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Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-FW298Y/H. 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 are impressed by the performance, but there are some negative opinions about the battery and size.


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On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-FW298Y/H from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People really like the performance, but the battery and size get negative views.


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This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VGN-FW298Y/H 16.4-Inch Laptop (2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P9400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Ultimate) GraySony VAIO VGN-FW298Y/H 16.4-Inch Laptop (2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P9400 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Blu-ray Drive, Vista Ultimate) Gray

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Product Specifications

VAIO FW Series radically enhances your multimedia entertainment with a revolutionary 16.4" real wide display. Enjoy movies, games, photo slideshows and the Internet like never before with intense realism and detail. The larger display is also ideal for the office. Open two full size Explorer windows side-by-side and multi-task with ease. For a laptop with a large 16.4" screen, FW Series is remarkably compact and transportable. An ultra thin bezel has been used to fit the screen onto a compact chassis with the screen closer than ever to the edge of the bezel for a slim and streamlined appearance. A beautiful cylindrical hinge design with battery and hinge designed as one keeps size and weight light while ensuring maximum strength at one of the most vulnerable points of the laptop.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:6MB

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


Color:Titanium gray


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / 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 2.1 EDR

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) / 2x (BD-RE) / 2x (BD-RE DL)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.53GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T9400
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
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:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650