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Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW285J/H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the resolution and design. The value for money and performance also get good views. Many are less positive about the build quality and usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW285J/H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-FW285J/B Battery


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-FW285J/B Battery from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

The VAIO FW series lets you enjoy premium mobility, power and style thanks to the Intel Core 2 Duo processor technology inside. Despite its large 16.4" display, FW series remains a compact and transportable notebook. Elegant contemporary styling ensures the FW series blends perfectly with modern interiors and looks good by your side when on the move. Get your popcorn ready. The industry's first 16.4" extra-wide display features perfect for viewing widescreen movies in their original cinematic format. Not only do the widescreen proportions minimize those annoying black bars during movies, they also offer an expansive workspace for viewing two pages side-by-side.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:16.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):41.7cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


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

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz


Color:Titanium gray


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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8600
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
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:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650