The Sony VGN S360 Laptop
The Sony VGN S360 laptop is both worker friendly and playtime friendly. The Sony VGN S360 laptop has a 1.7 GHz Pentium, with 512 MG RAM and 80 GB which means lots of hard drive space and good speed. The full sized keyboard is most convenient and the ATI 9700 video card is faster and better for graphics and games.
The screen VGN S360of is a little small compared to others in the market but the picture is sharp if you want to watch movies. So yes, it is a very good work and play laptop in one. It is also very light to carry around. But before you think you have found what you are looking for, think again.
There are some problems associated with the Sony VGN S360. Most prominently there are complaints regarding the loud noise from the fan. A lot of people have tried very hard to resolve this. The simplest way of course is to tune out but the sound of the fan is not consistent in speed therefore it cannot be totally ignored.
Some have tried to change the fan of Sony VGN S360 but have encountered potential problems with other parts when they attempt to do that. Others have tried adjusting the power and one user mentioned using earphones to function as earplugs. The sound of the fan is probably the most noticeable problem of this laptop but there are also satisfied users who are not bothered by this at all.
The Sony VGN S360 also comes with a lot of software for multimedia but most of it is not useful if you don’t also buy a DVD burner which entails added cost. Because it is a Sony product expect certain aspects of it to be only compatible with other Sony additives as opposed to other laptops that will adjust to different brands of additives. For example, you have only the Sony memory slot and Sony Memory Sticks that can be used with Sony VGN S360.
Features: Sony VGN S360 laptop is 13.3″ in size and although larger than a notebook, it can end up being lighter to carry around if you consider bringing other notebook accessories like an external hard drive. The Sony VGN S360 also has an Intel Pentium M Processor 735. It has a hard drive with 80 GB, plus a 512 MB RAM, plus a DVD/CD-RW Drive.