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Sony VAIO VGN-P19WN/Q

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-P19WN/Q. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and usability. The design and portability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the energy efficiency and price.

size, portability, design, usability, screen

performance, battery, price, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VGN-P19WN/Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-P19WN/Q

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-P19WN/Q from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and portability are generally positive, whereas there are some less positive comments about the performance and price.

portability, size

price, performance

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony Vaio P19WNQ 8-inch Netbook, Intel Atom Z520 1.33Ghz, 2GB RAM, 60GB HDD, Vista Business (Black)Sony Vaio P19WNQ 8-inch Netbook, Intel Atom Z520 1.33Ghz, 2GB RAM, 60GB HDD, Vista Business (Black)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: PC Plus (techradar.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN/Q review

 

Sony tries to give the netbook market an unneeded push upstream with its Vaio P Series

Nice design ; Good screen

Very poor performance ; A lot of software bloat ; Vista on an Atom

If the choice of OS was different then the score might be different. As it is, the P-Series is a bit of a let down considering its price and specifications

May, 2009

Consumer review by: Amir (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

Small light weight wonder Great options Good compatibility with windows OS like vista and windows 7

very slow speed very bad graphics speed when watching videos etc very slow hard drive

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Dilesh (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

Good design i found the keyboard very easy to use. very light. took it to tenerife. It was perfect for me.

Battery life though good could be a lot better having the standard battery with 6 to 8 or more life would be a dream. with the extended around double that. my system came with vista. that was a bad move to power hungry and slow. but windows 7 is good....

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

Superb design, as per the norm from this manufacturer, size, weight, quality of the screen and ease of use, thoroughly recommend to anyone

Battery Life and i have both small and extended life batteries, chews through battery time far too quickly.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Bob (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

seems quite slow

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

good size

very slow. Very poor video/DVD playback.

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Desmond (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

Should have been given option of Windowsd 7 upgrade!

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: graham (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

size

none

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

Size, weight, performance

price & battery life

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: colin (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio VGN-P19WN

 

The product is small but not too small,very light in weight which makes it very easy to carry around,as compared to say a 15 inch laptop. Keyboard size excellent with very positive keys. Styling very slick with a quality feel to it.

The one and only bad point is the speed of the thing - whether this is down to the Vista Business system being installed in it I do not know, but I do find that for the money I paid for the product and its performance in this respect,that I am very...

Nov, 2009
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):2.75

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Color of product:Black
Product type:Netbook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:8
Display Resolution:1600 x 768
HD type:Not supported

Graphics

Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.76

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory clock speed:533

Networking

3G: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR

Other Features

Display:LCD
Graphics:GMA 500
Graphics adapter:GMA 500
Wireless Technology:802.11b/g/Draft n

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:47
Processing die size:26
Processor:Z520
Processor cache:0.5
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Silverthorne
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.33
Processor front side bus:533
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:Z520
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom Z500 series
Processor socket:PBGA441
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):0.96
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:N
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: Yes
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:35466
Processor code:SLB2H
Processor package size:13
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:4200
Hard Drive Capacity:60
Hard Drive Interface:Ultra-ATA/100
Hard drive speed:4200
Host interface:Ultra-ATA/100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.72
Height:0.78
Weight:22.6
Width:9.65