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Sony Vaio VGN-CR42Z/N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony Vaio VGN-CR42Z/N. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and reliability. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the battery and price.

performance, design, usability, reliability, screen

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony Vaio VGN-CR42Z/N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Sony Vaio VGN-CR42Z/N from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the design and durability. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the battery and price.

performance, usability, reliability, durability, design

price, battery

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO CR42S/P 14.1-inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1Ghz, 3GB RAM, 200GB HDD, Pink)Sony VAIO CR42S/W 14.1-inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1Ghz, 3GB RAM, 200GB, White)Notebook Sony VAIO VGN-CR42S/P Vista 3072MB 200GB pink

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Ameya (

Good investment of money


Brilliant laptop, works fast, nice looks, no heating at all,

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Sony VAIO CR42S/W Laptop - White


exellent, love this laptop, would reccommend to anyone.

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows Vista Home Premium


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Mobility Radeon X2300


Chipset Brand:Intel / Unknown
Chipset Type:965PM / Unknown
Processor:Core 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T8100 / T8300