Sony VAIO – VGN-TX630P/B 11.1″

Sony VAIO VGN-TX630P
MFR’s Description: The ultimate in cutting-edge technology and portability. The VGN-TX630P/B offers SmartWiâ„¢ technology, an integrated CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive, massive 1GB RAM and an XBRITEâ„¢ display.

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This laptop has a Charcoal-colored exterior.

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: Sony Electronics, Inc.
Company Website: SonyStyle.com (USA)
Model Name: VGN-T630P/B
Product Page: sonystyle.com
Type: Notebook/Laptop
Introduced: Fall 2005
Cost (MSRP/Street): @ $2299.99
CPU/Processor & Chipset
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Pentium M 753 (Ultra Low Voltage)
Processor Speed: 1.20GHz
Bus Speed: 400MHz
Cache Size: 2Mb
Cache Type: L2
Systemboard Chipset: Intel 915 GMS
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Screen Type: LCD/WXGA w/XBRITE technology
Screen Size: 11.1 Inches
Widescreen: Yes
Resolution: 1366×768
Video Memory: 128MB dynamically allocated
Video Out: VGA w/Smart Display Sensor
Touchscreen: No
Memory
Memory Capacity: 1GB (expand to 1.5GB)
Memory Slots: 1?
Memory Type: DDR2
Memory Speed: PC3200 400MHz
Shared With Video: Up to 128Mb (dynamic)
Storage
Hard Drive Interface: Ultra ATA
Hard Drive Capacity: 60GB (4200rpm)
Hard Drive Size:
Optical Drive: CD-RW/DVD-ROM, CD-R Write, CD-RW Write, CD-ROM
Battery
Battery Type: Lithion Ion
Default Battery Size:
Mfr Estimated Runtime: 4 – 7.5 Hours
Dimensions, and Weight
Weight: 2.76 lbs w/standard battery
Height: 0.83″ – 1.12″
Width: 10.7″
Depth: 7.7″
Networking
Wireless: Integrated, Cingular Wireless EDGE (Has Cingular SIM card), “SmartWi”, Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG
Wireless Type: EDGE, 80211b/g
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-TX
Modem: 56k V.90 modem
Input
Keyboard: 82-key QWERTY, w/DVD/CD/Volume & WANT Buttons
Mouse: Touch Pad
I/O Ports
USB Ports: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire (1394): 1x 4pin i.LINK (IEEE 1394)
PS/2, Serial, Parallel:
Infrared:
PC Card Slots: 1 Type I/Type II PCMCIA w/CardBus support
Flash Memory Card: Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro
Bluetooth: Yes
Port Replicator: Optional, Available w/additional ports
Other I/O:
Audio
Audio Chipset: Windows (WSS) compatible, Dolby Headphone/Virtual Speaker
Audio I/O: Built-in stereo speakers, Monaural mini-jack (microphone), stereo mini-jack headphone)
Software
Installed OS: Microsoft Windows XP Pro w/SP2
Drivers: esupport.sony.com
Included Software: SmartWiâ„¢ Connection Manager, Click to DVDâ„¢ – DVD Creation, DVgate Plusâ„¢ – Digital Video, SonicStage® – Digital Music, SonicStage® Mastering Studio software with MP3 encoder, VAIO Mediaâ„¢ – Network File Sharing, Image Converter – PSP Transfer
Adobe® Photoshop® Album Starter Edition, Intuit® Quicken® 2005 New User Edition, InterVideo® WinDVD®, InterVideo® Instant On, Microsoft® Works 8.0, Microsoft® Office® 2003 60-Day Trial171 Small Business Edition

Norton Internet Securityâ„¢ 90-Day Subscription – Norton AntiVirus®, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton Privacy Control, Norton AntiSpam®, Norton Parental Control, Intermuteâ„¢ SpySubtractâ„¢ 30-Day Subscription, Sony® VAIO® Update, Sony® VAIO® Recovery Wizard, Sony® VAIO® Support Central
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader:
Harddrive Shock Protection:
Hardware Passwords:
Other:
Warranty, Misc
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty (See Site), 1 year toll-free technical telephone support,
online/email support – www.esupport.sony.com

Reviews – Click on link for full review

Sci-Tech Today – November 2005 – 4.5 out of 5 – At $2,300, the TX630P offers a laundry list of features to complement the built-in EDGE support, excellent battery life, and light-as-a-feather portability. If price isn’t a factor, you’ll be lucky if you find anything better. If you don’t mind paying big bucks, the TX630P is the laptop for you.