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Sony Vaio VGN-NS30E/W review

Can Sony's budget laptop retain the gloss of its high-end offerings?

By  from What Laptop Issue 128
Product Type
Notebook
Hard Drive Capacity
250 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA 4500MHD
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Maximum Battery Run Time
4 Hour
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
FireWire/i.LINK
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Product Family
VAIO NS
Processor Model
T4200
Colour
White
Operating System
Windows Vista Home Premium
Brand Name
Sony
Processor Speed
2 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium Dual-core
Screen Size
39.1 cm (15.4")
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
Standard Memory
3 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.90 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
GM45 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1.28 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
X-black
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Height
38 mm
Width
360 mm
Depth
270 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
NS
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
NS30E/W
Product Name
VAIO NS30E/W Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
VAIO
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Manufacturer Part Number
VGNNS30E/W.CEK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Although a basic Notebook, the VAIO NS30E/W Notebook is full of style and features a slim profile for good looks and portability. With smooth rounded corners and edges, the VAIO NS30E/W Notebook sports a relaxed and natural form that looks good by your side.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • VAIO NS30E/W Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz

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