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Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design is also appreciated. There are some critical reviews about the portability and sound. There are some mixed opinions about the performance.

screen, design, usability

value for money, sound, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

screen, design

value for money, sound, portability

65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570 Laptop (1.6-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB hard drive)

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Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570

 

WHAT'S HOT: The Sony VAIO PCG-GRX570 is the first notebook we've seen with a 16.1-inch screen--the largest yet for laptops. Set to its native resolution of 1600 by 1200, the huge new screen offers more viewable space than most 17-inch CRT monitors. The...

At 16.1 inches, this notebook's screen is the biggest we've seen yet on a portable, but you'll pay for it in size and weight.

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Sony Vaio GRX570 (1.7GHz Pentium 4-M, 512 MB, 40 GB, 8X DVD/CDRW, Windows XP, 16.1

 
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HardwareCentral - Sony Vaio PCG-GRX570 Review.

 

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Product Specifications

Boost your productivity and creativity with this new level in "mobile digital workstation" computing, featuring state-of-the-art mobile Intel Pentium 4-M power, turbocharged graphics, and large LCD screens! Stay connected with integrated 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet and V.90 modem. Hot-swappable multi-bay design allows internal removable CD-RW/DVD combo drive or optional second on-board battery for extended mobile power on the road. The Sony VAIO GRX Series' center Jog Dial control with back button provides fast navigation, plus MagicGate Memory Stick media slot allows fast, easy transfer of digital images and other important data.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.5in
Height:1.8in
Weight:8.2lbs
Width:14in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:16.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):40.9cm
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200
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-GRX570
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Jog Dial / Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

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) / 12x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:16x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium 4-M

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:512MB
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
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 7500
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