Sony® VAIO W Series VPCW217AG PC Review
Sony Vaio CW Series VPCW217AG is a stylish Notebook with a soft textured blue look. It is compatible and reliable with 32-Bit Windows 7 Starter Edition. It is powered by Intel Atom processor N450. The configuration is 1.66 GHz speed, 667 MHz FSB, 512 KB L2 cache, Intel NM10 Express chip set, 2 GB DDR2 SD RAM (maximum)- 320 GB storage, 10.1 high resolution wide screen, easy to type isolation keyboard, 6-cell battery support upto 5 hours of use, integrated wireless local area Network 802.11b/g/n. Windows 7 Starter edition is also provided with this laptop.
The keyboard assures more comfortable operation while wide area network connectivity helps you to enjoy the internet, outside and inside the house. Battery is available with an option of 5 hrs, and 1.5 hrs of battery backup, so a user can choose any of them as per his requirement. It is Eco- friendly , with the usage of recycled materials. Combining with the integrated memory controller, it provides enhanced performance and system responsiveness with support for Microsoft DirectX® 9.0 and Shader Model 3.0. Built-in Bluetooth unleashes the power of communication by enabling swift wireless data transfer with minimum power consumption.
Sony VAIO W Series VPCW217AG is an excellent notebook from Sony. The CPU is developed for Intel atom processor, combined with integrated memory controller. The configuration includes Intel atom processor (N450,1.66 GHz), Intel NM10 express chipset, 667Mz memory bus, 512 kb l2 char memory, 2GB pre installed Ram (max), 320 GB hard disk, Intel Graphics accelerator 3150, TFT colour display, 1.33 kg weight, 2.1 standard version Bluetooth, intelligent touch pad, built-in stereo speaker and monaural micro phone. The maximum resolution of display is WXGA (1366*768).
- FIVE – Multimedia Dimensions
Multimedia dimensions includes: VAIO media plus, VAIO control centre, VAIO gate, PMP VAIO edition, battery care function, magic visual effect, webcam companion, VAIO care, VAIO Transfer support, VAIO updates, VAIO Recovery Centre, Norton 60 days Free Trail. Other available softwares are Ever Note for VAIO, Adobe reader 9, Microsoft Office Professional 2007 (60days trial), MacAfee Pc security (30days trail).
- FOUR – Connectivity and Interface
It supports wireless connection with wide area network coverage through GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA/HSUPA, EDGE. It includes Integrated wireless Local area Network 802.11b/g/n – Peak 11Mbps (802.11g) / 150 Mbps (802.11n), 2.1+EDR Bluetooth. External Interfaces are high speed USB 2.0, 1*Microphone stereo mini jack, 1*Headphone stereo Jack, 1* Network (Rj-45) connector (10Base-T/100base-Tx), 1* DC IN, 1* Display output connecter (analogue RGB, mini D- Sub 15 mark*1).
- THREE – Enhanced CPU and Display
Type of processor used is Intel 450- 1.6GHz speed. The chipset used is Intel NM10 Express chipset. It has 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM that is maximum. The graphic installed is 3150 Intel graphics Media Accelerator. It has 320 GB Hard disk. The Diagonal Screen size is 10.1 wide, the Maximum resolution is WXGA 1366*768 with TFT colour display technology.
- TWO – Power and Slots
Battery used is VGP BPL-18 Lithium-ion that supports 5 hours battery life. Another battery option is VGP BPL-18 Lithium-ion Battery with 1.5 hours battery life and the adaptor used is VGP-ACAC19v39. Slots are memory stick Duo that are compatible with PRO-HG with Magic Gate function, and SD memory card that is SDHC compatible.
- ONE – Audio, Camera and Keyboard.
This laptop is compactable in Intel High definition sound chip. It has built-in stereo speakers and monaural microphone. Keyboard has approx 16.5mm key pitch/1.2mm keystroke and 82 keys. It also uses an intelligent touch pad. The Front side camera has effective pixel at 640*480 resolution.
This is one of the best products from Sony. It has a attractive look with good configuration. This notebook provides an enhanced performance for productive use.