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WinBook V220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of WinBook V220. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The performance also gets good views, but many are critical about the portability and design.

price, performance, screen

design, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the WinBook V220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (

WinBook V220 Review [Bottom-line: run away from it]


Co-Published with Laptop Magazine: Solutions for Business and Life. The WinBook V220 is a desktop replacement best suited for those [...]

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (

WinBook V220


For penny-pinchers looking for a notebook that'll get them by, the WinBook V220 is an option, albeit a rather plain one.

Inexpensive. Good wireless performance. Nice screen.

Only two USB ports. Bulky.

The WinBook V220 is exactly what value notebooks once were: plain Janes with just enough juice to get by. But with value notebooks gaining share in the overall notebook market, other under-$1,000 players, such as the eMachines M5405 ($999), have more...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (

WinBook V220


The WinBook V220 is a big, budget laptop with a slick design, if not the fastest processor.

The $1099 WinBook V220 would make a handsome, capable home laptop for a budget watcher.

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : Eric Grevstad (

HardwareCentral - WinBook V220 Review.


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Oct, 2004

Product Specifications

Productivity has never been this affordable! WinBook V Series notebooks are packed with today's latest mobile technology at astonishingly low prices. With over 550 industry awards, the affordability and flexibility of V Series is sure to join the long list of award-winning WinBook notebooks.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Manufacturer:Micro Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:WinBook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:512MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Mirage