Sony Vaio VGN-TX670P/B (11.1″ WS, Intel Pentium M ULV, 2005)

Summary: 11.1″ WS, Intel Pentium M ULV, under three pounds

Similar Laptops:
– North American version of Sony VAIO VGN-TX1XP
– Replaced by Sony VAIO VGN-TX770P
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Product Name: Sony VAIO VGN-TX670P/B
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: Sony
Available: Fall 2005
Status: Discontinued
Price: Estimated $2599.99
Markets: North America



Updates over previous models:

Manufacturer’s Description:

CPU: Intel Pentium M 753 (Ultra Low Voltage – ULV) 1.2GHz (2MB L2 Cache)
Chipset: Intel 915 GMS
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: DDR2 PC3200 400MHz
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 1.5GB (1 slot, 512MB on-board)

Display: 11.1″ LCD/WXGA w/XBRITE technology
Resolution: 1366×766
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900
Graphics Memory: 128MB Shared
Other: VGA Out with Smart Display Sensor

Hard Drive Type: Ultra ATA 100
Hard Drive Capacity: 4200rpm: 60GB
Optical: CDRW/DVD Dual-Layer Writer

Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g), “SmartWi”
Modem: 56K V.90
Ethernet: 10/100
Bluetooth: Yes
Mobile Broadband: Integrated, Cingular Wireless EDGE (Has Cingular SIM card),

Audio Chipset: Windows (WSS) compatible, Dolby Headphone/Virtual Speaker
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo Speakers
Audio I/O: Monaural mini-jack (Microphone)-in, Stereo Mini-Jack Headphones out
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x 4-pin i.LINK IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1 Type I/Type II PCMCIA w/CardBus support
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MSPRO)
Keyboard/Mouse: 82-key QWERTY (US), DVD, CD/Volume Buttons, Touchpad
Other: Optional port replicator

Trusted Platform Module (TPM):

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional w/SP2
Other Software: Varied, Sony® VAIO® Update, Sony® VAIO® Recovery Wizard, Sony® VAIO® Support Central
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty (See Site), 1 year toll-free technical telephone support, online/email support

Battery: Lithium Ion
Battery Life: 4 – 7.5 hours

Width: 10.7 inches / 271.78mm
Depth: 7.7 inches / 195.58mm
Height: 0.83 – 1.12 inches / 21.08 – 28.45mm
Weight: 2.76 pounds / 1.25kg (standard battery)

Reviews and Articles: – December 2005 – 4 out of 5 stars – As you can tell, we like the Vaio TX670P a lot; it’s a terrific productivity solution for swank, jet-setting execs. That said, it gets another four- instead of HardwareCentral’s rare five-star review score mainly because of the swank factor: The notebook plus your first year’s Cingular data subscription equals $3,480, which is painfully pricey in this age of affordable laptops. But that’s not the heroic Sony engineers’ fault.

PC Magazine – September, 2005 – 4/5 Stars – The Sony VAIO VGN-TX670P is an excellent laptop in terms of performance, design, and innovation.

CNET Reviews – September, 2005 – 8.1/10 – Editor’s Choice – Though we don’t recommend it for heavy-duty computing or gaming, the VAIO VGN-TX670P can easily handle the standard productivity tasks of the typical business traveler, including in-flight DVD viewings.

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