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Sony VAIO AR840E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the sound and build quality. The resolution and screen also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the touchpad and value for money. Views about the battery and performance are mixed.

design, screen, resolution, build quality, sound

value for money, touchpad

On average, users rate this product 66/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO AR840E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony VAIO AR840E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

design, screen, resolution, build quality, sound

performance, value for money, touchpad

40% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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

Consumer review by:

Sony VAIO AR840E

 

Sony vaio AR note book is the lap top for new generation with some innovative technologiese.it 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

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Consumer review by:

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.

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

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.8in
Height:1.3in
Weight:8.4lbs
Width:16.4in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-AR840E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

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

Networking

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
Type:DVD
Write Speed:8x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

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

RAM

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

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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
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