The Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B Notebook PC is powered by Intel Core 2 Duo Processor U7600 and it features 11.1-inch WXGA Widescreen display, 1-GB RAM, Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g connection, integrated Bluetooth v2.0+EDR connection, VGA resolution webcam, and Blu-ray Disc Drive.
Build around new 1.20 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor U7600 with 2-MB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB, the Sony VAIO VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC features Mobile Intel 945GMS Express Chipset, 1-GB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (maximum 2-GB in 1 SO-DIMM slot already occupied), 100 GB 4200 rpm Ultra ATA/100 Hard Disk Drive and Blu-ray Disc Drive; BD-R/-RE/-ROM/ DVD+-RW/+-R DL/RAM Optical Drive.
Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC sports 11.1-inch WXGA widescreen Clear Bright High Colour LCD TFT colour display which is capable of maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels in 16.7 million colors powered by integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 950 Graphics Chipset with upto 256-MB shared memory.
The Blu-ray optical recording format was developed to enable recording, rewriting and playback of high-definition video (HD), as well as storing a very large amounts of data compared to prevailing DVD-RWs. The format offers more than five times the storage capacity of traditional DVDs and can hold up to 25-GB of contents on a single-layer disc while upto 50-GB of contents can be stored on a dual-layer disc. Using Blu-Ray technology for data storage provides multiple benefits vs. existing formats.
Weighing just about 1.2 Kgs (including battery) the Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC features integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG IEEE 802.11 a/b/g Network Connection, and integrated Bluetooth v2.0+EDR wireless connection allowing upto 3 times faster data transfer than normal Bluetooth.
The Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook also featrues integrated 10/100 ethernet network LAN connection and integrated V.92 and V.90 compliant Modem/Fax card.
Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC also features a 7-in-1 Media Card Reader which supports Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, and High-speed data transfer compatible, SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible), and Multi Media Card.
In addition, the Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook also offers integrated Biometric Fingerprint recognition technology with Security Chip TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM) for enhanced data and system security.
Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC also features Intel High Definition Audio with 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support) and it comes with built-in stereo speakers. In addition, the laptop also sports built-in VGA resolution MOTION EYE webcam with 640 x 480 pixels resolution and has integrated Monaural Microphone.
There are a lot of software bundled with this Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC, such as:
Entertainment – Windows Media Center, Instant Mode, Image Converter 3
Video Capture/Edit: VAIO Movie Story1.0, VAIO Content Importer/Exporter 1.2, Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0, VAIO Edit Components 6.3, WinDVD for VAIO 8.0
Music: VAIO MusicBox 1.0, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.4, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3
Still Image Editing – Windows Photo Gallery , Picasa, Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0
Tools – Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0, Adobe Reader 8.1, Norton Internet Security 2007, VAIO Control Center 2.1, VAIO Camera Capture Utility 2.7, Setting Utility Series 3.0, ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects 1.0., VAIO Launcher 1.1, ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects 1.0, Protector Suite QL 5.6, VAIO Recovery Center, VAIO Update 3.0, VAIO Data Restore Tool 1.0 etc
2 USB v2.0 ports
i.LINK IEEE 1394 4pin FireWire port
RJ-45 Connector – 10Base-T/100Base-TX
RJ-11 V.92 and V.90 Compliant Fax/Modem
S Video In/Out Connector
Headphone jack (stereo mini), 3.5mm
Microphone jack (stereo mini)
External VGA Monitor connector (Analogue RGB, mini D-SUB 15pin)
7-in-1 Memory Stick Slot
ExpressCard/34 PC Card Slot
Docking Station Connector
Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition preinstalled Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook is powered by VGP-BPL11 Lithium-ion battery which provides up to 11 hours of extended battery backup at full charge (without Wi-Fi). Sony is also offering VGP-BPX11 Lithium-ion battery which can provide extended backup time of upto 16 hours.
Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B Notebook PC Features
- Intel Core 2 Duo Processor U7600, 1.20 GHz
- 2-MB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB
- Mobile Intel 945GMS Express Chipset Motherboard
- 1-GB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM, Max 2-GB in 1 SO-DIMM Slots
- 100 GB 4200 rpm Ultra ATA/100 Hard Disk Drive
- Blu-ray Disc Drive: BD-R/-RE/-ROM/ DVD+-RW/+-R DL/RAM Drive
- 11.1-inch WXGA TFT Clear Bright Display, 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 950 Graphics Chipset with upto 256MB shared memory
- Integrated Intel 4965AGN Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi Connection
- Bluetooth standard v2.0 + EDR
- Integrated 10/100 Ethernet Network connection
- Integrated V.92 and V.90 compliant Modem/Fax
- Built-in VGA resolution MOTION EYE webcam, 640 x 480 pixels res
- 7-in-1 Media Card Reader Supporting Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible), SD Memory Card (SDHC compatible) , Multi Media Card
- Biometric Fingerprint Reader, TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
- ExpressCard PC Card Slot
- HDMI Connector
- Intel High Definition Audio compatible, 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support) with built-in stereo speakers
- Built-in Monaural Microphone
- Windows Vista Business Edition
- VGP-BPL11 Lithium-ion battery with upto 11 hrs backup
- Dimensions (W x H x D) – 277 x 198.2 x 22.5 mm
- Weight – 1.2 kg (including the battery pack)
The new Sony Vaio VGN-TZ17GN/B notebook PC powered by 1.20 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor U7600 and with compact 11.1-inch WXGA widescreen display and Blu-ray optical disc is available in India for Rs. 114,990/- with 3 year carry-in domestic warranty and 1 year international warranty. Visit vaio-online.sony.com/in for more details.