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Sony VAIO FX101

Sony VAIO FX101
alaAverage 3.5

6 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sony VAIO FX101. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

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Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Sony - Vaio PCG-FX101

 

The Sony Vaio PCG-FX101 is strange. This is because it looks very ordinary. It looks suspiciously like any other OEM notebook, knocked-up from cases bought in bulk from some Taiwanese factory and full of bog standard ...

At the end of the day, the FX101 falls flat on its face because of what it doesn't have - no floppy drive, a meagre 64MB of memory, and no DVD-ROM (or even CD-R/RW drive for getting those hefty video files off the machine). Although the price sounds...

Jul, 2001

Expert review by: Dominic Bucknall (What PC?)

Sony VAIO PCG-FX101

 

An affordable laptop that frustrates as much as it delights.

A nice notebook that doesn't disappoint in speed or its general spec. However, battery life is woefully inadequate, and its flimsy build quality will ensure its time is limited as a travelling companion.

Jun, 2001

Product Specifications

Sony's approach to lifestyle integration is represented by the VAIO concept. VAIO is a graphical interpretation of the convergence of the analog and digital worlds. The Sony VAIO PCG Notebook is the most powerful, feature-loaded notebook of the bunch. The ultimate all-in-one design, mobile workstation - it's the perfect choice for the road warrior. At just 2.98 lbs. light, and measuring only 1" thin, this notebook is an ideal travel companion and the perfect mobile entertainment PC solution. Sony's exclusive Jog Dial navigator is an intuitive device control for adjusting volume, brightness, selecting and launching applications, scrolling and browsing. Quickly launch applications with just a twist of the dial and a single click.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:128KB

Configuration

DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control:Unknown
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
TV Output:Not Applicable
Wireless LAN: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.5in
Height:1.9in
Weight:5.7lbs
Width:12.8in

Display

Aspect Ratio:4:3
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:XGA

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm
Technology:TFT active matrix

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition:Unknown
Netbook: No
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):k.A.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCG-FX101
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:66MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

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

Networking

Type: None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x
Type:CD-ROM

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Clock Speed:600MHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor:Celeron
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:Unknown
Type:Celeron

RAM

Installed Size:64MB
Max Supported Size:512MB
Technology: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:10GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business