Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

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Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

The VAIO FS Notebook has an incredibly well- balanced design. It's slim and lightweight yet provides an exceptional 15.4" widescreen display with Sony...

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“To buy, or not to buy....??”

published 03/11/2005

ProLarge TFT Screen, DVD Recorder

ConsBattery problems

The Sony Vaio series have always produced a successful number of laptops. The FS285B isn't an exception. With its Intel pentium 4 capability, it is a very speedy laptop. With a 1.73GHz CPU and 512 DDR RAM, this computer runs liek a dream. With a huge TFT flat screen and an 80GB HDD, this laptop...

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Prowell well, not by might but specialty

Conswell not very much

well well well!!, i think this product from sony worth more than just a review.you need to get the taste to know what it means to have something of this nature. i think i have to tell you a bit about viao laptop made by sony.it's visual effect and sound system is of great reckon.all i can do is...

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Product Information : Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

Manufacturer's product description

The VAIO FS Notebook has an incredibly well- balanced design. It's slim and lightweight yet provides an exceptional 15.4" widescreen display with Sony's original XBRITE LCD technology and Smart Display Sensor. Plus, it delivers powerful performance for your everyday essential computing needs and growing multimedia entertainment demands.

Product Details

Product Description: Sony VAIO VGN-FS485B - 15.4" - Pentium M 740 - Win XP Home - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Home

Processor: Intel Pentium M 740 / 1.73 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 512 MB DDR2, 512 MB DDR

Storage: 80 GB HDD / 4200 rpm, 80 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD-Writer DL

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: Intel GMA 900

Networking: 802.11b/g , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: Up to 3.2 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 36.4 cm x 26.5 cm x 3.6 cm

Weight: 2.9 kg

General

MPN: VGN-FS485B, VGN-FS285B

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Pentium M 740 / 1.73 GHz

Cache: L2 - 2 MB

Front Side Bus: 533 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel 915GM Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino

Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, power-optimized processor system bus, Execute Disable Bit capability

Memory

RAM: 512 MB, 512 MB ( 2 x 256 MB )

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB, 1 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM, DDR SDRAM

Speed: 533 MHz / PC2-3200, 333 MHz / PC2700

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1, 0

Storage

Main Storage: 80 GB HDD / 4200 rpm, 80 GB HDD

Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) - fixed, DVD±RW (+R double layer) - fixed

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

Write Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2x (DVD-R DL) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL), 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 10x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW)

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Features: X-black

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: Intel GMA 900

Memory Allocation Technology: Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

Max Allocated RAM Size: 128 MB

Sound: Stereo speakers

Codec: Realtek ALC260

Compliant Standards: DirectSound3D, AC '97

Audio Features: High Definition Audio

Input

Type: Touchpad, keypad

Communications

Wireless: 802.11b/g

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.90, k56Flex, ITU V.92

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Run Time: Up to 3.2 hours

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x CardBus ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone mono 3.5 mm

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

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 36.4 cm

Depth: 26.5 cm

Height: 3.6 cm

Weight: 2.9 kg

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