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Sony Vaio VGN-TX2

Specifications

Sony Vaio VGN-TX2Notebook: Sony Vaio VGN-TX2
Processor: Intel Pentium M 753
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900 128 MB
Display: 11.1 inch, 16:10, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 89.5% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 85% mobility: 95%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-TX2

Sony VAIO TX Ultraportable Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
I really enjoyed using the Sony TX 770. We are starting to see more and more options in the ultra portable category, and this model is right up there. The wireless capabilities make this a perfect travel companion for those that are constantly on the move and need to have frequent internet access. Sony adds a bit of fun by allowing for instant on music and DVD use. Unfortunately, the laptop is expensive. I hope future models will incorporate a fanless design because the fan noise is constant and can be annoying. A faster hard drive would be nice as well. Overall, the Sony TX770 is a solid business-class ultra portable notebook.
umfangreicher Erfahrungsbericht eines Benutzers; online abrufbar

Preis/Leistung teuer, Mobilität sehr gut, Display gut
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/11/2006
Rating: price: 50% display: 85% mobility: 95%

Foreign Reviews

Sony Vaio VGN-TX2
Source: AON.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2006
Rating: price: 50% ergonomy: 80%
Superleichter Schönling
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/24/2006
85% Rechenzwerge
Source: Connect German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 85%
94% Luxuriöses Leichtgewicht
Source: SFT German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 94%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip with shared memory on Mobile Intel 915GM chipset. It is the predecessor of Graphics Media Accelerator 950. The performance can be compared with the Mobile Radeon 9000 (with a 64 bit memory bus).

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.


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


11.1":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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.

Sony reviews


89.5%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Sony Vaio VGN-TX2HP
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 733, 1.2 kg
Sony Vaio VGN-TX2XP
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 1.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Advent Verona
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Celeron M 743, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Acer TravelMate 3002WTCI
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 740, 12.1", 1.4 kg
Samsung Q1P
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 723, 7.0", 0.8 kg
Amoi T31
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Celeron M 373, 10.6", 1.2 kg
Asus W6
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 760, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Motion LS800
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 8.4", 1 kg
Averatec 4155
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Turion 64 MT-30, 13.3", 2 kg
Panasonic Toughbook CF-T4
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 12.1", 1.5 kg
Sony Vaio VGN-SZ1M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Core Duo T2300, 13.3", 1.9 kg
Samsung Q30 Plus
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 12.1", 1 kg
HP Compaq tc4200
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 750, 12.1", 2.1 kg
HP Compaq nc4200
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 740, 12.1", 1.8 kg
Benq Joybook S53
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 750, 13.3", 2.1 kg
Asus W6A
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 750, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Asus W5
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 740, 12.1", 1.8 kg
Alienware Sentia m3400
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 755, 14.1", 2.1 kg
Alienware Sentia m3200
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 760, 12.1", 1.9 kg
Acer TravelMate 3000
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 740, 12.1", 1.4 kg
Asus U5A
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 750, 12.1", 1.5 kg
Samsung Q1
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Celeron M 353, 7.2", 0.8 kg
LG LE1600
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 758, 12.1", 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portégé R200
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 12.1", 1.3 kg
Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook P1510
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 753, 8.9", 1 kg
Dell Latitude D410
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 750, 12.1", 1.8 kg
Averatec 4200
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 730, 13.3", 2.1 kg
Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 740, 12.1", 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude X1
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, Pentium M 733, 12.1", 1.1 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)