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SONY VAIO VGN-NR21S/ S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of SONY VAIO VGN-NR21S/ S. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and usability. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the size and durability.

performance, screen, design, usability, price

portability, durability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the SONY VAIO VGN-NR21S/ S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for SONY VAIO VGN-NR21S/ S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of SONY VAIO VGN-NR21S/ S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the usability and price are overall positive. The design and performance also get good feedback, whereas the size and durability get less positive opinions.

screen, performance, design, price, usability

portability, durability, size

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO FW31E 16.4-inch Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 2Ghz, 4GB RAM, 400GB HDD, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470, Vista Home Premium)Sony VAIO AW21M/H 18.4-inch Laptop (Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4Ghz, 4GB RAM. 400GB HDD, Blu-ray, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M, Vista Home Premium)Sony VAIO AW21M/H 18.4-inch Laptop (Core 2 Duo P8600 2.4Ghz, 4GB RAM. 400GB HDD, Blu-ray, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M, Vista Home Premium)

May, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony VAIO VGN-NR21Z/T 15.4in Notebook

 

Sony gives its entry level NR Series notebook the Penryn treatment and Andy sees if it's worth getting the chequebook out.

Nov, 2011

Recommended!

Expert review by: Mike Jennings (alphr.com)

Sony VAIO VGN-AW21XY/Q

 

Only an elite few machines soar above the £2,000 mark, and laptops like this hugely-expensive Sony VAIO need something special to justify the outlay.

The RGB LED screen, Blu-ray writer and awesome specification result in the best all-round desktop replacement on the market.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-NR21M laptop review

 

The Sony Vaio VGN-NR21M is a stylish machine with decent performance, provided you're not looking for something to play games on. It's a bit big to carry around with you everywhere, but it makes good use of its additional size. Perhaps the most...

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AW21M

 

No breakdowns, speed of processing when using Office and lotus software for spread sheets and databases. The screen has a sharp image at all time, and it's HD capability is good. The Blue ray DVD read / Write drive is now very good

Internal disk failed this year after four years. The original software for the Blue ray drive needed a lot of updating for it to work

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Marcus (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AW21M

 

options for different memory card slots

Color - I have a silver grey Notebook and I find that it scratches easily, perhaps sony could make Notebooks that are scrach resistant - Also choice of colors i.e white ; Screen - The screen I have is glossy and I get alot of glare and reflection -...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: norman (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-AW21S/B

 

excellent for blu ray burnig and storing lots of data for AVCHD and photographs

vaio is more trouble then it is worth

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader / No
Firewire: Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino 2 / Centrino Duo
Intel Centrino Technology:Centrino 2 / Centrino Duo
Media Centre Edition:No / Yes
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows Vista Home Premium / Windows Vista Ultimate
RAM Type:DDR2 SDRAM
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 8400 MGT / GeForce 9600MGT

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:45PM / 965GM / 965PM
Processor:Core 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:P8600 / T5450 / T9550 / T9800
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