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Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M

The VAIO AR Series marks another industry milestone for VAIO in terms of both design and capabilities. With its high-resolution widescreen display, du...

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“Great!”

published 25/07/2008

ProEverything

Conskeyboard

I am very pleased with this laptop. It is fast, reliable has never broken down and is just generally great to work with. The whole feel of the laptop is great, you can really feel the quality. The screen clarity is great especially with the size of this screen. The keyboard is the only let down...

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“Vaio Wow?”

published 09/05/2008

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ConsA little costly

I love this laptop. It is a truly brilliant laptop and I have only managed to find one fault with it and that's the price. Looks The looks on this laptop are brilliant. Its just the right thickness and I love the black look. The keyboard and touchpad look good as well as does the traditional vaio...

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Excellent

published 04/10/2008

This laptop looks very nice and it is also very reliable as well, it also has a blue ray disc drive so it i worth the money

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Product Information : Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M

Manufacturer's product description

The VAIO AR Series marks another industry milestone for VAIO in terms of both design and capabilities. With its high-resolution widescreen display, dual-core processor and integrated Blu-ray optical drive, the AR Series is more than just a powerful mobile computer.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO VGN-AR61M - 17" - Core 2 Duo T7500 - Vista Home Premium - 2 GB RAM - 300 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Vista Home Premium

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 / 2.2 GHz / 4 MB Cache

Memory: 2 GB DDR2

Storage: 300 GB HDD / 4200 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti DL / Blu-ray

Display: 17" X-black 1440 x 900 / WXGA+

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT - 256 MB

Networking: 802.11a/b/g/n (draft) , Gigabit Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: Up to 1.6 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 41.6 cm x 30 cm x 3.4 cm

Weight: 3.8 kg

Localisation: Dutch / Netherlands

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 years warranty

General

MPN: VGNAR61M.NL3

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 / 2.2 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L2 - 4 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Front Side Bus: 800 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel PM965 Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino Duo

Memory

RAM: 2 GB ( 2 x 1 GB )

Max RAM Supported: 4 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Speed: 667 MHz / PC2-5300

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots:

Storage

Main Storage: 300 GB HDD / 4200 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD) / 2x (BD)

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Display

Type: 17"

Resolution: 1440 x 900 ( WXGA+ )

Widescreen: Yes

Features: X-black

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT - 256 MB

Total Available Graphics Memory: 1023 MB

Camera: Integrated webcam

Resolution (MP): 1.3 Megapixel

Resolution: 1280 x 1024

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Compliant Standards: Microsoft WSS 1.0/2.0, High Definition Audio

Audio Features: Sound Reality technology

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n (draft)

Wireless Controller: Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.90, ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Run Time: Up to 1.6 hours

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 0 free ) ¦ 1 x CardBus ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x ExpressCard/54 ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output ¦ 1 x audio / video - HDMI - 19 pin HDMI Type A ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output

Memory Card Reader: Yes ( SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo )

Software

Software Included: Adobe Photoshop Elements, VAIO Music Box, Adobe Premiere Elements, Skype, VAIO Recovery Utility 2.6, Google Picasa, Microsoft Works 8.5, Google Software Pack, Microsoft Office 2007 (Trial), Roxio Easy Media Creator 9, Microsoft Windows Media Player 11, Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.0, WinDVD BD for VAIO 8.0, Norton 360 (60 days trial), Sony SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.4, Adobe Reader 8.1, VAIO Content Importer / Exporter, VAIO Movie Story, Sony Click to Disc

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Localization: Dutch / Netherlands

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 41.6 cm

Depth: 30 cm

Height: 3.4 cm

Weight: 3.8 kg

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 2 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 2 years

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