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Sony VAIO A240B (Pentium M 755 2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB HDD)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews of Sony VAIO A240B (Pentium M 755 2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB HDD). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and portability. The durability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reliability. Opinions about the battery and image quality are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO A240B (Pentium M 755 2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB HDD) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 user reviews of Sony VAIO A240B (Pentium M 755 2 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB HDD) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the performance and durability. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably. The battery and image quality get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Mikey (

Good Buy for the Price


It has all you need except the ESD strap and is good quality product . This will not last a life time of abuse but as all which anyone needs for computer repairs. The kit is not too expensive for students to buy and should last the time they learn...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: (

Acceptable for the Price


No additional comments

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (



great tool set


Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: bob (

Good Deal


This toolkit has almost everything you need to do simple repairs the only notable exception is ESD protection ie ESD wrist strap. It looks to be cheaply made, but performs very well. It has survived students in my computer lab at college i attend..

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: dodgeman426 (

Good for the price!!!


It has everything you need in the kit except an anti-static bracelet. Some of the tools seem a little cheaply made but so far everything works fine.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Miguel8654 (

Nice kit


Nice Kit, Nothing more i need for simple repairs

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Martin (

unless you build a kit your self this is great


I have lots of tools but that are scattered every where. I wanted a tool kit I could depend on having everything I needed in once place including the soldering iron. This has most of everything and have used it now for projects and quite happy with it....

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Fonzie223 (

Nice Tool kit


Nice tool kit, covers most if not all the tools to trouble shoot and fix most computer problems. very handy

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Beau (

Acceptable Value


I was slightly disappointed that this tool set did not come with a ground strap, but on rereading the product description it does not list one. After reading so many descriptions of similar kits, I just assumed that would be a standard item.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: RAVEY (

Great Product


Cost little and a great product!!!

May, 2011

Product Specifications

The 65-Piece Tool Kit features the most popular tools for repairing or upgrading common electronic devices. All tools are fully demagnetized to protect your computer's hard drive or magnetic media from damage and each tool is conveniently stored in a custom designed case. Kit includes: 9 Pc. Allen wrench set, 10 Pc. Cotton Swabs, 2 Batteries, 2-Way Mini Screwdriver, 1 Phillips, 1 Flat, 2-Way Phillips/Regular Screwdriver, 3 Anti-Static Cleaning Wipes, 3.5 oz. Pressurized Air, 4.5" Side Cutter, 5" Long Nose Pliers, 5" Wire Stripper, 6 Pc. Precision Screwdriver Set, 6" #1 Phillips Screwdriver (150 mm long), Screwdriver-to-Socket Adaptor, Anti-Static Wrist Band, Black Zipper Case, Flashlight, Flat Head (5,6 mm), IC Extractor, Min Vacuum Cleaner with 3 Attachments, Pen Knife, Phillips Head #1 & #2, Precision Clamp, Reversible Ratchet, Sockets (1/4", 10 mm, 11/32", 3/16", 3/8", 5/16", 6, 7, 8, 9mm, Socket Holder, Solder Reel, SolderWick, Soldering Iron 110V/30W, Spare Parts Box, Squares (R0, R1, R2, R3), 3-Pronged Parts Retriever, Torx (T10, T15, T20, T25, T8). PRODUCT FEATURES: Perfect for the do-it-yourself enthusiast; Designed for electronic maintenance; Demagnetized to protect magnetic media; High quality craftsmanship.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Rewrite Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.6GHz/1.8GHz/2GHz
Processor Number:350/725/745/755
Type:Celeron M/Pentium M


Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/40GB/60GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 9200