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Sony VAIO VGC-LT1S

Sony VAIO VGC-LT1S
alaScore 83

63 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the size and usability are on the whole positive, but views are divided on the value for money.

design, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO VGC-LT1S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 63 reviews)

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Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E

 

This sleek all-in-one multimedia system is an attractive alternative to desktop replacement notebooks.

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Sony VAIO VGC-LT19U

 

The slot-mounted BD-RE (Blu-ray rewritable burner) drive on the side of the system looks just like the DVD drive on HDTV/DVD combo units, and works just as well. Pop a Blu-ray disc in the drive and the movie comes up in about 10 seconds. The included...

CableCard tuner. Larger widescreen display. All-in-one chassis. Looks like an HDTV. Blu-ray drive. Vista Ultimate. Available with an internal NTSC/ATSC tuner. Upgradable drive bay

Obscene amount of bloatware. CableCard tuner is external. No pointing device on the keyboard. Mouse has no Back button

In its VAIO VGC-LT19U, Sony has improved the PC that's disguised as an HDTV, and it's a major improvement. This is the one to get if you want a PC built into an HDTV set.

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Sony VAIO LT Series Review and Prices

 

Sony is always pushing the envelope with its VAIO desktop computers and the new LT series is another reimagining of what the personal computer can be. This line consists of all-in-one desktop computers that look like flat-panel LCD TVs that you'd hang...

Beautiful display, Blu-ray writer an option

Expensive

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Amazon review summary for Sony VAIO VGC-LT1S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGC-LT1S from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

design, usability, size

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E Desktop PC/TV All-In-One (Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5250, 2 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E Desktop PC/TV All-In-One (Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5250, 2 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)Sony VAIO VGC-LT18E Desktop PC/TV All-In-One (Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7500, 2 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium)

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Stylish VAIO

 

Perfect solution for someone who wants to lose the wires and keep their office in style while gaining the benefits of a huge screen. Looks like something out of Minority Report.

Extremely stylish, even beautiful all-in-one solution for those who want a low wires, low maintenance answer for their everyday computing needs. Lots of features for a price not found in the big box stores (if bought from Newegg). The screen is large...

No standard PC video out (not a huge con), lots of crapware pre-installed (annoying to have to uninstall it all but not too hard to get done)

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Your Desktop TV

 

Most powerful desktop PC, the Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E is very efficient and powerful. This product includes ont of the most powerful processor, the Core 2 Duo T5250 1.5 GHz which could really loads programs and some games even faster. The large memory...

Nice design, lots of features

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Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E

 

Sony VAIO VGC-LT15E - Core 2 Duo T5250 1.5 GHz - 22" As far as u all know sony is the best leasing standard of all the assets and VGN series is the best among all the sony series it has the Core 2 Duo T5250 1.5 GHz speed The large memory provided by...

Memory

speed is only 1.5GHz

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More promise than performace

 

After having my VAIO for less than two weeks, it began exhibiting erratic behavior. By the beginning of week three, it stopped booting completely. Mercifully, it hadn't worked long enough for me to lose much in the way of data. Calls to Sony support...

Design is wonderful. Screen display unmatched.

Major hardware issues.

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bad

 

purchased 1 2 weeks ago, could not play any dvd or blu-ray.Each time I clicked on to blu-ray program it would just dissapear after a few seconds with error message.Was able to replace it.The second one had spots on screen and when I told tech they...

good looks

problems with blu-ray and mouse

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Sony VAIO LT15E PC/TV Desktop PC Notebook

 

Bought my unit as display model for $1750 from Best Buy (early February 2008). Here's my impressions so far. Design: Best looking all-in one on the market :) (review updated as of 04-29-08) Display: Good at 22" but LCD has inherent problems of ...

Stylish, good screen size, quiet operation.Pretty good RAM (expandable) & good disc memory size.

Sony really needs to work on keyboard, sound, & get rid of junk software.

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Product Specifications

Beautify your place of business, from the lobby to the corner office, with the Sony VAIO LT PC/Display, a high-performance PC cleverly tucked behind a gorgeous 22" widescreen LCD display with stunning XBRITE-HiColor technology. Elegantly framed with a transparent border to produce a stunning floating effect, the VAIO LT PC/Display is an astonishing PC showpiece that reflects corporate sophistication and class. With built-in 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN technology, a wireless keyboard and mouse and a wire organizing/concealing back panel, the VAIO LT PC/Display fits seamlessly into any office or reception area, liberating desk-space and curbing clutter with elegance and style.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB
Per Processor Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7in
Height:16.5in
Weight:21.4lbs
Width:25.3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:22in
Diagonal Size (metric):55.9cm
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050
Type:LCD display
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGC-LT15E/VGC-LT17N/VGC-LT18E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Mobile Intel PM965 Express
Data Bus Speed:667MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Digital and analog TV

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.5GHz/2.2GHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Intel
Max Supported Qty:1
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T5250/T7500
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB/4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

On-Site Warranty:On-site
Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:IDE

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:Serial ATA-150

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Type:Media center/Personal computer

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100/NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT
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