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alaScore 83

6 reviews

Sep, 2019

  • Negative

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sony VAIO TP2. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The design is also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price.

design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Sony VAIO TP2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony VAIO TP2 review


This cake tin-shaped PC has oodles of Sony style and everything you need for home entertainment. But is it worth the price?

Well rounded in both form and spec sheet, but just a little too noisy for our delicate ears

May, 2008

Expert review by : James Stables (

Sony VAIO TP2 review


Top quality - but how much would you pay for a PC in the living room?

Stunning performance ; Looks great ; HDMI available

Too expensive ; Over-powered

Undoubtedly the best media centre PC on the market, but at this price, there are more sensible options around.

May, 2008

Expert review by : Jesse Sutton (



Sony has never been shy about introducing new form factors or designs to the market, which is why it's no surprise to see the VAIO TP2 G home entertai...

Design, Blu-ray player, wireless keyboard with touchpad, HDMI output, 500GB storage

External USB TV-tuner, no battery

We like the new form factor, we like the Blu-ray player and we like the HDMI output, but the external USB TV-tuner should really be an internal device. That aside, the TP2G is a good performer and has a reasonable amount of space on board for media...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (



Sony's designed a nice looking unit in the TP-2, but its beauty proves to be only skin deep.

Unique design ; Pop-out ports ; HDMI connectivity

Expensive ; TV Tuner not integrated ; Living browser deserves to be dead ; Keyboard feels cheap ; Overbearingly white

Ultimately, the factor that makes the TP2 far less interesting than it really should be is that it feels like a product that should have been available at least two years ago. In the intervening period, we've seen no end of home A/V devices that cover...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Adam Turner (

Sony Vaio TP2 media centre


You're paying Sony top dollar for a media centre PC, yet you're still left to do much of the hard work.

You're paying Sony top dollar for a media centre PC, yet you'restill left to do much of the hard work. Media centres are notout-of-the-box products for the non-tech-savvy, they're forcomputer enthusiasts who like to tinker. Such people could build...

May, 2008

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I would have not bought this product if it were not classed as a laptop, this giving me the ability to salary sacrafice, therefore saving me 40 % off retail. However there is no other product on the market which seriously attemps to to merege all media...

Does the job ; Has pioneered future home entertainment

Gawdy asthetics ; Tacky and cheap feel ; External tuner ; More USB ports please

Apr, 2008