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Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M

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... It also has other usefull features such as a memory card reader and really simple to use Sony software. I have no regrets!... Read review

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Community Level 1chris.webb...

chris.webb.88

Great!

AdvantagesEverything

Disadvantageskeyboard

"...and really simple to use Sony software. I have no regrets! ..." Read review
25.07.2008

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Community Level 2Jammie1000...

Jammie1000000

Vaio Wow?

AdvantagesEverything

DisadvantagesA 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 logo on the top of the laptop. The huge 17 inch screen just helps make this laptop look the part. A great all round looking laptop. '''Functions''' I ..." Read review
09.05.2008

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Community Level 0boufrahi92

Quick review of Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M

"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
04.10.2008

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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.

General

MPN VGNAR61M.NL3
System 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
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Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 0

Storage

Main Storage 300 GB HDD / 4200 rpm
Interface Serial ATA-150
Optical Drive DVDRW (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 1.3 Megapixel
Capture Resolutions 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 802.11 a/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 Hi-Speed USB - 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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