Sony VAIO UX390 review: Sony VAIO UX390

Sony backs all VAIO UX models with an industry-standard warranty: one year of free service, including free shipping both ways, and 24/7, toll-free telephone tech support; after the year expires, support calls cost $20 per incident. Sony offers an array of warranty extensions; a three-year plan costs $299. The company's Web site provides a good knowledge base and e-mail support from Sony technicians.

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System configurations:

Asus R2H Ultra-Mobile PC
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2; 900MHz Intel Celeron Ultra Low Voltage M353; 768MB DDR2 SDRAM 400MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 945GM Express; 60GB Toshiba 4,200rpm

HP Compaq Presario V5000T
Windows XP Home SP2; 1.46GHz Celeron M410; 512MB DDR2 SDRAM 666MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel Express 945GM; 40GB Seagate 5,400rpm

Windows Vista Business Edition; 1.2GHz Intel Core Solo U1400; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 400MHz; 224MB Mobile Intel 945GM Express; 80GB Toshiba 4,200rpm

Sony VAIO UX390
Windows Vista Business Edition; 1.33GHz Intel Core Solo U1500; 1,024MB DDR2 SDRAM 400MHz; 224MB Mobile Intel 945GM Express

Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061
Windows XP Home SP2; 1.6GHz Celeron M420; 512MB DDR2 SDRAM 532MHz; 256MB ATI Radeon Xpress 200M; 80GB Hitachi 5,400rpm

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Where to Buy

MSRP: $2,299.99

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Quick Specifications See All

  • Release date Feb. 5, 2007
  • Resolution 1024 x 600 ( WSVGA )
  • Installed Size 1 GB
  • Color black
  • Weight 1.1 lbs
  • Hard Drive 32 GB HDD
  • Graphics Processor Intel GMA 950
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Dan Ackerman leads CNET's coverage of laptops, desktops, and Windows tablets, while also writing about games, gadgets, and other topics. A former radio DJ and member of Mensa, he's written about music and technology for more than 15 years, appearing in publications including Spin, Blender, and Men's Journal.