“ Sony VAIO VGN-SR19XN - Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz - RAM 3 GB - HDD 160 GB - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - GMA 4500MHD Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 - WLAN : Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) - TPM - fingerprint reader - Vista Business - 13.3" Widescreen TFT 1280 x 800 ( WXGA ) X-black - camera „
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This laptop was a replacement for a much more expensive and better built machine (it had the magnesium alloy case) and straight away you notice the plasticky case of this laptop which gives it a feeling of being less robust and of less quality. The casing has now scratched several times and so looks quite shoddy now as the black shows through the silver coating.
The specification is reasonable for the price but is certainly not a rocket in computing terms. The screen and keyboard are brilliant and I suppose these are two of the biggest factors you work with on a daily basis plus the trackpad works well and is sensibly positioned in the centre of the space bar so typing is unhindered from accidental brushes from your palm.
There is a finger print scanner which allows you to log into Windows and pasword protected websites once you have registered your finger prints - it works well but how you run your finger over the scanner determines the success of the scan!
I have this laptop in a docking station and the docking connector underneath the laptop has a thin metal band around it which has been bent out of shape and so docking is now difficult.
All other features have a positive influence on your experience such as the built in webcam and mic so no concerns there.
At 13.3 inches it is a great size for me as it is portable, reasonably powerful and does what it needs to do.
Have some fun with the VAIO SR notebook. It's one stylish computer with a serious capacity for R and R. Listen to music. Watch a movie. Or create your own movies on the plane. But it's not just fun and games. The SR can handle any work situation. And, at 1" thin, you can have your tools and toys in one carry-on. Business travel just got a lot more fun.
Don't be deceived by the demure profile of the Sony VAIO SR series notebooks. Inside this incredibly small notebook is a very powerful and capable PC. The i.LINK interface gives you the ability to connect to a Sony digital Handycam camcorder. Once connected, the included Sony DVgate and MovieShaker software lets you capture, easily edit and create full motion digital movies complete with transitions, effects and music. And with MagicGate memory stick media you can quickly and easily transfer digital data, text, graphics and images between equipped the SR series notebook and digital camcorders, still cameras, and more!