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Sony VAIO VGN-Z691Y/B

Sony VAIO VGN-Z691Y/B
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6 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the portability and keyboard are overall positive. The sound and size are also mentioned favorably.

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On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony VAIO VGN-Z691Y/B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony VAIO VGN-Z691Y/B from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony VAIO VGN-Z691Y/B 13.1-Inch Laptop (2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 Processor, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive, Vista Ultimate) Black

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Best Lapotop I've Ever Owned

 

"I have the 690 CTO (configured almost identically to this one), and I use it for everything...essentially a desktop replacement machine for me. I love the high resolution display - you just can't beat Sony's displays. The 16:9 aspect ratio means I...

FAST, 64-bit OS, VERY light, Newest Intel CPU, Display (1600 x 900), cool even while gaming, Topside DVD Eject button

Keyboard keys wear (get shiny) very quickly (within a week of constant use on the F, J, T, N and Spacebar)

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Product Specifications

Built tough for business, the VGN-Z691Y/X VAIO Z notebook fuses portability with power. Barely tipping the scales at 3.4 pounds with standard battery, the Z also features a scratch-resistant 13.1-inch XBRITE-DuraView LCD and comes encased in durable, premium carbon fiber to withstand the rigors of the road. This mobile workstation is backed by powerful yet efficient Intel Centrino 2 processor technology and a hybrid graphics system that lets you select your graphics performance on the fly - no reboot necessary.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:6MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.3in
Height:1.3in
Weight:3.3lbs/3.5lbs
Width:12.4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.3cm
Max Resolution:1600 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:VGN-Z691Y/B/VGN-Z691Y/X
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO/Sony VAIO / Sony VAIO Z Series

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:1066MHz

Modem

Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem/Fax / modem / cellular modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth/Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:BD-RE

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.66GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:P9600
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino 2
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS / Intel GMA 4500MHD
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