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Sony VAIO FRV28

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and design. The performance and value for money are also appreciated. There are mixed views on the battery and resolution, and some have doubts about the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO FRV28 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Sony VAIO FRV28

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony VAIO FRV28 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO PCG-FRV28 Laptop (2.8-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 40 GB hard drive, DVD-RW/CD-RW Drive)Sony VAIO PCG-FRV28 Laptop (2.8-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB DDR RAM, 40 GB hard drive, DVD-RW/CD-RW Drive)

Product Specifications

It would be hard to get more for your money than you get with the VAIO FRV Series Notebook. No matter what your budget, you don't have to give up exceptional performance or stylish design! The FRV28 delivers top-notch performance and stylish good looks at a price you won't believe. Let this ultra-compact and lightweight unit - weighing just 7.72 lbs. - inspire you. With the VAIO FRV28, featuring an integrated DVD-RW/CD-RW drive and an exciting library of included software titles (many exclusive to Sony), you can power through your workload and still have plenty of time and creativity left to burn your own CDs and DVDs, create digital photo albums, edit your home movies, and so much more!

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in
Height:2.2in
Weight:7.7lbs
Width:13in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCG-FRV28
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:8x (CD) / 1x (DVD)
Type:DVD-RW
Write Speed:16x (CD) / 1x (DVD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Radeon IGP345M