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SONY VAIO VGN-FZ31S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the connectivity and portability. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative reviews about the value for money and battery.

design, screen, portability, connectivity

battery, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the SONY VAIO VGN-FZ31S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 38 reviews)

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Review Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31Z Notebook

 

Entertainment Notebook with blu ray drive Sony's Vaio VGN-FZ31Z i

Nice design; High-quality impression; Compact case; HDMI port; Good office performance; Very bright display; Blu ray drive

Some parts get very hot; High-frequency noise of the fan under full load; No Recovery-CD/-DVD provided; Windows installation with a lot of pre-installed software; Unnecessary trial and advertisement software

If you want to enjoy the impressing quality of high definition entertainment also on the move, the Sony Vaio is a compact and mobile 15.4 inch notebook with nice look, which is completely HD-ready. At the time of writing it is available for about...

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Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31Z 15.4in Blu-ray Notebook

 

We take a look at Sony's top of the range 15.4in Blu-ray notebook.

All in all it's a pleasingly cohesive look; lacking the over the top chutzpah of many laptops and maintaining Sony's reputation for refined looks. That it lacks any of the glossy detailing so popular among many manufacturers is another distinct bonus....

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Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31Z

 

With Blu-ray seemingly victorious, Sony's latest VAIO looks to capitalise. But PC Pro's laptops editor Sasha Muller isn't totally convinced by the result.

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Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31Z

 

With the memory of HD DVD rapidly fading into obscurity, consumers can now buy into Blu-ray with new confidence. And fresh from the format's recent victory, Sony has also gone about refreshing its entire range of laptops with Intel's latest Penryn 45nm...

A Blu-ray writer and Penryn processor simply can't mask the disappointing battery life and high price.

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Amazon review summary for SONY VAIO VGN-FZ31S

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of SONY VAIO VGN-FZ31S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 8600M GS

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:965PM
Processor:Core 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:T8300
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