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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony VAIO TZ31MN/N. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 design and battery are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and price, while there are some mixed reviews about the performance.

portability, battery, design, screen, usability

price, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO TZ31MN/N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony VAIO TZ31MN/N from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the usability and portability.

screen, portability, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Stephen Patrick (

Sony VAIO VGN-TZ31MN/W notebook


With mini-notebooks like the Acer Aspire One and Eee PC 901 grabbing the headlines of late it's easy to forget that ultraportable notebooks you can carry around with you are nothing new. Sony, for instance, has made it a speciality of its range. The...

Great design, amazing battery life, has DVD rewriter fitted


The changes Sony has made to the Sony VAIO VGN-TZ31MN/W have been merely cosmetic to keep it in line with other ultraportable notebooks in this price category. However, we remain impressed with what's on offer. While this machine will never compete...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: TechRadar (

Sony VAIO VGN-TZ31MN/W review


An outstanding ultraportable and ideally suited to first-time buyers

Lightweight and robust build ; Good battery life ; Impressive spec

Disappointing performance

Needs verdict

Jun, 2008


Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (

Sony VAIO VGN-TZ31MN - Ultra-Portable Notebook


Sony updates its ultra-desirable TZ range - time to get your credit card out!

The VAIO VGN-TZ31MN is an evolution of last year's TZ11MN, but that's no bad thing - Sony's first TZ series machine did, after all, walk away with the award for best notebook of 2007 here at TrustedReviews. What the TZ31MN brings to the table is a...

Apr, 2008

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Sony VAIO VGN-TZ31MN review


This 11in Vaio is light and super-powerful – but will it be last laptop standing in the feisty ultraportable scrap?

A beautiful screen, great keyboard and amazing battery life make this well worth paying the Vaio premium

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: (



The Sony Vaio TZ3 is a professional notebook that measures a mere 28.19 centimetres, and weighs a mere 1.2 kilograms. Light and compact, its portability is unrivalled in the TZ Series of Sony Vaio Laptops. Sony launched a voluntary product inspection...

Sep, 2008

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Sony joins the ultraportable contest with a simply gorgeous mini-laptop. Mattew Sparkes finds out if it has enough to compete with the MacBook Air and Lenovo X300.

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VGN-TZ31MN


Lightweight, portable, fast, good colour and definition on the screen and good battery life

Power button in a funny place, could do with a lid locking mechanism.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Nigel (

Sony Vaio VGN-TZ31MN


Good all round performance, battery life very good, machine body is lightweight but well made

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Rebecca (

Sony Vaio VGN-TZ31MN


Tiny, weighs next to nothing, great battery life, does everything i need

more expensive than other laptops with a similar spec

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo U7000 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:29764 / U7600
Processor package size:35