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Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and screen. The usability and design also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the image quality and keyboard.

performance, design, usability, screen, durability

portability, battery, keyboard, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M Notebook

 

Sony and graphics… Besides a number of fine, small notebooks with

Aesthetically pleasing design ; High quality haptics ; Comprehensivly equipped with interfaces ; User-friendly input devices ; Very bright and high-contrast display ; Low temperature and noise emissions

Intefaces behind covers ; No separate numerical pad ; Limited 3D performance ; Low battery runtime

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Will Head (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M laptop PC

 

The Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M is the sort of laptop you can quickly pack away at the end of the day (it's light enough to carry from room to room), but it's powerful enough to be used in place of a desktop PC.

The Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M is a good performer that can even turn its hand to gaming. You won't get much more than an hour out of the battery, but given its size and weight you're unlikely to be using it on the move much anyway. The inclusion of a Blu-ray...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Will Head (techworld.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M laptop PC

 

Sony has had to make few compromises, so the Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M will suit many users.

The Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M is a good performer that can even turn its hand to gaming. You won't get much more than an hour out of the battery, but given its size and weight you're unlikely to be using it on the move much anyway. The inclusion of a Blu-ray...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

It was really easy to set up and start using. Incredibly fast and efficient.

Its quite heavy but that's about it!

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

Vaio software update. blu-ray player.

Vista .. slow... need to enable adminstrator account to install certain software..

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

Excellent all round laptop

very poor battery life

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

Solid build and performance

Poor screen lock position

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

It was really easy to set up and start using. Incredibly fast and efficient

Its quite heavy but that's about it

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

stylish portable desktop laptop

keyboard not brilliant, too easy to hit the wrong key

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AR51M

 

great performance, excellent desk-top replacement, built-in blu-ray dvd, sony name, screen/display, spec

battery life, not ideal for everyday portability

Feb, 2008
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