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Sony Vaio Z-series (VPC-Z21xxxx)

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Sony Vaio Z

The Sony Vaio Z has recently been upgraded with up to 3.06 GHz worth of processing power with an Intel Core 2 Due T9900 processor and features a 13.1 inch diagonal XBRITE DuraView™ technology screen that supports a 1600 x 900 resolution. The Sony Vaio Z also has 8 GB of RAM caoability and 512 GB of solid state drive (SSD) storage space. The netbook also features MIMO Wireless Lan, Digital and Analog TV tuner, optional WAN and Blu-ray optical drive. The Sony Vaio Z supports an SD™ memory …

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Sony Vaio Z

The Sony Vaio Z has recently been upgraded with up to 3.06 GHz worth of processing power with an Intel Core 2 Due T9900 processor and features a 13.1 inch diagonal XBRITE DuraView™ technology screen that supports a 1600 x 900 resolution. The Sony Vaio Z also has 8 GB of RAM caoability and 512 GB of solid state drive (SSD) storage space. The netbook also features MIMO Wireless Lan, Digital and Analog TV tuner, optional WAN and Blu-ray optical drive. The Sony Vaio Z supports an SD™ memory card slot, a Memory Stick Duo™ media slot with MagicGate(R) functionality, a port replicator connector, a four pin i.Link® connector, DC-in, Ethernet port, ExpressCard® 34 slot, modem jack, two USB 2.0 port, headphone and microphone input jack, HDMI™ connection output, and VGA output. The Sony Vaio Z weighs 3.42 lbs. (with standard battery) and measures 12.4 (W) x 1.0 - 1.3 (H) x 8.3 (D) inch. The Sony Vaio Z comes with a standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS12), an AC Adapter and a power cable.

Features

The Vaio Z netbook features a 13.11-inch diagonal screen and is powered by a 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 processor. It also features a Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive that is housed in a 12.4 x 1.3 x 8.3 inch body. The netbook also features G-Sensor™ Shock Protection technology on its solid state drive with dual-channel 512 GB (256 GB x 2) capacity. The Vaio Z can support Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Ultimate, and comes bundled with Windows XP Pro on disk. The netbook also features high definition playback through its Blu-Ray capable media player, and allows users to view the playback on a high definition output device through the HDMI output, multi-layer carbon-fiber casing that covers the LCD panel and bottom of the chassis to protect it against knocks and bumps, aluminum keyboard panel, hardware switch that enables users to toggle between an internal Mobile Intel® GMA 4500MHD graphics chip and an external NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS graphics chip. The XBRITE-DuraView™ LCD technology on its screen provides 100% color saturation and hard coating for scratch protection. The dual channel 512 GB (256 GB X 2) solid state drive with RAID technology (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) coordinates between the two solid state drives to keep them operating simultaneously. The Vaio Z also allows users to browse the web with built-in 3G wireless broadband connectivity.

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