Sony Vaio VGN-TZ295N
SpecificationsNotebook: Sony Vaio VGN-TZ295N (Vaio VGN-TZ Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo U7700
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 11.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Price: 2500 euro
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Sony Vaio VGN-TZ295N
Source: Laptop Logic
Sony’s TZ is a well featured, highly portable notebook with great battery life. Most people will appreciate its sleek, modern design that is stylish yet understated. While the solid state drive speaks to the high tech used in this machine, it adds just as much to the price tag. At over $3,000 USD, the TZ won’t fit in most people’s budgets. In that price range, you can also consider trading some of the battery life for a larger screen and thinner design with competing models like Apple’s MacBook Air and Lenovo’s ThinkPad X300.
4 von 5, Ausstattung gut, Mobilität sehr gut, Preis schlecht, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/03/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 40% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90%
Source: PC World
The Sony VAIO design team must be ticked. Sony keeps producing geek-chic products like the VAIO VGN-TZ295N ultraportable laptop computer we tested, yet Apple gets all the attention with the MacBook Air. This VAIO looks great, and its screen is phenomenal. But for its lofty price, we'd accept no less than perfection, and it falls just short.
(von 100): 73, Leistung 59, Ausstattung 75, Preis sehr teuer, Display exzellent
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2008
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 30% performance: 59% features: 75% display: 95%
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).
The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.
U7700: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.
76.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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