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Built tough for business, the VAIO Z series notebook offers the portability form factor with the performance of a larger computer. Encased in durable carbon fiber and featuring scratch-resistant display, the Z series notebook is designed to help withstand the rigors of the road.


System Type Notebook
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition

Processor / chipset

CPU Intel Core i5 520M / 2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 2.93 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L3 - 3 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Chipset Mobile Intel HM57 Express
Features Intel Turbo Boost Technology


Max RAM Supported 8 GB
Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Speed 1066 MHz / PC3-8500
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Slots Qty 2


Main Storage 64 GB SSD
Interface Serial ATA-150
Secondary Storage 64 GB SSD - Serial ATA-150, 64 GB SSD
Optical Drive DVDRW (R DL) / DVD-RAM - fixed
Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Write Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)
CD / DVD Rewrite Speed 10x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)


Type 13.1"
Resolution 1600 x 900 ( HD+ )
Widescreen Yes
Features Auto Brightness Control

Audio & video

Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M / Intel HD Graphics - 1 GB
Video System Features Sony Hybrid Graphic System
Camera Integrated webcam
Resolution 0.3 Megapixel
Capture Resolutions 640 x 480
Sound Stereo speakers , microphone
Compliant Standards Dolby Home Theater


Type Keyboard, touchpad
Features Multi-gesture touch pad


Wireless 802.11n, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet
Features Gobi2000 Technology
Compliant Standards Wi-Fi CERTIFIED

Wireless broadband (wwan)

Generation 3G
Max Transfer Rate 7.2 Mbps


Technology 6-cell Lithium Ion, Lithium Ion
Capacity 5400 mAh
Run Time Up to 7.5 hours

Connections & expansion

Slots 1 x ExpressCard/34 ( 1 free )
Interfaces HDMI VGA Headphone output 3 x USB 2.0 LAN Microphone input Dock
Memory Card Reader Yes ( SD Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo )


Software Included VAIO Update, McAfee AntiVirus (60 days trial), Windows Live Essentials, VAIO Care, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, VAIO Gate, Norton Online Backup (Trial), VAIO Transfer Support, Google Chrome, VAIO Smart Network, Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0, Adobe Premiere Elements 8.0, Adobe Reader 9, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter
Microsoft Office Preloaded Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.


Colour Black
Dockable Yes
Security Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Chip , fingerprint reader
Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

Dimensions & weight

Width 31.4 cm
Depth 21 cm
Height 3.3 cm
Weight 1.4 kg

Manufacturer warranty

Service & Support 2 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 2 years - pick-up and return


Listed on Ciao since 26/06/2010
Listed on Ciao since 26/06/2010

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