Sony VAIO Z Series (VPCZ217GG) laptop
- Light weight
- Excellent screen
- Keyboard and touchpad
- Can get very noisy
While the Sony Z Series definitely has a 'wow' factor, it's a 'wow' factor that is mostly a reaction to: "so how much does it cost?". But hey, if you can afford it, then you'll end up with a 1.15kg, super-slim laptop that also features high-end processing performance and very fast drive speeds.
Price$ 3,999.00 (AUD)
|Display technology||LED-backlit LCD|
|Other features||Ambient light sensor|
|Other features||Docking station: BD-RE/DVD-RW drive, AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, VGA, USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0|
|Graphics card||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
|Graphics card type||Integrated|
|Secondary graphics card?||Yes|
|Optical media supported||Blu-ray (BD), CD, DVD|
|Power supply||AC, Battery|
|Battery life (as tested)||207min|
|Battery size (Watt hours)||45|
|CPU type||Intel Core i7|
|Processor type||Intel Core i7-2620M|
|Operating system||Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 7 Professional|
|Hard drive interface||SATA|
|Hard drive type||Solid-state drive|
|Supported memory media||Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo, SD|
|Warranty length (months)||12|
|Webcam resolution (megapixels)||1.3|
|Number of USB 2.0 ports||2|
|Number of USB 3.0 ports:||1|
|Wired Terminals / Ports||3.5mm headphone jack, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA (D-sub)|
|Wi-Fi (wireless networking)||Yes|
|Wireless technology supported||Bluetooth, Wireless 802.11a, Wireless 802.11b, Wireless 802.11g, Wireless 802.11n|
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