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Viewsonic ViewBook 130

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Viewsonic ViewBook 130. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and design. The usability and durability are also appreciated, but there are some negative views about the battery and performance. The price and screen get mixed views.

portability, durability, usability, design, keyboard

performance, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Viewsonic ViewBook 130 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Tech Staff (techradar.com)

Viewsonic ViewBook 130 review

 

A well-made and highly usable CULV machine with a stunning LED screen

Excellent keyboard ; Good portability ; Connectivity ; Build quality

Limited performance ; Reflective screen coating

Although this is not the fastest or longest to stay awake away from the power, the cost and build quality of this machine make it very appealing indeed

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Viewsonic ViewBook 130 review

 

If you're looking for something a bit bigger than a netbook, but can't afford a full-on ultra-portable, Viewsonic's ViewBook 130 could be of interest. This 13.3in laptop weighs 1.5kg, so it's light enough to carry around all day.

A thin and elegant ultra-portable, it's let down by poor performance and short battery life.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Cliff Joseph (reghardware.co.uk)

Viewsonic ViewBook 130 ultra-slim laptop

 

Very skinny 13.3in laptop that delivers much that the MacBook Air fails to.

But I don’t want to sound too harsh. The ViewBook is actually quite a nice little laptop: it’s light and easy to carry, and perfectly adequate for day-to-day tasks. Its main weakness is that it simply seems a bit over-priced when compared to other...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

ViewSonic ViewBook 130 review

 

Mock-metal plastic isn’t unusual in the sub-£1000 laptop price band but be aware that the ViewBook is trading on the prestige of a certain laptop hewn from more durable aluminium. Despite pretensions of mixing with the upmarket ultraportables, the...

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1

Battery

Battery life (max):8

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Design

Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500M / Intel GMA 4500MHD

Keyboard

Keyboard function keys:12
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1066 / 800
Memory layout:1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless compliancy:Wi-Fi

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Power Requirements:AC100-240V
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel GS40 Express / Intel GS45 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel GS40 Express / Intel GS45 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor:743 / SU7300
Processor cache:1 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor family:Intel Celeron Mobile / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.3
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:743 / SU7300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron M ULV 700 series
Processor socket:BGA956
Processor threads:1 / 2
Stepping:R0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:No / Yes
Intel 64:N / 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: 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: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
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:37135 / 42791
Processor code:SLGEV / SLGS6
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE4
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes

Software

Bundled software:Cyberlink YouCam 3
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:TrendMicro Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.7
Height:0.709
Weight:3.2
Width:13