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Sony Vaio A790

Sony Vaio A790
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2 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Sony Vaio A790. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the resolution. The screen also gets good comments. Many are critical about the portability.

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portability

On average, users rate this product 100/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Vaio A790 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VGN-A790 17" Laptop (Intel Pentium M Processor 760, 1 GB RAM, 100 GB Hard Drive, DVD+R Dbl Layer/DVD+/-RW Drive)

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Sony VAIO VGN-A790

 

At 8.6 pounds the A790 isn't light, but it is relatively thin at just 1.8 inches. The 17-inch XBrite screen, always a favorite, delivers a mind-blowing 1,920-by-1,200 resolution—great for photo editing, gaming, and watching movies.

High resolution. Great screen. Good gaming performance

External TV tuner. Bulky dock

The Sony VAIO VGN-A790 is a powerful media-center notebook, and Sony's VAIO Zone is as good, if not better, than Microsoft's MCE solution.

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Product Specifications

The VAIO A790 Digital Studio notebook is packed with cutting edge technology. More than a PC, more than a TV, it's a feature packed multimedia solution including an AV entertainment dock that plugs you into a powerful TV tuner and personal video recorder, letting you watch and record your favorite shows. Viewing movies and documents on the 17" widescreen LCD display with XBRITE technology is a joy with crisp images and vivid colors. The DVD+R Double Layer / DVD

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11in
Height:1.8in
Weight:8.8lbs
Width:16in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-A790
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Modem

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

Multimedia Functionality

TV Tuner Type:Analog TV

Networking

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

Optical Storage

Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:760
Type:Pentium M

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X600
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