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alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/S. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the usability and screen are on the whole positive. The price and reliability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical reviews about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/S from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the usability and screen. The price and reliability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the durability.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/L 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.16 GHz Intel Dual-Core T3400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) BlueSony VAIO VGN-NS235J/L 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.16 GHz Intel Dual-Core T3400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) Blue

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Sony VAIO NS-Series VGN-NS235J/L


If you're in the market for an all-around, everyday notebook, the VAIO NS235 makes an excellent choice. Sony has done an excellent job in bringing the price down on the NS series of VAIO notebooks without sacrificing on quality or features, so the...

Intel T3400 2.16GHz dual-core processor4GB ram250GB hard drive15.4" widescreen LCD displayBuilt-in WiFi and multimedia card support

The new Sony VAIO NS Series VGN-NS235J/L is an ideal notebook for your...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Ronnyice (

Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/S laptop


Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J/S laptop in Home use technology.notebook system type.Width:14.2in,Depth:10.6in,Height:1.5in, pentium Dual core T3400 processor.L2 cache memory.max 4GB/4 GB Ram installed size.DDR2 technology.serial ATA-150-5400rpm...

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May, 2009

Product Specifications

The VAIO NS series notebook is an ideal PC for your day-to-day productivity needs. With an Intel processor, loads of RAM, and ample storage, this notebook is equipped with the tools required to support your everyday computing endeavors. With a slim 15.4" form factor, the VAIO NS series notebook is easy to handle and great for on-the-go computing. Rounded corners and beveled edges make for easy insertion and removal from carrying cases and handbags.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)/5.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

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

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.75


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

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Color:Granite silver/Nightfall blue/Silk white/Sunset pink


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.16GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor Number:T3400
Processor Series:Intel Pentium T3000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Type:Pentium Dual Core

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:35583


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430/Intel GMA 4500MHD