Sony Vaio VPC-F23 Series

  • Sony Vaio VPC-F23 Series
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  • A Blu-ray drive, Nvidia GeForce GT 540M graphics, and 1080p resolution display make it a full-featured movie and gaming machine; sharp look; useful preloaded software.
  • Excellent multimedia playback, Light and portable.
  • Big, bright screen, Strong productivity and multimedia performance, Good gaming performance for the price, Long battery life, Excellent software bundle


  • Lacks category's typical performance, Ugly design.
  • Bland, basic-black chassis, Disappointing Webcam quality

Expert reviews and ratings

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The Sony Vaio F Series VPC-F236FM/B is the type of laptop that brings many happy moments to whomever owns it and the kind of device which you won't regret...

By DigitalVersus on 80

Sony isn’t only setting its store by performance with the F Series. It also offers comfortable keying and the Full HD screen coupled with a Blu-ray player mean this Vaio covers all the bases… except perhaps when it comes to battery life. It...

By CNET Asia on 76

If the size is right for you, the Vaio F Series is a well-made high-end laptop, and is a good reminder that Sony is one of the few brands that comes close to Apple on design and polish....

By PC World on 60

This smallish desktop replacement laptop may be fairly easy to tote, but it just isn't very powerful. Images (click to enlarge) Sony VAIO F Series Review: Portable, but Lacks Power Sony VAIO F-Series (VPCF233FX/B) Review, by Sarah Jacobsson...

By Computer Shopper on 90

The feature-packed Sony F Series may be the best-performing laptop around its price. It speeds through everyday tasks and can even handle moderate gaming....

By PC Mag on 80

The Sony VAIO VPC-F237FX/B is a potent quad-core desktop replacement laptop that targets multimedia buffs with a striking 1080p screen and special video- and music-editing software....

By TechReviewSource on 80

The Sony VAIO F Series measured 15.7 x 10.7 x 1.7-inches (wdh) and weights about 6.5-pounds, so it isn't the smallest or lightest laptop on the market. The design and size of this laptop makes it chunky too, so portability is slightly hampered. The...

By LaptopMag on 70

The Sony VAIO F delivers impressive performance with Core i7 muscle, Nvidia graphics, and a full HD...

By Engadget on

If you're looking for a desktop replacement that doesn't break the bank, the Sony VAIO F Series isn't a bad choice -- it packs a satisfying punch, has a gorgeous display and can be had for under a grand. A low-end configuration isn't...

By PC Mag on 80

The Sony VAIO VPC-F236FM is a laptop powerhouse. You can rely on its Intel Core i7 CPU and Nvidia GT 540M to get the job done, whether that 'job' may entail gaming or manipulating images in Photoshop. ...

International Review By Les Numériques on 80

Sony ne s'est pas contenté de tout miser sur la puissance. Le Série F n'est pas nomade mais s'assume ainsi et offre une frappe confortable. L'écran Full HD couplé au lecteur Blu-ray élargit les possibilités...

International Review By Notebookjournal on 80

Im Wesentlichen lässt sich diese Frage mit „Ja“ beantworten – das Gesamtpaket ist stimmig, die Verarbeitung top, das Display matt und ausreichend hell - wenn auch mit schwachen Kontrasten. Dank des Blu-Ray-Laufwerks und der hohen...

International Review By on

По-видимому, ноутбук будет не только...

International Review By on

Das Sony VAIO VPC-F23Z1E/BI offenbart neben einer beeindruckenden Reichhaltigkeit an Multimedia-Features auch ein paar Schwächen. Vorteilhaft sind das leuchtstarke, kontrastreiche und mattierte Full-HD Display, die qualitativ hochwertige...