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Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the reliability and screen are overall positive. The durability and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the usability and portability. There are some critical reviews about the performance and keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

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keyboard, performance

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-UX490N/C 4.5-Inch Portable Computer (Intel Core 2 Solo U2200 Processor, 1GB RAM, 48 GB Flash Drive, Vista Business)Sony VAIO VGN-UX490N/C 4.5-Inch Portable Computer (Intel Core 2 Solo U2200 Processor, 1GB RAM, 48 GB Flash Drive, Vista Business)

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In my daily activities, sometimes i need to use a desktop PC anytime. But while on the go, of course it's impossible. For some purpose i can bring my laptop with me, but sometimes i can't bring my laptop with me because of limited space for gadget. Until


Product Specifications

The VAIO UX490 takes PC modernization to a new level by utilizing a Solid State Drive (SSD). Faster and more durable, the SSD provides quicker access to select applications and enhanced durability while conserving power. About the width and height of a postcard, this remarkably compact hand-held computer is designed for true PC performance on-the-go. A 4.5" widescreen display with XBRITE LCD technology delivers clean, crisp picture quality while an Intel Core 2 Solo Ultra Low Voltage processor and Microsoft Vista Business operating system provide full-sized PC performance.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:4.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):11.4cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Model:VGN-UX490N/C Micro PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touch-screen


Data Bus Speed:533MHz




Cellular Enhancement Protocol:EDGE
Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Type:Wireless cellular modem


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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business


Clock Speed:1.2GHz
Processor Number:U2200
Type:Core 2 Solo


Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Hard Drive Features:Solid State Drive


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:48GB
Notebook Type:Ultra portable PC
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950