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Sony VAIO SR Series VGN-SR51MF/P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Sony VAIO SR Series VGN-SR51MF/P. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and performance are generally positive. The size and portability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the energy efficiency, and there are some negative opinions about the price and durability.

design, portability, size, performance, usability

battery, screen, durability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sony VAIO SR Series VGN-SR51MF/P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: gina (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


not many

Battery lasted 8 months. Screen broke after 2 years.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Faiz (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Pretty looking.

Poor Battery life.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: michael (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Quality of screen


Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Dan (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Excellent design and size, and does what it should. Keyboard is very comfortable to use and very easy to keep clean.

Case scratches easily, quite light construction and case for lots of use on move, CD tray in particular is flimsy. Also, does not allow screen to be a larger desktop size, limited options.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Norlia (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


It carries s o n y 's name.

Average perfomance. There was no recovery disc. Short battery life.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: John (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Everything about it. Perfect for my needs.

Couln't find any.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Fast working notebook, extremely light and protable. Big storage space and decent RAM.

Haven't come across any as yet.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Dan (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


Lovely design, very good weight for it's size, much better than the Dell Lattitude it replaced. Wasn't sure about keyboard at first but have found it to be very usable. Touchpad works well and great finish.

You cannot set the desktop size to anything larger than 1280 x 800 and I prefer larger. The 64bit operating system does not support MS Groove (not strictly an issue with this laptop but a shock and am seeing if I can downgrade to W7 32 bit which...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Juliet (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


looks smart, easy to use

Not sure about battery life, enjoy the games already loaded e.g. solitaire, freecell etc so may be this uses battery up more quickly.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Vaio VGN-SR51MF


excellent laptop, nice looks, brilliant performance

no bad points what so ever

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications


Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3


Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.290

Optical Drive

DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P7000 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:36734