VAIO TZ - ComX Computers

Sony recommends Windows Vista® Business.
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
Genuine Windows
Mobile Intel® 945GMS Express Chipset
Processor System Bus
Memory Bus
Cache Memory
2MB Advanced Smart Cache
Business (English Version) with Traditional Chinese Language Pack
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)
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
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
11.1" Wide (WXGA: 1366 x 768) TFT Colour display (Clear Bright High Colour LCD: White LED)
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
stereo mini jack x 1
Interfaces Microphone
stereo mini jack x 1
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)
Wireless LAN
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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
Security Chip
TCG Ver. 1.2 compliant Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Effective Pixels: 640 x 480
• 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
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
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
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 *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
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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
Carrying Pouch
● Embossed VAIO logo
● Handy mini-pouch
● Opens smoothly and quietly
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
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)
● Monitor connector
(Analogue RGB, mini D-SUB 15pin)
● Network connector (Gigabit Ethernet)
● Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) connector (x3)
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Dimensions (W x H x D)
Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology
● 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
Sony recommends Windows Vista® Business.
Chic looks and smarts for mobile sophistication
Powerful Software for creative minds.
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
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 /
TZ27GN/B assures you a life
of luxury with upward mobility.
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
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:
Visual communication:
Built-in camera
Network freedom:
Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft n
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
AV Control Buttons
Portable ease:
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
✚ Basic specifications
Intel® Core™2
Duo Processor U7600
Battery stamina:
Up to 11 hours
Alerting you to important changes via
Internet that appear as reminder
balloons on your desktop.**
Windows Vista®
11.1" WXGA display
1366 x 768
/ R DL /
RAM Drive
Memory 1GB
Hard Disk Drive
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.
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