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Keep Qosmio G50 or trade for Sony Vaio Z

post #1 of 6
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So I have a Qosmio G50 (Toshiba) should I trade it for the Sony Vaio Z (2009 Model)? I like having a laptop when i travel . but i also like to watch movies on the qosmio. Should I trade or not?
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Qosimo only has a 9600M GT, whoa! Well, the Z was ~$2,000 at release (IMO it's worth maybe $1500 new), now it might still be $700+. Your 18" Qosimo, maybe $400-500. On value it'd be a good trade.

A 13" screen is a lot more portable, still good for movies from ~3 feet. The best balance might be 14 or 15" for you, either are still pretty portable, 4.5-6 pound(depending on model), good battery life, etc. Tough call. I prefer 13-14" laptops, 15" screen is nice but too big for a backpack. If I had to choose 13" or 18", I'd definitely would go with the Vaio Z. The only issue, what graphics does the Z have? I'm sure any Core 2 chipset can play 720p video, but only the X4500MHD can do 1080p (and just barely, at that).
 
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im trading with a family member so no price involved.
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post #4 of 6
Fair enough. It's really a tough call, maybe try using the 13" for a while and see if you like it. You'll save about 4-5 pounds by going with the Vaio Z.
 
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I will . i enjoy portability . and your "review" really made me want to trade it for the vaio Z Thankyou
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post #6 of 6
Trade. The Z is probably one of the only good Sony's.
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