sony
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Introduction

It has only been a month since the last Sony notebook came through my hands. Today I am looking at another VAIO that has decent specifications and a price that puts it on par with many other offerings on the market. The machine has a very bright green color that will appeal to some and have others looking for a less colorful option.

This notebook is aimed at the user who needs a machine with portability that doesn't have to be the most powerful machine out there. The Sony VAIO VPCY216FX/G is an ultraportable machine that has some nice features for the office or school and can play when work time is over.

I am impressed to see that a machine this cheap uses a magnesium casing. Not too long ago that tech was only used in high-end machines, but today those high-end offerings have moved to carbon fiber. Green lid and lightweight aside, what shoppers really want to know is how well the Sony VAIO VPCY216FX/G performs, so let's get to it.


Specifications, Availability and Pricing

You can purchase the Sony VAIO VPCY216FX/G from a number of online stores. The MSRP is $819 and you can buy the notebook on Newegg for $799.99.

The specifications of my test sample are below:

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