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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 review of Sony VAIO VGN-FW290JRB. The average rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the price and screen. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the reliability, and there are some less positive views about the usability.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony VAIO VGN-FW290JRB from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Comments about the price and screen are overall positive. The size and portability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the usability. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

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This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW290JRB - Core 2 Duo P8600 / 2.4 GHz - Centrino 2 - RAM 4 GB - HDD 500 GB - BD-RE - Mobility Radeon HD 3650 - Gigabit EthernSony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW290JRB - Core 2 Duo P8600 / 2.4 GHz - Centrino 2 - RAM 4 GB - HDD 500 GB - BD-RE - Mobility Radeon HD 3650 - Gigabit Ethern

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Watch your favorite movies in high definition from virtually anywhere with the VAIO VGN-FW290JRB notebook. It features an optical read/write Blu-ray Disc drive as well as a stunning, extra-wide 16.4" XBRITE LCD display. Plus, the 16:9 aspect ratio minimizes those annoying black bars you see when playing widescreen movies and is ideal for viewing two websites side-by-side. You can also enjoy your HD entertainment on your compatible HDTV via the HDMI output. In addition, the blazing fast Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 4200rpm Serial ATA hard drive enable high-speed computing and gaming. An integrated camera and microphone make it easy to stay connected to colleagues and friends while advanced built-in wireless technology provides a boosts in wireless connection speed and range.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:16.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):41.7cm
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO / Sony VAIO FW Series

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz




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


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit 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
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8600
Type:Core 2 Duo


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


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650