The machine chassis that is constructed of carbon
fiber and aluminum. It can be fitted with 6GB of RAM and features
quad SSDs in a RAID-0 array (64GB x 4 or 32GB x 4). The notebook also
offers NVIDIA GeForce GT330M graphics with 1GB of GDDR3 RAM. The
machine uses dynamic hybrid graphics to switch between the NVIDIA
discrete GPU when performance is needed and the integrated Intel HD
graphics when more battery life is needed.
series weighs less than 3.2 pounds and sports a 13.3-inch LCD
with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 for watching video content in full
HD resolution. The screen is LED-backlit and has a 96% color gamut.
The machine can be had with integrated 3G connectivity and the series
uses Windows 7 64-bit operating system.
There will be two
models offered initially including the VPC11Z9E and the VPC11X9E. The
first machine will sport an Intel Core i7-620M processor, 6GB of RAM,
full HD resolution screen, NVIDIA GT330M/Intel hybrid graphics, and
quad SSDs with 256GB total capacity. The VPCZ11X93 will get a Core
i7-520-M processor, 4GB of RAM, quad SSDs with 128GB total capacity,
and a 1600 x 900 resolution 13.3-inch screen.
Sony will ship
the VAIO Z notebooks at the end of March at a starting price of $1,900.