VGN-FZ240E/B
VAIO® FZ Series Notebook PC
POWERFUL PERFORMANCE
Roomy 250GB9 hard drive and 2GB RAM.
Lightning-fast Intel® Centrino® Duo processor technology and superpowerful Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T7250 (2GHz8 ).
Windows Vista® Home Premium is easy-to-use and delivers new security
and entertainment features.
MOBILE DESIGN
Thin-and-light notebook with incredible 15.4” widescreen display2 and
XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology.
Magnesium alloy makes for a remarkably lightweight and durable chassis.
SUPERIOR TECHNOLOGIES
Backup your media and store data with integrated CD/DVD burner4 .
802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN technology3 offers a massive boost in wireless
connection speed and range.
EVERYDAY ENTERTAINMENT
XBRITE-ECO™ LCD technology delivers razor-sharp details and bold colors
while conserving battery life.
Integrated camera and microphone for video messaging with family,
friends and coworkers5 .
A/V Instant Mode lets you go straight to watching a movie, playing music,
or viewing photos without ever booting-up the operating system.
Sony's original Sound Reality™ technology delivers high-resolution
surround-sound to your entertainment.
The VAIO® FZ is a thin-and-light entertainment notebook featuring a
15.4” widescreen LCD2 with XBRITE-ECO™ technology and embedded
A/V controls for one-touch access to your music, movies and
pictures. With a built-in camera and microphone for video
messaging5 and CD/DVD burner4 , this lightning-fast, super-powerful
PC is slim, lightweight, and packed with entertainment features.
-ECO
VGN-FZ240E/B
Specifications
General
Computer Type: Notebook
Type of Use: Portable
Action Buttons: S1 (programmable), Volume, AV
Mode, Play/Pause, FF, Rewind and Stop
Pointing Device: Electro-Static touch pad
VAIO® FZ Series Notebook PC
Graphics
Power Cord
Processor: Mobile Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator X3100
Video RAM: 358MB Total Available Graphics
Memory11
Optional Accessories
Chipset: Mobile Intel® GM965 Express Chipset
Interface: VGA and S-Video Out with Smart
Display Sensor
Hardware
Inputs and Outputs
Keyboard: QWERTY, 82 keys with 2mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in 1.3 megapixel MOTION EYE®
camera and microphone
Ethernet Port: 1
Headphone Jack: 1
Memory Stick® Media Slot: 1
Modem Jack: 1
Secure Digital Slot: 1
Microphone Input: 1
S-Video Output(s): 1
USB Port(s): 3 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Express Card™ Slot: 1 type /34
i.LINK® Connection: 1(4-pin) interface7
Processor
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T7250
Speed: 2GHz8
Front Side Bus Speed: 800MHz
L2 Cache: 2MB Advanced Smart Cache
Technology: Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor
Technology
Memory
Type: DDR2
Installed: 2GB (1GBx2) PC2-5300
Maximum: 4GB14
Speed: 667MHz
Hard Drive
Capacity: 250GB9
Speed: 4200rpm
Interface: Serial ATA
Optical Drive #1
DVD+R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD+R Write: 8x max.
DVD+RW Write: 8x max.
DVD-R Write: 8x max.
DVD-RW Write: 6x max.
CD-R Write: 24x max.
CD-RW Write: 16x max.
DVD±RW: Yes4 (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/DVD-RAM)
CD Read: 24x max.
DVD Read: 8x max.
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max.
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max.
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick
Duo™ media slot with MagicGate®
functionality
One ExpressCard™ /34 Slot
One Secure Digital Media slot (SD)
Audio
Sound System: Sony® Sound Reality™ - Audio
Enhancer
Display
Screen or Display Technology: WXGA LCD
Screen Size: 15.4”2
Resolution: 1280 x 800
XBRITE-ECO™ Technology: Yes
Networking/Modem
Ethernet Protocol: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Modem Type: Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ11)
Wireless LAN: Intel® PRO/Wireless 4965AGN
Network Connection (802.11a/b/g/n)3
Power
Battery Type: Standard Lithium-ion Battery (VGPBPS8)
Estimated Battery Life: 2.5 to 5.5 hrs6
Power Requirements: 86W+10%
Software
Operating System: Windows Vista® Home
Premium
Internet Services: AOL® 90-Day Risk Free Trial - New
Users Only
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works SE 9.0 w/
60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Home
and Student 200710
Sony® Original Software: Click to DVD® - DVD
Creation
LocationFree® Player Software
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from
your PC for a complete list of software
applications and trials.
Security and Anti-Virus Software: Norton 360™ AllIn-One Security 60-day Trial
Service and Warranty Information
Limited Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty12 . See
actual warranty for details.
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical
telephone assistance, available 24/713
Online and Email Support: Support available
from http://www.esupport.sony.com/EN/VAIO
Dimensions
Weight: 5.9 lbs.1
Measurements: 14"(W) x 0.98-1.4"(H) x 10.02"(D)1
Large Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPL8)
AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V10)
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V21)
USB Laser Mouse (VGP-UMS55/B)
USB Laser Mouse (VGP-UMS55/S)
Neoprene Notebook and AC Adapter Case
(VGP-AMC3)
All-in-one 2.1 Channel Speaker (VGP-SP100)
Sport Backpack (VGP-CCP4/L)
Urban Messenger Bag (VGP-AML2)
Color: Silver
UPC Code: 027242725287
1. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
2. Viewable area measured diagonally.
3. Requires 802.11n compatible access point. Some functionality may
require Internet services, which may require a fee.
4. DVD media/formats are not universally compatible.
5. Broadband internet service required along with third party services
which may require a subscription or other service fee.
6. Actual battery life will vary based on product settings, usage patterns,
battery and environmental conditions.
7. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product
contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK
connector may not communicate with each other.
8. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may
affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced under
certain operating conditions.
9. GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is
reserved as a recovery partition.
10. 60-Day Trial Version of Microsoft® Office 2007 - This trial software will
work only for 60 days after you first use it. You will not be able to use
the software if you do not activate it as described the first time you use
the software. You can activate the software by Internet: Internet
service charges may apply. If you want to keep using the software
after the 60-day trial period, you must convert to the perpetual
version. You can convert online by following the conversion
instructions presented during setup and paying the required fees.
11. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista®
classification of graphics memory, which is the total of Dedicated
Video Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory.
Shared System Memory varies depending on the operating condition
and system memory size.
12. See actual limited warranty for details. For a copy of Sony’s warranty,
please visit www.sony.com/pcsupport, call toll-free 888-476-6972
(888-4SONYPC), or write to Sony Electronics, 12451 Gateway
Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
13. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level
Phone Support. Additional telephone support may be available from
the applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any
such support is determined by the applicable software vendor.
14. A portion of the system memory over 3GB may not be available to
the operating system.
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and
therefore, there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on
hardware options. This personal computer is not manufactured to
operate any specific software, and Sony does not and cannot make any
warranty or representation with respect to the performance of this
product with any particular software packages and/or non-Sony add-on
hardware options except those mentioned in this document. Sony
hereby disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is
compatible with any combination of products you may choose to
connect. While Sony representatives or Sony authorized dealers may be
able to assist you and may make recommendations, they are NOT
authorized to vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must determine
for themselves the suitability and compatibility of the hardware and
software in each and every particular instance. Software titles preinstalled on the Sony Notebook Computer are subject to change without
notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. Pre-installed software may
not be identical to retail versions or have all documentation. This product
meets the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy
efficiency. Features and specifications are subject to change without
notice. Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials
may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or
recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the
Electronic Industries Alliance (www.eiae.org).
© 2007 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, XBRITE-ECO,
Memory Stick, MagicGate, Memory Stick Duo, Sound Reality, i.LINK,
LocationFree, Click to DVD, MOTION EYE and their respective logos are
trademarks of Sony. Microsoft, and Windows Vista are trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation. Intel, Centrino and Core are trademarks of Intel
Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are
trademarks of their respective owners.
Printed in U.S.A. 07/07.
Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPS8)
AC adapter(VGP-AC19V19)
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Last Updated: 11/21/2007