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Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the battery and usability. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the price and reliability, while views are divided on the screen.

performance, portability, design, usability, battery

sound, reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Comments about the battery and usability are on the whole positive. The design and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the screen. Some have doubts about the price and reliability.

performance, portability, design, usability, battery

sound, reliability, price

59% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P 14.1-inch Laptop (2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) PinkSony VAIO VGN-CR520E/P 14.1-inch Laptop (2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) Pink

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Step out and be seen with the portable, powerful and colorful VAIO CR notebook. This thin-and-light mobile masterpiece features an array of entertainment and design extras, including Stereo A2DP Bluetooth technology, AV controls, powerful, cutting-edge technologies and a comfortable, easy-to-clean keyboard. Watch all your favorite movies and shows in stunning clarity on the 14.1" widescreen display using XBRITE-ECO technology so you can see deeper blacks, brighter whites, true-to-life color and razor-sharp detail from almost any angle. Store your important documents, family videos and pictures on the roomy 320GB hard disk drive. Stay connected to colleagues, friends and family at home or on-the-go with real-time video conferencing using the integrated MOTION EYE camera and microphone.

Audio

Audio system:HD

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Design

Color of product:Red

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:14.1
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel X3100
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.358

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:82
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:3
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW

Other Features

Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92/V.90
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
TV-out:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:T8100
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.1
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:T8100
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T8000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478
Processor threads:2
Stepping:M0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:33916
Processor code:SLAVJ
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot: No

Software

Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.8
Height (front):0.831
Height (rear):1.51
Weight:5.49
Width:13.2