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Sony VAIO VGN-FW290JRB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the portability and value for money are overall positive. The size and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-FW290JRB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-FW290JRB from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO FW Series VGN-FW290JRB NotebookSony 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

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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

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.3in
Height:1.5in
Weight:6.6lbs
Width:15.1in

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-FW290JRB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO / Sony VAIO FW Series

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

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

Networking

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
Type:BD-RE
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P8600
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:500GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
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