Sony Vaio FZ Laptop with Built-in Blu-Ray Unveiled

Sony Vaio FZ Series Sony has introduced the Vaio FZ laptop. The new launch integrates Intel’s latest Santa Rosa chipset.

The Vaio FZ weighs below 3kg (6lbs), and is designed to maximize its 15.4-inch widescreen display.

Split into two lines, the FZ premium model will also have an HDMI connector so you can connect to a high-definition television and output Blu-ray movies.

Sony’s new laptop incorporates the LocationFree(R) software to enable you to “place-shift” live TV, access your personal video recorder or DVD player, and view that content on your notebook via the Internet (base station and broadband connectivity required).

Further more, it packs an Intel Centrino Duo processor and integrated 802.11n wireless LAN. Other features include an integrated camera and microphone and ExpressCard slot.

The new laptop incorporates an Intel Centrino Duo processor and built-in 802.11n wireless LAN. Other features include an integrated camera and microphone and ExpressCard slot.

The main specifications of the Vaio FZ laptop series are:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7300
  • Installed Memory: 2GB (1GBx2) PC2-5300
  • Hard Drive: 200GB, 4200rpm
  • Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick Duo
  • Optical Drive: CD/DVD burner, Blu-ray burner on the top model
  • Screen Size: 15.4″
  • Resolution: 1280 x 800
  • XBRITE HiColor Technology
  • Processor: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT GPU with 256MB RAM
  • Video RAM: 1023MB Total Available Graphics
  • Interface: HDMI, VGA and S-Video Out with Smart
  • Estimated Battery Life: 2.0-4.0 hours
  • Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium
  • While the lower-end model of the Vaio FZ series will start at $1400 (approx. Rs. 57, 000), the higher-end model, packed with a Blu-ray burner, will cost $2000 (approx. Rs. 81, 600). The Vaio FZ series of laptops by Sony will also have a limited warranty and onsite service for one year.