Pros

  • Good screen
  • Loaded software suite

Cons

  • Keyboard is a little scrunched

At A Glance

Sony hits with big screen, general-purpose entertainment for a budget-friendly price.

Manufacturer’s Description

A great value in a gracefully slim 15.5" notebook. With the power of an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, loads of RAM, and multimedia capabilities, it's the perfect PC for multitasking all you want. The extra-wide 15.5" LCD with XBRITE-ECO allows for an optimal viewing experience.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VGNNW125J/T
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 5.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.50 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.70 GB
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 27242776029
Manufacturer Part Number VGNNW125J/T
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO VGNNW125J/T Notebook
Marketing Information

A great value in a gracefully slim 15.5" notebook. With the power of an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, loads of RAM, and multimedia capabilities, it's the perfect PC for multitasking all you want. The extra-wide 15.5" LCD with XBRITE-ECO allows for an optimal viewing experience.

Product Model VGNNW125J/T
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series NW
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO VGNNW125J/T Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model WiFi Link 5100
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.2"
    Width 14.6"
    Depth 9.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 96.0 oz
    Color Walnut Brown
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T6500
    Processor Speed 2.10 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GM45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/34

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 80.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 4:13:46 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 332.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 382.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 275.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 482.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 564.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 736.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 282.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 836.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 233.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 10.58   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 8.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 8.69   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 7.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 5.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 488.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0