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Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and durability are generally positive. The screen and size also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the portability. The performance and price get negative reviews.

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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 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony VAIO UX490N/C Micro PC from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People really like the image quality and durability. The screen and size also get good opinions, but there are some negative comments about the performance and price. Comments are divided on the portability.

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67% 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)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Dian Melydia (



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

Apr, 2009

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


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch
True Resolution:WSVGA

Display (Projector)

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

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows Vista Business


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Media Accelerator 950


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


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Clock Speed:1.2GHz
Processor:Core 2 Solo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:U2200
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