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Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R

Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R
alaScore 75

11 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability and size. The keyboard and portability are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the build quality and value for money.

design, portability, keyboard, size, usability

value for money, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

portability, design, size, keyboard, usability

build quality, value for money

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-CS160J/Q 14.1-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Premium) BlackSony VAIO VGN-CS160J/R 14.1-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Premium) RedSony VAIO VGN-CS160J/P 14.1-Inch Laptop (2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Premium) Pink

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Product Specifications

With a CS series notebook, you can let your computer do the talking. Why own a stodgy PC that fails to reflect your personality and sense of style? Distinguished by lustrous high-gloss colors that truly make a statement, the CS series notebook was designed to fit into and express your style like no other PC can. Both inside and out, special personalized extras are abundant throughout the VAIO CS series notebook. From the specially engineered keyboard to the A/V slide controls to the pulsing LED lights, this fun-to-use notebook is packed with several innovative design and entertainment extras that will set itself and its owner apart from the crowd.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.6in
Height:1.6in
Weight:5.7lbs
Width:13.2in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-CS160J/P/VGN-CS160J/Q/VGN-CS160J/R/VGN-CS160J/W
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO / Sony VAIO CS Series

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Cosmopolitan pink/Dove white/Glossy black/Sangria red

Modem

Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 4x (BD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T5800
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Standard

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Notebook Type:Netbook/Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD
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