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Sony VAIO AR840E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony VAIO AR840E. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the image quality and size. The usability and screen are also appreciated. The sound and performance get mixed reviews, while some have doubts about the battery and price.

design, screen, usability, size, image quality

portability, reliability, price, battery

On average, users rate this product 66/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony VAIO AR840E from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the image quality and size are overall positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but many are critical about the sound and price.

design, usability, screen, size, image quality

performance, portability, reliability, price, sound

40% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VGN-AR840E 17" Laptop (2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) Black

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: swetha001 (

Sony VAIO AR840E


Sony vaio AR note book is the lap top for new generation with some innovative is realy a digital studio laptop realy it's sound,clarity,spedd and all things are very special to it and a wontastic laptop.we get it in different colours...

1.3 megapixel cam,microphone,avilable in different colours


Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: karthickvr (

Multimedia Workhouse


The Sony VAIO AR laptop is the Digital Studio Laptop. It suits well for the Multimedia. This model comes with a built in 1.3 Megapixel camera and the microphone for both video and Audio chatting with family and friends. No need to buy a seperate web...

RAM, 1.3MP Camera, Display, Graphics

Costly, Battery life.

Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

The VAIO AR notebook is a multimedia powerhouse with a spacious 17" widescreen display featuring XBRITE-HiColor LCD technology and a built-in 1.3 megapixel camera and microphone for video chatting with family and friends. Backed by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, this blazing-fast, super-powerful notebook is the ultimate desktop replacement.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Max Resolution:1440 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:800MHz




Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 2x (BD)
Rewrite Speed:8x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Write Speed:8x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.1GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T8100
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT