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Sony VAIO SZ71WN/C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Sony VAIO SZ71WN/C. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and reliability are on the whole positive. The performance and screen also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the price and keyboard.

portability, screen, performance, reliability, battery

keyboard, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO SZ71WN/C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ronald Tiefenthäler (notebookcheck.net)

Review Sony Vaio VGN-SZ71WN/C Subnotebook

 

Lightweight Design The noble SZ series by Sony was again redesign

Compact size; Solid case; Switchable graphics; Long battery life; Slim display; Even illumination; TPM security chip; Fingerprint reader; Very high brightness; WWAN for fast HSDPA; Port replicator; Switch for WLAN/Bluetooth; About 1.8 kg weight

No Recovery-CD/-DVD included; Reflecting display; Wobbly keyboard; Only two USB 2.0 ports; Excessive Windows installation; Unnecessary trial and advertisement software; High price

Unfortunately, Sony missed the opportunity to also improve the keyboards and the fan control. Furthermore, we did not like the pre-installed advertisement software. Despite new available competitor subnotebooks and UMPCs, the Sony Vaio SZ71WN/C is...

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD Audio / Intel HDA
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery life (max):5.5

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 5:3
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1280 x 768 / 1280 x 800
HD type:Not supported

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Networking features:10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T

Other Features

Audio system:HD Audio / Intel HDA
Battery Type:VGP-BPS10
Display:LCD
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.90/V.92
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:802.11a/b/g / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n (draft)

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):12.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:T9300
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor core voltage (AC):1.062 - 1.150
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.56
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:T9300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T9000 series
Processor socket:Socket P
Processor system type:Up
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33917
Processor code:SLAYY
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:Adobe Photoshop Elements, VAIO Recovery Utility, Microsoft Works 8.5, Protector Suite QL 5, Adobe Reader 8.0, Roxio Easy Media Creator 9, WinDVD for VAIO 8.0, Microsoft Windows Media Player 11, Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.0
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business
Trial software:Microsoft Office Ready 2007, Norton 360

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD, xD / MS Duo, MS PRO
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:200

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.21
Height:0.858
Height (front):0.858
Height (rear):1.3
Weight:3.95 / 3.97
Width:12.4