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SONY® VAIO BZ Series - Core®2 Duo P8400 2.26GHz

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Product Description

A true business workhorse, the 15.4" 1 display VAIO® BZ notebook balances the need for mobility with the power, reliability and convenience required of a day-in day-out workstation.

IT-friendly design

Sure it's stylish and easy to handle, but more importantly Sony knows that efficient and accessible PC design is critical to keeping your employees up and running. That's why the VAIO® BZ notebook was designed to provide hassle-free access to the components IT professionals most frequently access, including the RAM slots, hard drive, optical drive and keyboard.

Business-class durability

Hit the road with confidence. The VAIO® BZ notebook is built to endure the knocks, bumps and accidents common to frequent travel and day-in day-out computing.
• Magnesium alloy casing to help protect against knocks and bumps
• Spill-resistant keyboard to help protect against accidental spills
• G-Sensor™ Shock Protection to help protect against sudden rough movements    that could damage the hard drive

Intel® Centrino® 2 performance

Backed by unprecedented processing power, expanded wireless connectivity, enhanced multimedia support and greater efficiency, Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology delivers the robust performance you require, whether you're running heavy applications, closing deals on the road or editing images for a presentation during a long flight.

Industry-leading Sony LCD

The VAIO® BZ notebook features XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology for crystal-clear picture quality. And select BZ notebooks deliver a high-resolution display with LED backlight for a 27% wider workspace over standard 1280 X 800 resolution LCDs. A great productivity feature, the wider workspace is perfect for never-ending Excel files and toggling between multiple documents while multi-tasking.

Stripped-down software load

Select BZ notebooks feature a greatly reduced software load for a quicker set up. This not only saves IT personnel precious time and helps them work more efficiently, but it also allows employees to get up and running on their new computers faster, which enhances overall productivity both for IT professionals and employees alike

Genuine Windows Vista® Business

The VAIO® BZ notebook comes pre-installed with Windows Vista® Business. An intuitive user interface lets you easily access information. Powerful safety features help protect your critical data. Mobile computing enhancements allow you to stay connected whether you're in the office or on the road. And as your business and technology needs grow and change, Windows Vista Business can grow with you, providing a great return on your investment.

Still looking for Windows® XP Professional?

Compatible and familiar to everyone, Windows® XP Professional downgrade media is available with all VAIO BZ notebooks. So if you haven't yet migrated to Windows Vista® Business, rest assured that Sony has got you covered.

Warranty Information

Operating System
Operating System Genuine Windows Vista® Business (English Version) with Service Pack 1
Processor Technology Intel® Centrino® 2 Processor Technology
Processor Name Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26 GHz)*1
Network Connection Intel® WiFi Link 5100
Chipset Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset
Processor System Bus 1066 MHz
Memory Bus 800 MHz
Cache Memory 3 MB
Main Memory
Pre-installed/Max 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM
SO-DIMM Slots 2 SO-DIMM slots (The pre-installed memory module uses one)
Hard Disk Drive
Hard Disk Drive 250 GB (Serial ATA, 5400 rpm)
Optical Disc Drive
Drive DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive
Maximum Reading Speed DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/ DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/ DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 8x/ DVD-ROM: 8x/DVD-RAM: 5x/ CD-ROM: 24x/CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Maximum Writing Speed DVD+R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL)/ DVD-R: 8x (SL), 6x (DL) DVD+RW: 8x/DVD-RW: 6x/ DVD-RAM: 5x/ CD-R: 24x/CD-RW: 24x
Graphics Accelerator Mobile Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Type 15.4" wide Clear Bright (WXGA: 1280 x 800) TFT colour display
USB High Speed USB 2.0 x 3
i.LINK(IEEE 1394) 4 pin (S400) x 1
Network (RJ-45)Connector 10Base-T/100Base-TX / 1000Base-T x 1
Display Output Connector Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15 pin x 1
Headphone Stereo mini jack x 1
Microphone Stereo mini jack x 1
Modem V.92 and V.90 Compliant x 1
Memory Stick Slot Memory Stick (Standard/Duo Size compatible, MagicGate compatible, Memory Stick PRO compatible, High-speed data transfer compatible)*5
SD Memory Card Slot SD Memory Card*6 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible)
PC Card Slot Type II x 1
Compatible Memory Cards 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
DC IN x 1
Others Docking Station Connector x 1
Wireless Connection
Wireless LAN Type Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n*7
Wireless LAN Data Rate maximum 11 Mbps (802.11b)/54 Mbps (802.11a/g) 300 Mbps (Draft 802.11n)*8
Wireless LAN Frequency 5 GHz (802.11a/Draft n), 2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/Draft n)
Bluetooth Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.0+EDR
Fingerprint Sensor
Security Chip TCG Ver.1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Front Side Camera Effective pixels: 1280 x 1024
Sound Chip Intel® High Definition Audio compatible , 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support)
Speaker Built-in stereo speakers
Microphone Built-in monaural microphone
Keyboard/Input Device
Keyboard Approx. 19 mm key pitch/2.5 mm keystroke , 82 keys
Touchpad Intelligent Touchpad
Battery Life*9
Bundled Battery VGP-BPS13 Lithium-ion battery: up to 3 hours of use
Optional Long Battery VGP-BPL13: Lithium-ion battery: up to 5 hours of use
Dimensions (WxHxD) 362.4 x 29.8-37.7 x 266.8 mm
Weight 2.7 kg (including the supplied battery)
Included Software
Video Edit/Playback Adobe® Premiere® Elements® 4, VAIO Edit Components 6.4, WinDVD for VAIO 8.0
Still Image/Photo Windows® Photo Gallery, Picasa™, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® 6 (Installer)
Word Processor / Spreadsheet 60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*10
Tool Roxio Easy Media Creator 10.0, Adobe® Reader® 8, McAfee Internet Security Suite 8.1
Utilities VAIO Control Center 3.0, VAIO Presentation Support 1.0, Infineon TPM Professional Package 3.0 (Installer), Protector Suite QL 5.6, WebCam Companion 2, Magic-i™ Visual Effects
Support VAIO Recovery Center 1.4, VAIO Update 3.1, VAIO Data Restore Tool 1.0
Supplied Accessories
AC Adaptor AC Adaptor (VGP-AC19V20)
Battery Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS13)
Others Windows®XP Professional Install Disc
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