Editors Liked

  • Chart-topping performance, Very good battery life for its size and weight, Impeccable build quality, Good keyboard and touch pad, No exposed keyboard in tablet mode
  • Very accurate colors and grayscale (after calibration); >95 percent sRGB coverage, attractive convertible design; premium aluminum and carbon surfaces, bright, high quality touchscreen with pressure-sensitive active stylus, very good CPU and integrated G
  • Long battery life, Strong performance, Gorgeous display, Comfortable stylus
  • The Vaio Z Flip has exceptional performance for a thin and light laptop, a crisp high-resolution screen and an attractive, functional design
  • Very fast convertible Ultrabook, great cooling, stunning design and materials, pleasing display in terms of color and sharpness

Editors Didn't Like

  • Pricey in base or high-end configurations, Heavy, when used as a tablet, Lacks a USB Type-C port, No slot for stylus storage
  • No USB Type-C, Thunderbolt, or DisplayPort, key feedback could have been more firm, non-expandable RAM; no DDR4 option, very loud under gaming to high loads, high core temperatures under load, base could have been more rigid, difficult end-user maintenan
  • Stiff keyboard, Inconsistent touchpad, Pricey
  • Battery life in this expensive system is just adequate, not great. Loud fans and an overly glossy screen detract from the experience too
  • Ouch, that price! Port selection is adequate but not impressive, display could be brighter