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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-C150P/B. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The portability is also appreciated. Comments about the keyboard and screen are different. Many are negative about the price and energy efficiency.

design, portability, usability

battery, sound, touchpad, energy, price

On average, users rate this product 55/100 and experts rate this product 80/100.

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Expert review by: Rich Malloy (



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

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: memphisjon (

"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

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: hal_rosan (

"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

May, 2007

Consumer review by: johnvs1 (

"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

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: dank67 (

"good over all small and portable"


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

bright screen, life fullsize keyboard

poor touchpad

Jan, 2007

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


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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


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


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)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


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


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



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

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950