Sony | VPCZ13HGX/B | Datasheet | Sony VAIO VPCZ13HGX/B notebook

Uncompromising ultra-portable design
Enjoy the powerful Intel® Core™ i7-640M (2.80GHz) w/Turbo boost20 up to (3.47GHz)
and 4GB of pre-installed system memory.
The VAIO® Z laptop comes pre-installed with Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 7
Professional 64-bit12 .
Microsoft® Office Starter 201011 includes reduced-functionality versions of Word® and
Excel® only, with advertising.
Uncompromising elegance weaved into a 3.04 lb (with standard battery) go-anywhere
Enjoy a 13.1"4 (1600x900) LED backlit widescreen display, with a scratch resistant LCD,
for a brighter, crisper, tougher display.
For even faster read / write times and greater durability, enjoy a 512GB2 Solid State
Tackle virtually any graphics requirement with a NVIDA® GeForce® GT 330M graphics
card and 1GB VRAM.
Extend the reach of your Z laptop with Stereo A2DP Bluetooth® technology14 that's ideal
for connecting to other Bluetooth-enabled peripherals.
The next revolution in hybrid graphics, an intelligent Auto setting self-selects which
power mode - Speed or Stamina - is best given your current computing usage - no reboot
Integrated active noise cancelling technology and supplied headphones provide
crystal-clear audio in noisy mobile scenarioswithout a bulky adapter.
A built-in biometric fingerprint scanner makes authentication and secure access quick
and easy – you only need your fingerprint.
A built-in Assist button launches VAIO Care™ software, a simple do-it yourself PC
maintenance tool for tune-ups, troubleshooting and more.
With Share My Connection™ technology built in, the Z Series acts as a mobile hotspot for
up to 5 PCs or other Wi-Fi -enabled devices22 .
A perfect network solution for business travelers and anyone looking to save some
money by sharing a single network connection, Share My Connection™ is secure and
lets you extend your connectivity with only the coworkers, friends, and family members
of your choosing. Moreover, Share My Connection™ even works with Sprint and VPN
networks— an ideal feature for those road warriors out there.
The VAIO® Z Series laptop gives you the power and functionality of a larger PC
packed into a durable notebook that weighs just over 3 lbs (with standard battery).
From its convenient backlit keyboard to its Dynamic Hybrid Graphics system19 that
delivers power when you need it, this computer has all the features that make for a
world-class mobile computing experience.
VAIO - Notebook Z
VAIO - Notebook Z
Ethernet Protocol: 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Ethernet Speed: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Bluetooth® Technology: Integrated Stereo A2DP (2.1 +
Mobile Broadband: Sprint and Verizon Wireless Mobile
Broadband Built-In with Share My Connection™
GPS: Yes
Computer Type: Laptop
Type of Use: Ultra-portable
Action Buttons: VAIO, ASSIST, Performance Select,
Windows Arrangement, Wireless on / off
Pointing Device: Electro-static touchpad (Multi-Finger)
Security: Biometric Fingerprint Sensor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) TCG Ver.1.2 compliant
Keyboard: QWERTY, 82 keys with 2.0mm stroke and
19.05mm pitch
Camera: Built-in MOTION EYE® camera and microphone
with face-tracking technology
Backlit Keyboard: Yes
Type: Intel® Core™ i7 - 640M
Speed: 2.80GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to
L3 Cache: 3MB
Installed: 6GB (4GB x 2)
Maximum: 8GB
Type/Speed: DDR3/1066MHz
Optical Drive
CD Support: Read / Write (CD/-R/-RW)
DVD Support: Read / Write (DVD±R/±RW/±R DL/-RAM)
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: One Memory Stick PRO™
(STD / Duo) media slot with MagicGate® functionality
One ExpressCard® /34 media slot
One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
Solid State Drive
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows® 7
Professional 64-bit12
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Office 2010 Starter11
Anti-Virus Software: Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-Day
Trial Offer13
System Maintenance and Support: VAIO Care™ System diagnostics and maintenance
Sony® Creativity Suite: PMB – VAIO® Edition - Import,
organize, edit and publish in one easy-to-use
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from your
PC for a complete list of software applications and
Service and Warranty Information
Telephone Support: 1 year toll-free technical assistance
available 24/7 at 888-476-6972. For priority support,
please call 239-768-7605 .
Online and Email Support: Available at
Onsite/In-Home Service: 1 year limited warranty with
Onsite/In-Home Service15 . See actual warranty for
International Service: 1 year international service plan.
Registration required. See for
Capacity: 512GB2 (256GB+256GB)
Limited Warranty Term: 1 year limited warranty . See
actual warranty for details.
Interface: Serial ATA
Environmental Information
EPEAT™ : Gold
RoHS®: Compliant
Screen Size: 13.1"4
Resolution: 1600 x 900
Back Light Technology: LED
Weight: 3.04 lbs (with standard capacity battery)
Supplied Accessories
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M GPU with Intel®
HD Graphics
Video RAM: 1GB of dedicated video RAM
Technology: Dynamic Hybrid Graphics System19
Standard Capacity Lithium-ion battery (5400mAh)
Inputs and Outputs
Optional Accessories
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
Port Replicator Connector(s): 1 (Bottom)
Stick AC Adapter (VGP-AC19V30)
Additional Standard Capacity Battery (VGP-BPS20)
Large Capacity Battery (VGP-BPL20)
Neoprene Case (VGP-AMC3)
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
USB Port(s): 3 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
Internal Microphone: 1
HDMI™ Output(s): 1
Battery Type: Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery
DVD Playback: Up to 3.5 hours Standard Capacity
Default Brightness: Up to 7 hours7 Standard Capacity
Up to 10.5 hours Large Capacity Battery
Maximum Brightness: Up to 6.5 hours Standard
Capacity Battery
Up to 9.5 hours7 Large Capacity Battery
Start-up Times
Average Boot Time: 60 sec17
Average Resume Time from Suspend: 2 sec17
First Boot Time: 5 min18
Measurements: 12.4"(W) x 1.0-1.3"(H) x 8.3"(D)
AC Adapter
Power Cord
Noise Canceling Headphones
8. See actual limited warranty for details. For a copy of Sony's warranty,
please visit, call toll-free 888-476-6972
(888-4SONYPC) or write to Sony Electronics, 12451 Gateway
Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
9. 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 aplicable software vendor. Long
distance charges may apply
10. Broadband Internet service required along with third party services
which may require a subscription or other service fee.
11.Includes Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded. Purchase a Product Key
to activate a full Microsoft Office 2010 suite.
12. Compatibility and performance in a 64-bit environment may vary.
13. Norton Internet Security™ 2010 30-day subscription is pre-installed
on your Sony VAIO PC. You need to activate the software for the
product to work. After your 30-days are finished, buy Norton Internet
Security to continue to be protected from viruses, hackers and
identify theft.
14. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary.
15. When available, Sony will provide Onsite/In-Home Service in
fulfillment of its limited warranty obligations. Any such services are
subject to the terms and conditions of the limited warranty. See
actual Limited Warranty for details. Onsite/In-Home Service will be
provided via third-party technician to be dispatched as needed
following phone-based troubleshooting. Some repairs may be
accomplished with self repair kits. Onsite/In-Home Service may not be
available in all locations.
16. Requires high definition-capable display with HDMI™ connector.
Image quality will vary.
17. Based on original factory image and will vary with product
configuration changes and additional software added to the hard
18. Excluding end user interaction
19. Windows® 7 is required for feature functionality. Rebooting is
necessary on pre-installed and downgraded Windows® XP Professional
20. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology requires a PC with a processor with
Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology
performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall
system configuration.
21. GPS is available in the U.S. and Canada only. Map detail will vary.
22. Sprint and Verizon Wireless Mobile Broadband service sold
separately. Mobile Broadband is available to more than 285 million
people in 264 major metro areas in the U.S. Offers and coverage,
varying by service, not available everywhere. Network details &
coverage maps at ©2010 Verizon Wireless.
Computer Interface: For this product, there are a multitude of varying
software packages and add-on hardware options. This product is not
manufactured to work with 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 here.
Sony hereby disclaims any representations or warranties that this
product is compatible with any combination of non-Sony products you
may choose to connect to it. 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 pre-installed on the Sony computer are subject
to change without notice. Preinstalled software may not be identical to
retail versions or have all documentation. Features and specifications are
subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are
approximate and may vary.
©2010 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or
in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, VAIO, VAIO Care,
Memory Stick PRO, MagicGate, MOTION EYE, and i.LINK are trademarks
of Sony in the U.S. and in other countries. Microsoft and Windows are
trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and in other
countries. Intel and Centrino are registered trademarks and Core is a
trademark of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and in other countries.
Bluetooth and the Bluetooth logo are registered trademarks of SIG, Inc.
Symantec, the Symantec Logo, and Norton Internet Security are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its
affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Blu-ray Disc and the Blu-ray Disc
logo are trademarks. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC. ENERGY
STAR is a registered U.S. trademark. All other trademarks are trademarks
of their respective owners.
Docking Station (VGP-PRZ10)
Carrying Case (VGP-CKS3/B)
Privacy Filter/ LCD Screen Protector (VGP-FL14)
Bluetooth® Keyboard (VGP-BKB1)
VAIO® Carrying Case (VGP-CCB4/B)
Bluetooth® Remote Mouse (VGP-BMS80)
Bluetooth® Aluminum Slider Mouse (VGP-BMS10)
Color: Black
UPC Code: 027242814769
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed and may vary.
2. 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.
3. Requires 802.11n compatible access point. Some functionality may
require Internet services.
4. Viewable area measured diagonally.
5. Measured at the narrowest point
6. 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.
7. Estimates only based upon Sony engineering testing. Actual
performance will vary based on notebook settings, environmental
conditions, and usage. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.
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Last Updated: 09/15/2010
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