Hewlett Packard, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, Lenovo, Sony, Fujitsu, Alienware, MSI and Apple…in case you haven't realized yet, these are the names of the best producers of laptops in the world. Each of these companies offers many models of notebooks, with different features, and for today we'll focus on just one of the companies – Sony.
Sony is a large multinational company that is originally from Japan, and has the headquarters in Tokyo. It is also one of the largest media conglomerates with huge revenues of around 78 billion dollars (in 2008). Sony was founded in 1946 by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, and in time it developed more and more. Today it has subsidiaries and sells its products all over the world and has thousands of employees. Among the products offered by Sony, there are: consumer & professional electronic equipments, communication & information-related equipments, semiconductors, electronic devices & components, batteries, chemicals, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music, PlayStation, Blu-ray and many more. And as we mentioned earlier it is also one of the best producers of notebooks, with its laptops called VAIO.
So for today we'll discuss more about one of the best Sony laptops, and we'll choose the Sony - VAIO Laptop with Intel ® Core ™ i5 Processor - Jet Black, Model: VPCCW 27 FX/B. This can be considered a premium laptop, and it offers top features at quite a high price (979 dollars). It is not such a big laptop, and has a widescreen backlit LED display with a size of 14 inch. The maximum resolution offered by this screen is 1600 x 900. It is not heavy either, and its complete dimensions are:
- Product Height: 1.5 "
- Product Width:13.4 "
- Product Weight: 5.3 lbs.
- Product Depth: 9.2 "
The color of this specific model is black, and its battery is a 6 cell Lithium Ion battery. But now let's get to the "heart" of any computer which is the processor, and this one has an Intel Core i5 processor at a speed of 2.4 GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 2.93 GHz ). So this is quite a really good processor, that will offer you a good speed at about any computer activity you will do. The RAM memory is also a powerful one, offering 4 GB of DDR 3 memory, which can be expanded up to 8 GB. The hard drive offers plenty of space for about anything you may want to store, and it has 500 GB (5400 rpm). The optical drive is a Double - layer DVD ± RW/ Blu-ray Disc/ CD-RW, so this one is really good too. You will be able to read and write CD-s and DVD-s, also to write them on both of the sides, and also to benefit from the latest technology in this domain – the Blu-ray discs. The graphics engine is a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330 M GPU, with a video memory of 512 MB (dedicated) and 2263 MB total available memory.
Like most of the notebooks today this one also comes with a built in webcam, and a wireless connectivity for easier access to the internet. The networking parameters are: Built-in 10 Base-T/ 100Base- TX/ 1000Base- T Fast Ethernet (RJ 45 connector) and the laptop such as PCGA-BP1N, VGP-BPS2 and VGP-BPS3 also has Ethernet ports. Speaking of ports it has a HDMI port too, so you can connect it to a High Definition TV and enjoy movies at a high quality. It also has Intel® High Definition Audio support and its battery can last for up to 3 hours and 30 minutes. The pointing device is a multifinger electrostatic touchpad and it also comes with an installed version of the latest operating system from Microsoft, the Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Besides this it also has included software such as Microsoft Works SE 9.0; Sony Creativity Suite and more. And in case you care about the environment, you should know that this laptop is Energy Star Qualified.
So after all it is a really good laptop, that offers top features at a top price and can be a really good choice for anyone who is willing to spend around 1,000 dollars to buy a laptop.