Sony VAIO Z Series review

Incredible performance from Sony's latest ultraportable laptop

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD 3000
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
Yes
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
7 Hour
Finger Print Reader
Yes
Solid State Drive Capacity
256 GB
FireWire/i.LINK
No
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
VAIO Z
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Keyboard Backlight
Yes
Processor Model
i7-2620M
Colour
Carbon Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional with SP1
Brand Name
Sony
Processor Speed
2.70 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
33.3 cm (13.1")
Screen Resolution
1600 x 900
Standard Memory
8 GB
Weight (Approximate)
1.18 kg
Cache
4 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM67 Express
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
WWAN Supported
Yes
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Gobi Supported
Yes
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
1
Memory Standard
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Height
16.7 mm
Width
330 mm
Depth
210 mm
Screen Mode
WSXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
Z
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
VPCZ21V9E
Product Name
VAIO VPCZ21V9E Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
VAIO
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
VPCZ21V9E
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Designed to impress

Take all the stress out of business travel. Carry around your Z Series with its ultra thin profile and full flat design, with no bulge from the battery weighing less than 1.2 kilos.

Enjoy solid Japanese craftsmanship in light but strong carbon fibre, with a new hexa-shell housing. Exclusively styled to complement your professional image.

Faster and more efficient

Store data and access files faster with the latest SSD RAID Flash drive. The light and robust drive transfers data around 6.2 times faster than a standard HDD and features low power consumption to preserve battery life.

Battery Chemistry
Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Package Contents
  • VAIO VPCZ21V9E Notebook
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • AC Adaptor
  • Power Cord
  • Documentation Pack
  • VAIO International Repair Service Guide
  • Docking Station / Port Replicator with Optical Drive
Limited Warranty
2 Year
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