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The VGNZ820G is an ultraportable professional laptop from Sony's VAIO Z Series.

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Pros

Chiclet-style keyboard is very comfortable to use, gives good response.

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Bright, vibrant display that is also somewhat scratch-resistant thanks to its DuraView technology.

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Decent battery life: just under 5 hours with integrated graphics.

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Despite its dated specs, it can still play most modern games fairly well at medium settings.

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1600 x 900 resolution--it's rare to see greater than 1366 x 768 on 13" laptops.

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Efficient cooling and components--doesn't get that hot at all.

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Sleek, high-quality chssis design typical of the VAIO line.

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Cons

Specs are pretty dated by today's standards (Core 2 Duo, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M).

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Limited number of USB ports (only 2).

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The VGNZ820G is an ultraportable professional laptop from Sony's VAIO Z Series.  The laptop has a 13.1" LED-backlit display with a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels.  It features a 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM and a 320GB hard drive.  The VGNZ820G is designed with a DVD SuperMulti drive, NVIDIA GeForce 9300M and Intel GMA hybrid graphics, and a built-in Motion Eye webcam and microphone.  It offers built-in Gigabit Ethernet, Verizon Mobile Broadband, GPS, and Bluetooth connectivity.  The laptop also has a variety of ports including HDMI, USB, and IEEE 1394, as well as Expresscard, SD, and Memory Stick Duo card slots.  The VGNZ820G comes in a black finish and has a suggested retail price of $1850.

Features
  • 13.1" LED-Backlit Screen
  • 1600 x 900 Resolution
  • Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 (2.53GHz)
  • 320GB HDD, 7200rpm
  • 4GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • Built-in MOTION EYE Camera and Microphone
  • Electro-Static touch pad
  • Biometric Fingerprint Sensor, Trusted Platform Module(TPM) TCG Ver 1.2 compliant
  • Internal DVD-RW drive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS GPU and Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
  • HDMI and VGA out with Smart Display Sensor
  • Connectivity: V.92/V.90 Modem, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g/n, GPS
  • Inputs/Outputs: SD Memory Card Slot, ExpressCard 3/4 Slot, Memory Stick Duo Slot /w MagicGate, HDMI, Microphone, 2 x USB, VGA, IEEE 1394
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64bit
  • Black Finish
  • 1 year limited warranty
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