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Sony VAIO VGN-C150P/B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The usability also gets good views. Many are negative about the touchpad and sound. There are some mixed comments about the keyboard and screen.

design, usability, portability

battery, value for money, energy, sound, touchpad

On average, users rate this product 55/100.

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Sony VAIO VGN-C150P/B

 

A head-turning design, good ergonomics, and lots of memory give this 13.3-inch notebook an edge over run-of-the-mill competitors.

Excellent battery endurance • Rugged design • Small footprint

Uneven screen brightness • Tiny keyboard • Tablet functionality costs more

Consumer review by:

"Beautiful design, ugly technology"

 

The Sony Vaio C series offers a lot in a rela... 

Looks stunning and has a great interface

Lacking in multimedia functions and high pitch noises

Consumer review by:

"Same issue with Vaio VGN-C290 re: noise"

 

I am experiencing the same issue as johnvs1. ... 

Nice aesthetic design, runs Vista OK

Emits high pitched whining sound when on battery power

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Consumer review by:

"Nice to look at - the rest is disappointing"

 

I am actually reviewing the VGN-C290, but pos... 

Style, Color Choices, Lightweight

Poor battery life, sluggish, high-pitched noise when not plugged in, abysmal customer support

Consumer review by:

"good over all small and portable"

 

over all nice size and style touch pad is ver... 

bright screen, life fullsize keyboard

poor touchpad

Product Specifications

With slick lines, and a chic design, the VAIO C Series notebook line is a functional fashion statement merging portability, power and style. Backed by an Intel processor, the VAIO C model also has plenty of power for high-speed computing and an energy-efficient battery life so you can enjoy games, music and movies longer - while away from home. Weighting in at about five pounds, the VAIO C notebook's lightweight design makes it portable enough to take anywhere. And the model's integrated wireless capabilities will be sure to keep you connected at hotspots and wireless networks - send e-mail from the sofa, share photos while lounging by the pool, or chat with friends from a cafe, campus or airport. The model also serves as a well-equipped home theater away from home. It features a 13.3-inch widescreen display with Sony's original energy-saving technology, so you can enjoy your favorite DVDs in brilliant colors and stunning clarity.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.3in
Height:1.5in
Weight:5.1lbs
Width:13in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-C150P/B
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol: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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T5500
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950
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