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Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W121AX/T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W121AX/T. 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 performance and portability. The price and battery are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the sound. There are some negative views about the keyboard and size.

design, battery, price, portability, performance

reliability, size, keyboard

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W121AX/T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W121AX/T from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People really like the performance and portability. The price and battery also get good comments. Some have doubts about the keyboard and size, while there are some mixed comments about the sound.

design, battery, price, portability, performance

reliability, size, keyboard

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony VAIO VPC-W121AX/P 10.1-Inch Pink Netbook - Up to 7 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Starter)Sony VAIO VPC-W121AX/P 10.1-Inch Pink Netbook - Up to 7 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Starter)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Check email, instant message and connect to the Internet from virtually anywhere with the VAIO W series mini notebook. Perfect for every member of your household, this mini notebook packs Intel Atom processor into an incredibly lightweight, go-anywhere design. Created to provide the essential laptop experience, the W features a responsive keyboard and touch pad. And you can view full-width web pages without side scrolling on the super-crisp, high-resolution 10.1" LED backlit display.


Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery life (max):7
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Run Time (Up To):7hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes


Color of product:Brown
Product type:Netbook

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:10.1
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.7cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO W Series

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard


Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:82
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Internal memory:1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:1
Memory clock speed:533
Memory layout:1 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1


Color:Cocoa brown/Pink/Sugar white


Type: None


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Networking features:Fast Ethernet, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Starter

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Graphics:GMA 950
Graphics adapter:GMA 950
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n


GPS (satellite):N

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel 945GSE
Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel 945GSE
Number of Processing Die Transistors:47
Processing die size:26
Processor cache:0.512
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Diamondville
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.66
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:N280
Processor Number:N280
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor series:Intel Atom N200 series
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2.5

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: 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: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
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 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® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
Processor ARK ID:41411
Processor code:SLGL9
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:VAIO Care\nVAIO Media plus
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Starter
Trial software:Norton Internet Security 2009 30-Day


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:250
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:250

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950

Weight & Dimensions