Sony VAIO FZ series features the full range of new Intel Core 2 Duo processors, up to 4GB of main memory, and up to 250GB of hard drive capacity. There are an integrated Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 or NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GT video options. The select VAIO FZ models feature Blu-ray Disc writers and HDMI outputs.
These notebooks incorporate 802.11a/b/g/n wireless, Ethernet LAN, a standard modem and an integrated Bluetooth, as well as ExpressCard slot, three USB ports, Firewire, Memory Stick Media Slot, Secure Digital Slot, VGA out and S-Video out.
According to the FZ’s specifications, it has an estimated battery life of 2 to 5 hours with standard capacity battery and 3.5 to 8 hours using large capacity battery.
Sony VAIO FZ laptops weigh starting at 5.75lbs and come with Windows Vista Home Premium or Vista Business operating systems.
The Company says the FZ standard model will start at about $1,400, while the FZ premium Blu-ray Disc model will go for around $2,000. The VAIO FZ series will be available online at www.sony.com/pr/fz. They will also be sold at Sony Style stores and select retailers around the country starting in mid-May.