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Sony VAIO Tap 11 Ultrabook review: Sleek and sexy, but far too slippery

At a Glance

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  • Sony VAIO Tap 11 Sony VAIO Tap 11
    $1,199.00

    Sony's super-svelte VAIO Tap 11 comes with sharp looks, impressive specs—and a host of design and usability shortcomings.

At a Glance

Sony's super-svelte VAIO Tap 11 comes with sharp looks, impressive specs—and a host of design and usability shortcomings.

Price when rated: $1100

Pros

  • Thinnest, lightest Ultrabook on the market
  • Vivid display readable even from the side
  • Solid benchmark performances

Cons

  • Nearly impossible to use on your lap
  • Mediocre battery life
  • Display sometimes slow to respond to orientation changes
  • Screen prone to glare
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