Sony Vaio VGN-A250


Sony Vaio VGN-A250Notebook: Sony Vaio VGN-A250
Processor: Intel Pentium M 725
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon 9200
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.4kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 66% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-A250

66% Sony VAIO VGN-A250 Review
Source: Laptop Logic English
There isnt enough to dislike about the Sony VAIO VGN-A250 that would convince me to not consider owning one. It has one of the most unique and attractive designs found in a laptop. Although its a bit bulky to carry around, the A250 is actually lighter then other desktop replacements from Toshiba and HP. The 15.4-inch WXGA screen with XBRITE is an absolute stunner. Movies, pictures, and Windows in general appear to be richer, brighter, and sharper than non-XBRITE screens. It should also be mentioned that there are competing XBRITE technologies, such as HPs BrightView and TruBrite in Toshibas. The integrated Dual-Layer DVD burner, Wi-Fi LAN, ports, and multimedia software adds to its list of great features. The machine is above average in performance but it makes it up by running incredibly quiet and cool.
3.3 von 5, Display sehr gut, Emissionen sehr gut, Leistung gut, Verarbeitung gut, Mobilität sehr schlecht
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2008
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 30% workmanship: 80% emissions: 90%


ATI Mobility Radeon 9200: It is a DirectX 8.1 capable laptop graphic card, which is only comparable with the performance of integrated graphic cards. However, for old games it is still sufficient. It is a higher clocked ATI Mobility Radeon 9000.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Pentium M: With Intel chip set (855 or 915) and Intel WLAN also available with the name Centrino (name for the package).
In the comparison very fast per megahertz and very modest with weaknesses in floating point operations.
It is also available as a low voltage version with very small current consumption.

725: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.4 kg: This laptop is heavy below average, compared with the average of notebooks. Therefore especially desktop replacements fit in this class of weight.

Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

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66%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Sony Vaio VGN-A250
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-11-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)