Sony VAIO Z Series Specifications and information

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Sonys VAIO Z Series brings in a new blazing fast Ultrabook with an external GPU combined with an BD Drive. It brings the most advanced technology out there in one device at a heavy price point of $2749.99 at its maxed out configuration. The Base configuration will cost something around 2000$
Note that there are different Versions available: VPCZ21AGX/B, VPCZ216GX/L, VPC-Z21, VPCZ21TGX/X, VPCZ21SHX/X, VPCZ21 The Processors range from an Core i5-2410M (2.3GHz) to an Core i7-2620M (2.7GHz). The Version above is only the Base specification. There is an option for a 1920x1080 Pixel Display. It comes with an external AMD Radeon HD 6650M Graphics Card and either an DVD or a BD Combo/BD burner. RAM is upgradeable to 8GB. SSD wise one can choose between 128GB 256GB or 2x256GB packed in at RAID0. There is an external 4000mAH slice battery available for 200$ extra. The battery last for about 5hrs 30min and with the slice battery attached for about 10hrs 30min.>

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Sony VAIO Z Series Specifications

Manufacturer Sony
Model name VAIO Z Series
CPU Intel Core i5
CPU speed 2300 Mhz
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000
OS Microsoft Windows 7
Display Size
13.1" 1600 X 900
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touchscreen type
No Touchscreen
RAM 4096 MB
SSD 128 GB
Weight (Minimum) 1166gm / 2.57 pounds
Size 330/210/17.0 mm
Size 13/8.3/0.7 inches
Physical Interfaces DC-in
Ethernet 10/100/1000
HDMI
USB 2.0
USB 3.0 (x1)
VGA
Docking connector
Fingerprint Reader
Wireless Interfaces802.11 a/b/g/n
BT 2.1
3G option
AdditionalAC Adaptor
Backlit Keyboard
Matt (Non Glossy) Screen
Microphone
Multitouch Touchpad
Stereo speakers
WebCam
Wireless Display (WiDi, Miracast or similar)
Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Extended battery
3G voice/data modem
GPS
*Specifications can vary
Sony VAIO Z Series prices
USA$1999.9930 Oct 12
Sony VAIO Z Series popularity (12 months)
Sony VAIO Z Series news and review links.Date
Sony VAIO Z Series (VPCZ216GX/L) review23/02/19

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