After much anticipation, the eagerly awaited Sony Vaio Z series laptop is making a debut in the US. The ultra-slim laptop as light as 2.5 pounds stylishly designed in shades of indigo and black is finally up for pre-order.
Operating on Genuine Microsoft Windows 7, the Sony Vaio Z employs either the Intel Core i5 or i7 processors with Turbo Boost. It equips a 4GB DDR3 SDRAM which can be optioned with 6GB or 8GB apart from an internal RAID SSD of up to 512GB. The memory is expandable as the device sports Memory Stick Pro Duo and SD memory card slots.
The backlit QWERTY keyboard embedded with 83 keys along with dedicated buttons like Vaio, Web and Assist delivers 1.0mm stroke and 19.45mm pitch. The laptop facilitates web chatting and capturing HD pictures with the incorporated camera featuring Exmor sensor and microphone. Additionally, a key attribute of the notebook is its Power Media Dock which utilizes AMD Radeon HD 6650M to display discrete graphics.
The Sony Vaio Z series notebook provides users with various options like Gigabit Ethernet LAN and optional mobile broadband to stay connected. Wireless networking is made possible with support for 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and 2.1 + EDR Bluetooth. It can also be linked to HDMI-enabled devices through its HDMI output or Intel Wireless Display 2.0 technology to enjoy videos and movies on a big screen HDTV.
Further, the interface of the laptop is inclusive of USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. Besides VGA and headphone outputs, its docking station port allows connection to devices compliant with USB 2.0 and 3.0. It boasts of a long battery life of up to 8 hours which can be doubled with the help of an external sheet battery.
Users can lay their hands on the Sony Vaio Z series notebook through pre-orders at a price of $1969.99.