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Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN. 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 size and keyboard. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably. The price and image quality get less positive opinions. There are mixed comments on the connectivity and usability.

performance, portability, design, keyboard, size

battery, image quality, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Stephen Patrick (pocket-lint.com)

Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN notebook

 

When you think of fully-featured ultraportable notebooks, the first company that comes to mind is Sony. After all, it produces more small and portable machines than just about any other company. For all its lack of connections, the Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN...

Powerful, lightweight design, good battery life

Pricey, awkward design

For all its lack of connections, the Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN is an impressive business notebook. It takes the latest Centrino 2 technology and uses it to great effect. If you're looking for a stylish and powerful business tool, this makes more than just a...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Phil Barker (techradar.com)

Sony VAIO VGN-SR19VN review

 

A highly portable and stylish laptop delivering the latest Centrino 2 technology

Stylish design ; Powerful performance ; Stunning screen

Limited connectivity ; Average battery life ; Varied build quality

The SR19 is a great all-rounder, but in this case the Centrino 2 platform failed to offer a marked improvement over previous-generation models.

Jul, 2008

Expert review by: (channelpro.co.uk)

Sony VAIO VGN-SR19XN

 

Discover why Sony's new ultraportable takes its place on the A List

We knew the SR19 would be challenging for a place on our A List the moment we set eyes on it. This laptop may have a price of around £800 exc VAT, but the quality of its design and the number of genuinely useful extras it packs in make it appear like...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Sony VGN-SR19VN

 

The Sony VGN-SR19VN is a VIAO laptop form Sony that has a reputation of being ultraportable. It is equipped with an Intel 2 DUO core processor and a 4GB RAM. The Hard Drive is 200GB and it has a DVD Burner double layer optical drive. The VGN-SR19VN...

The screen, keyboard and battery life make this a great, lightweight, machine for working on the move. However, it lacks the overall processing power to be your sole PC, which is frustrating, as it’s a really smart little laptop. Sony VGN-SR19VN is...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

brightness of the display

booting (slow) , battery life

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

Weight & Connectivity

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

light, fast, good quality, looks sexy, much nicer to use than most other Windows laptops on the market

a few poor design choices, could've had better quick-option buttons, i would've preferred a scrolling volume wheel rather than having to press Function+F3/F4 buttons

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

Excellent design and very good on performance. Small and compact.

Battery wobbles a bit.

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

Compact size / overall functionality

Screen images too small

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: PETER (reevoo.com)

Sony Vaio SR19VN

 

WI-FI FACILITY IS EXCELLENT.

PORTABILITY COULD BE A BIT BETTER - IT COULD BE E BIT LIGHTER (IN WEIGHT). IT COULD ALSO BE CHEAPER. IT COULD COME WITH MORE PROGRAMMES.

Jan, 2009
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery life (max):3.5 / 5
Battery recharge time:3.7

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Video capturing speed:30

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1280 x 800

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.125
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3470 / Intel GMA X4500MHD
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.3 / 1.4

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:800
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Networking Type:Fast Ethernet

Optical Drive

CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:16
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Battery Type:VGP-BPS13A/B
Display:LCD
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Type:V.92/V.90
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:802.11a/b/g/Draft n / 802.11a/b/g/n

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):8.5
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GM45 Express / Intel PM45 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:P8400
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.26
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:P8400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series
Processor socket:Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
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: No
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: No
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: Yes
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):N
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:35569
Processor code:SL3BU
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security Suite\nMicrosoft Office Ready 2007

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, MS PRO / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 200

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.21
Height:1.34
Weight:4.19
Width:12.4