Sony Vaio VGN-CS11Z reviews and prices: 14.1" Laptop computer

8 customer reviews

This laptop is a good all rounder.

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7.8 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Sony Vaio VGN-CS11Z with Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 320GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Premium. DVD drive, 2.8 hours of battery See full product description

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mary, falkirk

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
great product, fast, plenty storage space good colour we always buy sony products and have told family and friends how mutch we like it would recomend it to anyone
Bad points:
not found any
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Nov 2008

robert, southend-on-sea

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
the look
Bad points:
always breaking
Overall rating 5.0
Battery life 5.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 5.0
Value for money 3.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Feb 2009

Thomas, Frankfurt/ Germany Music, gaming or video fan

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
- nice design
Bad points:
- lousy battery
- low performance
- loud
- broken fan and broken hardcase within 6 months -> bad quality
- worst notebook I ever had!
Overall rating 2.0
Battery life 2.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 5.0
Performance 4.0
Value for money 1.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 Jan 2009

Confirmed purchaser student

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
this is a beautiful lap top, very compact with an excellent screen and display. The keyboard is big enough and typing even for serveral hours is comfortable .
Bad points:
none so far
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Jan 2009

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 14.1
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 320
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Processor number P8400
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.26
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Firewire
Connections Wireless
Connections Bluetooth
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Built-in disc drive Blu-ray drive
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Battery life (Hours) 2.8
Weight (kg) 2.6
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card model number 9300MGS
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 128
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series 45PM
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:10
Width in cm 33.58
Depth in cm 24.5
Release date 2008-10-03

Also known as: Sony VAIO CS11Z/R, Sony VAIO CS11Z/T, Sony VAIO VGN-CS11ZT, Sony VAIO VGN-CS11Z/R

Laptop Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

Four luxury colours…
with matching accessories.

Designed to turn heads in a choice of four glittering bold colours with a piano coating finish inside and out. Choose from Sexy Red, Pure White, Youthful Pink or Black.

Complete the look with a wide range of specially designed accessories including colour coordinated cases and bags, mice and mousemats.

Isolation keyboard
Stylish isolation keyboard precisely designed for exceptional typing pleasure.

Crystal clear 14.1” widescreen display
Mid-size display offers a sensible compromise between mobility and screen performance. Sharp contrast and bright pictures with Sony X-black LCD technology.

Blu-ray Disc™ Combo Drive for HD entertainment
Watch thrilling High Definition movies with integrated Blu-ray Disc™ Combo Drive featuring future proof ‘read’ capability*.

Built-in MOTION EYE® camera
Instant video chat with friends and family using the 1.3 mega pixels built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone. With Picture Capture, you can even take a picture of yourself, personalise it with special effects and share it instantly with friends.

Sensor Touch AV controls
Quickly access movies, photos and music using convenient AV buttons on the front of the laptop. Audio visual control at your fingertips.

Powerful multimedia computing
Work faster and play longer at home or on the move with latest Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor technology. Up to 4GB of DDR2 SDRAM* memory for rapid file access and easy multi-tasking.

Large data storage with up to 320GB* hard disc drive for storing a vast amount of AV entertainment.

Cutting edge NVIDIA® graphics
High performance NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS graphics card with 256MB* VRAM for watching DVDs and playing games

Advanced wireless communications
Up-to-the-minute 802.11a/b/g/n (Draft-n) wireless LAN offers fastest possible connection speeds and widest reception range. Easily communicate cable-free with a range of devices via Bluetooth®. 802.11b/g for Russian models.

ltimate connectivity
A wide range of ports and sockets including S-video, i.LINK™, VGA, Express Card, Memory Stick™ and USB ensures excellent connectivity.

Fully equipped with VAIO entertainment software
Enjoy and create your own multimedia content with VAIO entertainment software :

  • VAIO® Movie Story : Create amazing home videos with three easy steps.
  • Click to Disc : Burn and edit your own discs.
  • VAIO® Media Plus: Connect to your home network and enjoy digital content stored inside your VAIO.
  • VAIO® Music Box: Play your favourite music according to your mood using the 12 tone analyser engine.

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