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==Overview==
==Overview==
[[File:Sony VAIO VGN-FT.jpg|alt=A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote|thumb|366x366px|A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote]]
[[File:Sony VAIO VGN-FT.jpg|alt=A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote|thumb|366x366px|A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote]]
The Sony VAIO VGN-FT was released in early 2006 in Japan as a midrange multimedia laptop. With its large 15,4" WXGA screen and range of multimedia features, it was designed to be a competent mobile media device. These features included a Sound Reality chip for better sound, a Remote, DVD Super Drive and a build in TV Tuner. This makes the VGN-FT excellent for watching movies and TV on the go. The laptop measures in at around 36.8 by 27.3 by 3.7 cm and with a weight of 2.8 kg.
The Sony VAIO VGN-FT was released in early 2006 as a midrange multimedia laptop. It was only availabe in Japan. With its large 15,4" WXGA screen and range of multimedia features, it was designed to be a competent mobile media device. These features included a Sound Reality chip for better sound, a Remote, DVD Super Drive and a build in TV Tuner. This makes the VGN-FT excellent for watching movies and TV on the go. The laptop measures in at around 36.8 by 27.3 by 3.7 cm and with a weight of 2.8 kg.


Performace was decent with the Core Duo T2300 and up to 2GB of DDR2 Ram, but not outstanding. Though this wasnt the laptops main purpose. Conectivity was also decent, with the VGN-FT offering multiple USB 2.0 ports, a 4-pin Firewire connector, Ethernet and Wifi, as well as SD Card and Memory Stick reader. A webcam was also available.
Performace was decent with the Core Duo T2300 and up to 2GB of DDR2 Ram, but not outstanding. Though this wasnt the laptops main purpose. Conectivity was also decent, with the VGN-FT offering multiple USB 2.0 ports, a 4-pin Firewire connector, Ethernet and Wifi, as well as SD Card and Memory Stick reader. A webcam was also available.
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==Detailed Specs==
==Detailed Specs==
'''Processor:''' Intel Core Duo T2300 1,66Ghz
'''Processor:''' Intel Core Duo T2300 1,66Ghz
'''Graphics:'''


'''Display:''' 15,4" 16:10 1280x800 WXGA
'''Display:''' 15,4" 16:10 1280x800 WXGA
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==Daily Usage Today==
==Daily Usage Today==
Usability is as usual with late XP/early Vista maschines. Simple Webbrowsing and text editing should be fine, though the Laptop might struggle with modern websites, that were made for more modern devices. Animations and heavy scripts will be a big obsticle when browsing the web. Playing older games should also be fine, though modern games will struggle to even launch on this device. Using the VGN-FT as a media player should still work without mayor issues, thanks to its remote and good speakers.


==Resources==
==Resources==
WIP


==Downloads==
==Downloads==
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==Sources==
==Sources==
[https://www.newlaunches.com/archives/sony_vaio_ft_series_vgnft50b.php Newlaunches]
[https://www.newlaunches.com/archives/sony_vaio_ft_series_vgnft50b.php Newlaunches] and [https://www.sony.jp/support/vaio/products/spec/ Sony]


Pictues: [https://www.newlaunches.com/archives/sony_vaio_ft_series_vgnft50b.php Newlaunches]
Pictues: [https://www.newlaunches.com/archives/sony_vaio_ft_series_vgnft50b.php Newlaunches]

Latest revision as of 10:00, 10 August 2022

Overview

A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote
A Sony VAIO VGN-FT50B with its remote

The Sony VAIO VGN-FT was released in early 2006 as a midrange multimedia laptop. It was only availabe in Japan. With its large 15,4" WXGA screen and range of multimedia features, it was designed to be a competent mobile media device. These features included a Sound Reality chip for better sound, a Remote, DVD Super Drive and a build in TV Tuner. This makes the VGN-FT excellent for watching movies and TV on the go. The laptop measures in at around 36.8 by 27.3 by 3.7 cm and with a weight of 2.8 kg.

Performace was decent with the Core Duo T2300 and up to 2GB of DDR2 Ram, but not outstanding. Though this wasnt the laptops main purpose. Conectivity was also decent, with the VGN-FT offering multiple USB 2.0 ports, a 4-pin Firewire connector, Ethernet and Wifi, as well as SD Card and Memory Stick reader. A webcam was also available.

Battery runtime also wasnt bad, lasting about 3.5 hours.

Detailed Specs

Processor: Intel Core Duo T2300 1,66Ghz

Display: 15,4" 16:10 1280x800 WXGA

RAM: DDR2 SO-DIMM (upgradable to 2GB)

Storage: 2.5" SATA HDD

OS: Windows XP Home

Weight: 2.8 kg

2006 MSRP: 1925$

Daily Usage Today

Usability is as usual with late XP/early Vista maschines. Simple Webbrowsing and text editing should be fine, though the Laptop might struggle with modern websites, that were made for more modern devices. Animations and heavy scripts will be a big obsticle when browsing the web. Playing older games should also be fine, though modern games will struggle to even launch on this device. Using the VGN-FT as a media player should still work without mayor issues, thanks to its remote and good speakers.

Resources

WIP

Downloads

Follow our guides to download and install drivers.

Sources

Newlaunches and Sony

Pictues: Newlaunches