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Sony VAIO FE550G Notebook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sony VAIO FE550G Notebook. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the size and design are on the whole positive. The keyboard and performance are also appreciated. The reliability and durability get mixed views, while there are some negative comments about the usability.

screen, performance, keyboard, design, size


On average, users rate this product 66/100.

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Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

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Consumer review by: DBL-00-KEVIN (

"Okay laptop, not upgradeable, suchy operateing system"


the laptop is very nice at first but then i s... 

good for gameing

lame could use more ram

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: klmisic (

"Nice but died a premature death"


I purchased this pc in March of 2006. 19 mon... 

Overall nice unit

Reliability poor

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: steve_2006 (

"Overall a decent laptop , but the speakears are bad."


Got the FE570G 4 days back. Overall I like it... 

Display, keyboard, build quality, hard disk capacity

in-built speakers

May, 2006

Consumer review by: schmitty_78 (

"Great computer, great screen, etc except Sony only media"


The only other thing that I did not like abou... 

Fast, Reliable, Clear Screen, Nice Feeling Keyboard, Good Size

Sony only likes to make computers that work with Sony (i.e. only has a Sony Flash Reader rather than a multi-card reader)

May, 2006

Consumer review by: Silverjash (

"Cool, Kewl & Cruel"


Very fast surfing wireless, I guess it's due ... 

Beautiful screen, even prettier than Apple's 17" G4

Too many media components and software, gets confusing

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications

The VAIO FE Notebook features an Intel Core Duo processor for outstanding multi-tasking performance. It also boasts hardware solutions to power you through your most demanding tasks, including a super-fast 5400rpm Serial ATA hard drive and advanced DDR2 memory for ultra high-speed computing with low power consumption. The VAIO FE Notebook features a wider, brighter 15.4" widescreen display with XBRITE HiColor LCD technology, Sony's most advanced display technology yet. Screen movies with extraordinary color purity and saturation, even in the bright light of day. You can also access and enjoy your digital entertainment with ease with Windows XP MCE 2005 for intelligent control of your entertainment content. The VAIO FE Notebook supports ExpressCard, an emerging standard in smaller, faster PC card solutions. The VAIO FE also includes S-video, enabling convenient connectivity to TVs, cameras, projectors and more, while integrated 802.11 a/b/g/ wireless LAN and Bluetooth technology make it possible for you to easily connect to a broad range of networks and peripherals both inside and outside of the office.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size: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:667MHz




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


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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005


Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T2300
Type:Core Duo


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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive



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

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950