Sony Vaio VGN AR71S reviews and prices: 17" Laptop computer

6 customer reviews
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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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8.0 out of 10 based on 6 reviews.
Sony Vaio VGN AR71S with Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 1.73 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Premium. DVD writer, 1.6 hours of battery See full product description
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Richard, Greenford Recording Engineer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very bright, sharp screen. Comes with very useful software.
Bad points:
Battery dies very quickly and when laptop is shut down, the battery loses its charge within 2 or 3 days
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 1.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Oct 2008

Barney, Kirriemuir

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Loaded features
Bad points:
Left and right mouse buttons on front edge
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 5.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Oct 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
style & power
Bad points:
battery life
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Sep 2008

Barry, wakefield

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
large clear screen, hdmi out, blu-ray, card readers,
Bad points:
touchpad too small, touchpad buttons badly placed (keep hitting them when not wanted), lid lock faffy to use, heavy
Overall rating 5.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 4.0
Size and weight 4.0
Performance 5.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 Dec 2008

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 17
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1440 x 900 (WSXGA)
Operating system Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 200
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Processor number T9300
Processor number T2370
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.5
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.73
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Connections Firewire
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Battery life (Hours) 1.6
Battery life (Hours) 1.58
Weight (kg) 3.8
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card model number GeForce 8600 MGT
Graphics card model number GeForce 8400 MGT
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 128
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series 965PM
Remote control Yes
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:10
Width in cm 41.6
Depth in cm 29.95
Release date 2008-06-17

Also known as: Sony VGNAR71J, Sony VAIO AR71S

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Powerful HD entertainment notebook with Blu-ray Disc™ drive (reader/writer)


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