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Sony VAIO AW120J/H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Sony VAIO AW120J/H. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the performance and size. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably, but the battery and portability get critical opinions.

usability, screen, price, size, performance

portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO AW120J/H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony VAIO AW120J/H from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the performance and price. The reliability and screen also get good comments. There are some mixed views about the portability, while there are some critical reviews about the battery.

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-AW120J/H 18.4-Inch Laptop (2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista PremiumSony VAIO VGN-AW120J/H 18.4-Inch Laptop (2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Premium

Jul, 2018

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Great value for the price, if I were to build it on sony it came out to over $2300 vs $1,299.

18.4" is just amaizing. Yes, its a big laptop, I use it for movies, school, work and somepraphics, im very satisfied so far

due to its size its harder to carry. thats the price for the 18.4" screen

Apr, 2009

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Awesome machine


USB hub nullifies lack of ports. Realize that if you want longer battery life you'll need to set it to lower power usage levels which will sacrifice picture quality that you probably bought the machine for.

18.4" of digital love. Amazing XBR picture. Much better than ANY laptop I've had. Heck, it's a better picture than my ViewSonic 24" desktop panel. Blu-Ray and HiDef is truly fantastic. I really use a numpad a lot so a full size keyboard with numpad is...

Only 3 USB ports. Looks like they had to give up a port to have the HDMI output, so that's a worthwhile sacrifice, I guess. Additional batteries are prohibitively expensive ($215 or more) and runtime is as low as 1 hour, which considering the size of...

Mar, 2009

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a good Laptop


Excellent monitor you should watch your DVD with thi smonitor to beleive it . when its on docking and you are using your docking and side speakers it works like small home theater system . very fast ,loads the window in blink of an eye . i read reviews...

Wonderful Screen

Rather heavy to take to the office

Dec, 2008

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Sony VAIO AW120J/H Laptop


I really love my Sony laptop. It is much better than my old Toshiba. I purchased it a month ago as I had an accident with my old laptop and some water, so I decided on this one as it had a really good write up about it from other users and it had...

Excellent in every way.


Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

The VAIO AW notebook is an HD multimedia powerhouse boasting an 18.4" extra-widescreen display with XBRITE-FullHD LCD technology. It`s designed to maximize LCD space while minimizing chassis size, this user-friendly notebook packs a powerful punch with Blu-ray Disc technology, external NVIDIA graphics and Intel Centrino 2 processor technology.

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:18.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):46.7cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO / Sony VAIO AW Series

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz


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


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / 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) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 5x (BD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.26GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8400
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:4GB
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



Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT