The Sony Vaio PCG: Thin, Compact and Sensible

Having the advantage to carry work anywhere is the advantage of having a laptop. Many who switched to laptop from desktop computers are mainly for the portability feature. If you are just getting a laptop then you would need some thinking on which laptop to get amidst the sea of shiny and various colors, sizes and features of laptops out in the market.

With our fast paced world everyone seems to be always moving and always on the go. Having to carry a luggage for a laptop would be inconvenient. It would be nicer to have a laptop that works as much as a full size laptop but are smaller and lighter. Sony has come up with the answer on the Sony Vaio PCG-TR3A.

This Sony laptop is very light only tipping the scale at 3.11 pounds with the supplied battery included. It is ultra thin measuring 10.6 L x 7.4 W x 1.4 H inches. It displays a 10.6-inch flat panel XBRITE LCD using a 1280 x 768 native resolution. This is responsible for the amazing and brilliant vibrant screen when watching movies and photo editing.

It has a built in 1 GHz Pentium M processor. This processor is designed specifically for low power mobile usage. Sony designed this laptop to be efficient in power saving which will help your batteries to last longer. Your battery life is up to 7 hours.

A 40 GB hard drive space is available with this thin notebook. The supplied RAM is 512 MB and can be upgraded to 2.05 GB. It uses the Windows XP Home Edition as its Operating System or OS. Besides from the preloaded OS it also features Microsoft Works for your word and spreadsheet documents.

The Sony PCG-TR3A is packed with a collection of Sony multimedia software such as PictureGear Studio and Network Smart Capture (digital photo), DVgate Plus (digital video), and SonicStage (digital music). Other preloaded software includes Intervideo WinDVD and Norton Internet Security Center 7.

It comes with an integrated swivel camera at the top of the screen. This allows you to capture 640 x 480 still images and live video (motion JPEG) that can be directly saved to your hard drive. This laptop comes along with 2 USB 2.0 ports used to connect a wide range of peripherals from digital cameras to MP3 players. To connect digital video camcorders it comes with 1 Fire Wire which is also known as IEEE 1394 or i.Link, 1 RGB monitor port, 1 PCMCIA or PC card slot and a headphone and microphone jack.

Network connectivity and entertainment is ensured with the 54g wireless LAN and combo CD-RW and DVD drive. You can also set up a home connection with DSL cable modems.

If you would be buying a laptop, check on the features of the computer that would best suit your tasks. Most importantly you would need to check on the four basic parts of a computer. Check on other factors such as size and weight if you are particular with these as well. All in all just make sure that when you get a laptop, the laptop works best for you.

Looking for the optimum laptops in the market? Check out the Sony Vaio VGN series. If you don’t want lugging around with a full size laptop, get the Sony Vaio PCG ultra functional thin and light notebook PC.

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