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Sony Vaio VPC-CA190X

Specifications

Sony Vaio VPC-CA190XNotebook: Sony Vaio VPC-CA190X (Vaio VPC-CA Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2540M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Vaio VPC-CA190X

60% Sony VAIO CA Series review
Source: Techradar English
With a weight of 2.3kg, the VAIO CA can definitely be carried around if needed. Be warned that the 39mm chassis is fairly bulky, however, so you'll need to clear some space in your bag first.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/19/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony VAIO C Series Hands-on
Source: Trusted Reviews English
We didn't get any indications of battery life or price, but availability is expected from the 21st of March. To be honest we're cautiously impressed, though it will all depend on how affordable Sony makes its colourful laptops. But considering the eminently reasonable pricing on its new S Series, we're hopeful these may come in at below £600, which – based on what we've seen so far - would make them great mainstream options.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/24/2011
Sony VAIO C Series quick video
Source: T3 English
Sony's C Series laptop isn't one for the faint-hearted. The 14.4-inch screen toting notebook comes in an array of colours, from nuclear-green to sunshine orange and sports a HD video camera and HDMI out. We doned our sunglasses for this first look video.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/22/2011

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 6470M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


2540M: Fast Dual-core processor clocked from 2.6 to 3.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.0) based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.


2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-03-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)