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Sony VAIO PCG-R505EL

Sony VAIO PCG-R505EL
alaScore 70

17 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the build quality and sound. The value for money and portability also get good reviews. The design and performance get mixed comments.

screen, portability, value for money, sound, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO PCG-R505EL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO PCG-R505EL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony VAIO PCG-R505EL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

screen, portability, value for money, sound, build quality

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO R505EL Laptop (1.13-GHz-M, Pentium III , 256MB RAM, 30GB hard drive)

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Small Computer perhaps to small

 

Lightweight, scroll bar, removable docking station w/CD,

keyboard to small, hurts wrists, neck, back due to this

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Product Specifications

With the stylish VAIO R505 SuperSlim Pro series, you get the best of both worlds. Inside this incredibly small notebook is an exceptionally powerful PC. With its striking design and enhanced functionality, the R505 provides plenty of performance and versatility seldom seen in notebooks - until now. It is specifically designed for mobile professionals expecting the best in functionality and durability.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.4in
Height:1.3in
Weight:7.3lbs
Width:11in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
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-R505EC/PCG-R505EL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Jog Dial / Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:133MHz

Modem

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

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:16x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

Clock Speed:1.13GHz/1.2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium III-M

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:512MB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics
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