Sony recommends Windows Vista® Business. Specifications Model VGN-TZ27GN/B Processor Technology Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology • Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor U7600 (1.20GHz)*1*2 • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN • Mobile Intel® 945GMS Express Chipset Vista® OS Genuine Windows Chipset Mobile Intel® 945GMS Express Chipset Processor System Bus 533MHz Memory Bus 667MHz Cache Memory 2MB Advanced Smart Cache Main Memory Optical Disc Drive Business (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack 1 2 Pre-installed / Max 1GB (upgradeable up to 2GB*3) SO-DIMM slots 1 SO-DIMM slot (The pre-installed memory module uses one) Hard Disk Drive 100GB*4 (Ultra ATA/100, 4200rpm) Drive DVD±RW/±R DL/RAM Drive Maximum Reading Speed DVD+R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Double Layer) / DVD-R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Dual Layer) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-ROM: 8x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-ROM: 24x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 24x Maximum Writing Speed DVD+R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Double Layer) / DVD-R: 8x (Single Layer), 4x (Dual Layer) / DVD+RW: 8x / DVD-RW: 6x / DVD-RAM: 5x / CD-R: 24x / CD-RW: 16x Graphics Accelerator Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Total Available Graphics Memory (Max)*5 251MB Display 11.1" Wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD: White LED) USB High Speed USB 2.0 x 2 i.LINK (IEEE 1394) 4pin (S400) x 1 Network (RJ-45) Connector 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T x 1 Display Output Connector Analogue RGB, mini D-sub 15pin x 1 Headphone stereo mini jack x 1 Interfaces Microphone stereo mini jack x 1 9 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)*6 SD Memory Card Slot SD Memory Card*7 (SDHC compatible, MMC compatible) DC IN x1 Others Bluetooth 3 4 Modem Wireless Wireless LAN Connection VGN-TZ27GN/B 10 11 12 5 6 13 7 14 15 VAIO TZ Docking Station Connector x 1 • Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n*8 • Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN • Maximum data rate: 11Mbps (802.11b) / 54Mbps (802.11a/g) / 300Mbps (Draft 802.11n)*9 • Frequency: 5GHz (802.11a/Draft n), 2.4GHz (802.11b/g/Draft n) Bluetooth standard Ver. 2.0+EDR 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 PC Card Slot ExpressCard™/34 x 1 Fingerprint Sensor x1 Security Chip TCG Ver. 1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Camera Effective Pixels: 640 x 480 Audio • Intel® High Definition Audio compatible • 3D audio (Direct Sound 3D support) • Built-in stereo speakers • Built-in monaural microphone Keyboard / Input Device • Approx. 17mm key pitch • 1.7mm keystroke • 82 keys • Intelligent Touchpad Battery Life*10 Bundled Battery VGP-BPL11 Lithium-ion battery: up to 11 hours of use Optional Long Battery VGP-BPX11 Lithium-ion battery: up to 16.5 hours of use 277 x 22.5 - 29.8 x 198.2mm Weight 1200g (including the supplied battery) Included Software • AV Entertainment: Image Converter 3, Instant Mode • Video Edit/Playback: VAIO Movie Story 1.0, VAIO Content Importer/ Exporter 1.2, Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 (Installer), VAIO Edit Components 6.3 (Installer), WinDVD for VAIO 8.0 • DVD Creation: Click to DVD 2.6 • Music: VAIO MusicBox 1.0, SonicStage Mastering Studio 2.4, SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter 2.3 • Still Image/Photo: Windows® Photo Gallery, Picasa™, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 5.0 (Installer) • Home Network: VAIO Media 6.1 • Word Processor/Spreadsheet: 60-Days Trial Version of Microsoft® Office Professional 2007*11 • Tool: Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0, Adobe® Reader® 8.1, Norton Internet Security™ 2007*12 • Utilities: VAIO Control Center 2.1, VAIO Camera Utility 2.0, VAIO Camera Capture Utility 2.5, Setting Utility Series 3.0, Infineon TPM Professional Package 3.0 (Installer), Protector Suite QL 5.6, VAIO Launcher 1.0, VAIO Status Monitor 1.2, Peripheral Device & Storage Media Restriction Setting Utility 1.2 • Support: VAIO Recovery Center 1.1, VAIO Update 3.0, VAIO Data Restore Tool 1.0 Supplied Accessories • AC Adaptor (VGP-AC16V14) • Lithium-ion battery (VGP-BPL11)*13 • Cleaning cloth Warranty One year*14 Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. *1 CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions. *2 Intel® Virtualization Technology is not supported on VAIO. *3 Sony does not guarantee compatibility with memories of other brands. *4 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. *5 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. *6 Compatibility confirmed with Sony branded “Memory Stick” media only. *7 The copyright protection of the SD memory card is not supported. *8 The maximum communication distance can vary depending on the obstacles or the distance between the communication devices, the radio waves, the operating system or the software being used. *9 The communication speed varies depending on the distance between communication devices, existence of obstacles between such devices, the device configuration, the radio conditions, and the software in use. In addition, communication may be cut off depending on the radio conditions. *10 Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver. 1.0). Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details, please visit vaio-online.sony.com *11 This software is intended for evaluation purposes only. It must be activated before actual use, and the activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch. Activation requires Internet access, which enables certain functions included. This software has an expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the software will operate under reduced-functionality mode, limiting options and operations. *12 Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged. *13 This product may only function with a genuine Sony battery designed for this model. *14 Warranty conditions may vary by region. The trademarks, including but not limited to “SONY”, “VAIO”, “Memory Stick” and “SonicStage” are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. Adobe, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader and Adobe Premiere are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Intel, the Intel logo, Centrino and the Centrino logo, Intel Core and Core Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Windows, Windows Vista, the Windows logo and Microsoft are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Whilst information given is true at time of printing, small production changes in the course of our company’s policy of improvement through research and design might not necessarily be included in the specifications. E&OE. Actual models may differ slightly in appearance to illustrations provided. Optional Accessories for VGN-TZ27GN/B 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 VGP-CKTZ2 Docking Station Black (B), Gold (N), White (W) Carrying Case ● Perfectly sized for VAIO TZ ● Genuine leather material ● Magnet-type flap for easy opening/closing VGP-CP11 Carrying Pouch ● Embossed VAIO logo ● Handy mini-pouch ● Opens smoothly and quietly VGP-BPX11 VGP-CKTZ3 VGP-BMS33 Lithium-ion Battery (LL) Carrying Case ● Large capacity rechargeable battery ● Up to 16.5 hours*10 of battery time ● Perfectly sized for VAIO TZ ● Light material: polyurethane and nylon ● New VAIO Smart Protection™ ● Magnet-type flap for easy opening/closing Black (B), Gold (N), Silver (S), White (W) Bluetooth® Laser Mouse vaio-online.sony.com 27 1. Built-in MOTION EYE camera 2. Built-in speakers (stereo) 3. Fingerprint sensor 4. Optical disc drive 5. Manual eject hole 6. Substitute drive eject button 7. Monitor connector (Analogue RGB, mini D-SUB 15pin) 8. Power button 9. DC IN connector 10. Modem connector 11. Network (Ethernet) connector 12. i.LINKTM (IEEE 1394) S400 connector 13. ExpressCardTM/34 slot 14. Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) connector 15. Security slot 16. Headphones jack 17. Built-in microphone (monaural) 18. Microphone jack 19. Memory StickTM PRO/Duo media slot 20. SD memory card slot 21. AV MODE button 22. Play/Pause button 23. Stop button 24. Previous track button 25. Next track button 26. Disc drive eject button 27. WIRELESS switch (availability depends on region) VGP-PRTZ1 ● Monitor connector (Analogue RGB, mini D-SUB 15pin) ● Network connector (Gigabit Ethernet) ● Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) connector (x3) 16 18 17 Dimensions (W x H x D) Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology 8 ● Smart wireless mouse for mobile use ● Highly accurate laser sensor ● Innovative PTFE sole for precise operation ● Sensor resolution: 800 dots per inch All you need for a chic mobile lifestyle VGN-TZ27GN/B Sony recommends Windows Vista® Business. Chic looks and smarts for mobile sophistication Powerful Software for creative minds. VIDEO & PHOTOS VGN-TZ27GN/B VAIO Movie Story Automatically produce high-quality home movies with a professional feel in three simple steps. The VAIO TZ27GN/B gives you the luxury of free and easy mobility with Click to DVD PC offering ultra-light portability in a sleek, compact body built rugged Create video and photo DVDs on DVD±RW/±R DL or DVD-RAM discs in one click, with 5.1 surround sound. with superior carbon fibre construction. Versatility for business or VAIO Content Importer/Exporter entertainment comes in an array of features from Intel Centrino Import and export a wide range of AV files simply and smoothly for playback and editing. full capability in a simply chic design. It’s the ultimate all-in-one mobile ® ® Duo Processor Technology’s advanced architecture and new Windows Adobe® Premiere® Elements Vista® Operating System to built-in wireless communication and VAIO Enjoy advanced editing of videos, photos, and music with this renowned software. HDD Protection. Attired in “Onyx Black”, this laptop has a sophisticated look in boardroom or airport lounge. Whether for power performance Adobe® Photoshop® Elements Add a personal touch to your prized still images and present them effectively to your friends. serving executive demands or making a fashion statement in chic, contemporary terms, the VAIO Roxio Easy Media Creator / Win DVD for VAIO / Picasa™ TZ27GN/B assures you a life of luxury with upward mobility. MUSIC VAIO MusicBox Intelligent software that automatically plays music from your collection that fits your mood, activity or time of day. SonicStage Mastering Studio Convert analogue music to digitally enhanced audio* with high-quality effector modules. Built-in MOTION EYE camera Satiny black keyboard panel Hinge-mounted cylindric battery with glowing power button SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter Enhance any audio content played on VAIO laptop PCs and enjoy it with excellent headphone presets. Designed for elite mobility SUPPORT Travel light with VAIO TZ27GN/B in a style suited for business or personal use. Integral to the core design is a hinge-mounted battery, complete with luminous power button. Then there’s the advanced carbon fibre technology that gives VAIO TZ27GN/B its robust, super light body. A compact AC Adapter lets you plug in and power up with ease. And for a distinctive touch of class, Onyx Black dresses this laptop PC in tuxedolike formality. Move ahead with sophisticated, graceful VAIO TZ27GN/B at your side, and feel right at home in office, airport lounge, or chic café. VAIO Update AV entertainment at your command Norton Internet Security™ 2007 VAIO TZ27GN/B gives you luxurious entertainment quickly, easily. Instant Mode kicks off entertainment at one push of the AV Control Buttons (front right) to enjoy DVDs or CDs without booting up. Creating a personal entertainment archive is a click away with Click to DVD for photo, movie + photo, or video DVD plus editing them via VAIO Movie Story. Watching videos or video chatting via MOTION EYE camera and microphone is a dazzling experience on the 11.1" WXGA Display and Clear Bright High Colour LCD with White LED. Free your hands, talk your head off, in video chats with optional Bluetooth® headsets. And for your audio pleasure, the new VAIO MusicBox classifies your music files by genre, allowing you to effortlessly select a playlist to match your mood of the moment. Highly entertaining, VAIO TZ27GN/B inspires creative choices to fully enjoy your upwardly mobile lifestyle. ✚ Main features 4.7mm slim display: Clear Bright High Colour LCD (white LED) Super light weight: 1200g Visual communication: Built-in camera MOTION EYE Network freedom: Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n Cable-free: Bluetooth® Superior material: Carbon body Instant ID recognition: Fingerprint Sensor Assured security: TPM Security Chip Hard Disk Password Scratch prevention: VAIO HDD Protection Content sharing: Memory Stick Slot / SD Memory Card Slot Simple entertainment access: AV Control Buttons Portable ease: Compact AC Adaptor Refined and assured performance The ultimate solution in mobility and performance, the VAIO TZ27GN/B has a 100GB HDD to store a massive volume of business documents as well as entertaining AV content to suit your lifestyle. Standard battery use for 11 hours* of solid power gives you plenty of time for work or AV enjoyment on the go. Renowned Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology delivers smooth, quick response for high-powered multi-tasking. And when it’s time to get down to work, Windows Vista® Business offers many versatile applications that enhance productivity plus document search and organization. When you find time to relax in a café, the new wireless LAN protocol IEEE Draft 802.11n gives you even more freedom to roam where you like. Reassuring features include VAIO HDD Protection to prevent HDD scratches when the body gets bumped and Hard Disk Password to protect sensitive data for one level of security. The biometric Fingerprint Sensor allows for another, with easy yet unmistakable ID recognition. *Estimated battery life (under JEITA Battery Run Time Measurement Method ver.1.0). Actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings. For further details, please visit vaio-online.sony.com ✚ Basic specifications Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor U7600 (1.20GHz) Battery stamina: Up to 11 hours Alerting you to important changes via Internet that appear as reminder balloons on your desktop.** Genuine Windows Vista® Business 11.1" WXGA display 1366 x 768 DVD±RW/± / R DL / RAM Drive Memory 1GB Hard Disk Drive 100GB Note: Actual product colours may differ from those shown herein. Highly effective monitoring for viruses and spyware helps keep computing secure.*** VAIO Recovery Center / VAIO Data Restore Tool * Roland EDIROL AUDIO capture UA-25**** or UA-101**** USB audio interface device required. ** Internet connection required for use. *** Free use of 90 days. Further update will be charged. **** Availability depends on region. Note: Any copying or reproduction of copyrighted material may amount to copyright infringement.