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Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W211AX/P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sony VAIO W Series VPC-W211AX/P. 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. People are impressed by the price and design. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably. The keyboard and portability get mixed comments, while some have doubts about the software and durability.

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On average, users rate this product 82/100.

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Consumer review by: WVComputerGuy (pcrush.com)

Defective Product and horrible customer support.

 

After another 34 minutes on the phone with Sony I was advised to post this here. It is really about customer service not the computer. I spent a non-trivial amount of time typing and fact checking this letter. I offered to email it to them. I offered...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Defective Product and horrible customer support.

 
May, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (pcrush.com)

Great Yet Pricy Netbook

 

This beautiful netbook is THE BEST LAPTOP I HAVE EVER HAD! (emphasis on the never) This is my first Sony netbook that I purchased nearly a month ago, and so far, the only problems I have faced are unreliability at times when you are running pretty...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Great Yet Pricy Netbook

 
Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: RUAPRINCESS (pcrush.com)

*** STYLISH, RESPONSIVE, AND PORTABLE ***

 

This is the newest model (W211AX) of Sony's Netbooks and has a extended battery life. While others may complain of the battery- I like the fact that it elevates the netbook up towards you. Depending on the surfing you do- you may have a bit less...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (pcrush.com)

*** STYLISH, RESPONSIVE, AND PORTABLE ***

 

This is the newest model (W211AX) of Sony's Netbooks and has a extended battery life. While others may complain of the battery- I like the fact that it elevates the netbook up towards you. Depending on the surfing you do- you may have a bit less...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

STYLISH, RESPONSIVE, AND PORTABLE ***

 
Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (pcrush.com)

Keyboard shortcomings, no 5GHz wifi, sound poor

 

Love Sony products, but on this one they screwed a few things up. For a touch typist, the right shift key is almost useless it is so small. Second issue on many of the newer Sony notebooks is that they went cheap on the WiFi and used a chipset which...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Keyboard shortcomings, no 5GHz wifi, sound poor

 
Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:5200
Battery life (max):8
Battery performance:5200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Pink
Product type:Netbook

Display

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

Graphics

On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:Integrated

Keyboard

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

Memory

Internal memory:1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:1 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Display:LCD
Graphics:GMA 3150
Graphics adapter:GMA 3150
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n

Performance

GPS: No
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
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel NM10
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel NM10
Number of Processing Die Transistors:123
Processing die size:66
Processor:N450
Processor cache:0.5
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Pineview
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.66
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:N450
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Atom N400 series
Processor socket:FCBGA559
Processor threads:2
Stepping:A0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):5.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: 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: 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:42503
Processor code:SLBMG
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Software

Bundled software:PMB VAIO Edition\nVAIO Care\nVAIO Media plus
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Starter
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.09
Height (front):1.08
Height (rear):2
Weight:2.93
Width:10.6