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Sony Vaio VGN-NR11S/S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Sony Vaio VGN-NR11S/S. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the size and price are overall positive. The performance and screen also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed comments on the connectivity and image quality. Some have doubts about the portability and battery.

design, screen, performance, price, size

battery, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony Vaio VGN-NR11S/S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony VAIO VGN-NR11S review


A great all-round laptop with a funky design

Stylish design ; Excellent battery life ; Brilliant screen

Not a very powerful machine

An attractive and highly usable laptop that delivers a great battery life

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (

Review Sony Vaio VGN-NR11S/S Notebook


Office bargain. Notebooks from Sony do not always have to cost a

Ansprechendes Design; Kompaktes und robustes Gehäuse; Angenehm zu bedienende Eingabegeräte; Helles Display; Niedrige Hitze- und Geräuschemissionen; Gute Akkulaufzeit möglich

Gerät bietet lediglich die notwendigsten Ports; Mäßige Blickwinkelstabilität; Mäßige Leistungsdaten

Oct, 2007

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Great screen and all the power I need for a Laptop

Not really any

May, 2009

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Brilliant computer, great value for money. The design is sleek and functional. I was aprehensive about windows vista, but not problems so far.

One key faulty

Dec, 2008

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Light weight, easily taken to family and friends, great for my boys 9 and 12 years.

Could have done with a built in webcam.

Nov, 2008

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The speed is very good.

Nov, 2008

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the mouse touch pad doesn't work, and will not connect to the internet via the modem or via wireless without a lot of hassle, apart from that its brilliant

Nov, 2008

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Style, Weight, Speed and performance...

Vista...... Some people might like it but I don't know of any....

Nov, 2008

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keypad. size of screen. colour. design.

weight - too heavy. sometimes some of the keys stick so the letter doesn't type first time.

Oct, 2008

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looks great and does every thing i wount it to do fast.

battary life isnt the best but still good enough

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications


Front Camera: No


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Resolution:1280 x 800


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA X3100


Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal Memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 1


Bluetooth: No

Optical Drive

CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:16
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8

Other features

Battery Type:VGP-BPS9/B
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: Yes
Modem type:V92/V.90
TV in port: No
Wireless Technology:802.11a/b/g

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):9
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing Die size:143
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.5
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:65
Processor Model:T5250
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series
Processor Socket:Socket 478
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65, 35

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Processor ARK ID:T5250
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Bundled software:- VAIO Music Box, Windows Media Player 11\n- VAIO Content Importer / Exporter, WinDVD 8.0 for VAIO\n- Google Picasa\n- Easy Media creator 9, Click to DVD 2.6\n- Adobe Reader 8.1, Microsoft Works 8.5,\n- VAIO Recovery Utility - HDD recovery, Skype, Google pack
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Home Premium


Card reader integrated: Yes
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:4200
Total Storage Capacity:200

Weight & Dimensions

Height :3.79