Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S Review

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L12074385The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S is a stylish fashion mid-size notebook laptop that is designed to complement your style. It features a head-turning, textured exterior, and four USB ports. Besides that, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S also includes VAIO Movie Story software that allows you to edit digital videos and images. The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S is suitable for home usage. Besides that, it also features a Blu-ray Disc drive and a vibrant 15.4 inch LCD widescreen display that incorporates XBRITE-ECO technology that makes it perfect for enjoying high definition Blu-Ray Disc movies. In addition to that, it also features a built-in Motion Eye webcam as well as a microphone to allow you to stay connected with friends and family. It is available in dark blue, silver and white.

The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S measures 14.18 in x 10.63 in x 1.5 in (W x D x H) in dimension and weighs approximately 6.4 lbs. It comes under a one year warranty. The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S is powered by a Lithium ion battery that has the ability to provide up to 4 hours of battery life. It operates on an Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz (T5800) with an installed memory of 4 GB on its DDR2 SDRAM with a data bus speed of 800 MHz and an installed cache memory of 2048 kb. There is also up to 250 GB of capacity on its internal Serial ATA hard disk drive which has a hard disk rotation speed of 5400 rpm. The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S runs on a Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium and incorporates Intel Centrino 2 mobile technology. There is also a TFT Active Matrix that measures 15.4 inches diagonally with WXGA resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It also incorporates an Intel GM45 Express chipset that has a data bus speed of 800 MHz. The optical drive can support dual layer DVD+/- RW/ DVD –RAM. Optical drive read speed is at 24x for CD, 8x for DVD and 4x for BD while optical drive write speed is at 24x for CD, 8x for DVD+R, 8x for DVD-R, 4x for DVD+R DL and 4x for DVD-R DL. As for optical drive rewrite speed, it is at 16x for CD-RW, 8x for DVD+RW, 6x for DVD-RW and 5x for DVD-RAM. In terms of video features, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/L incorporates an Intel Graphics media Accelerator (GMA) 4500 MHD with up to 1750 MB of installed video memory. As for audio features, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S includes headphone jack, microphone-in, sound card and built-in speakers. In addition to that, there is are also built-in memory card readers including one SD card slot, one Memory Stick PRO, and one Memory Stick DUO. For expansion purposes, there is also an ExpressCard slot. Not only that, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S also has an integrated video camera. Input methods consist of camera, keyboard, and touchpad. Expansion ports include four USB 2.0, IEEE 1394a (FireWire), VGA out, RJ-11 (modem) and RJ-45 (NIC). In terms of networking, the Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S also features an integrated Wireless LAN as well as support for data link protocols including Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet. The Sony Vaio VGN-NS190 J/S also has a built-in fax/ modem with analog modulation protocols of ITU V.90 and ITU V.92.

“Introduced in the middle of September 2008, the VGN-NS190 model is the more advanced of the two models found in the Vaio NS series, including a Blu-ray drive and 4 GB of RAM vs. the VGN-NS140’s DVD writer and 3GB of RAM.” (ProductWiki, 2008)

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