Sony Vaio VPCZ216GX/L Laptop

Posted by Stefan on August 23rd, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Sony Vaio VPCZ216GX/L Laptop Review

Sony Vaio Z Series laptops are currently gaining huge attention in the market through the powerful features. The latest Sony Vaio VPCZ216GX/L laptop is also credited with many powerful features in it like other Z-series laptops. These Z-series laptops are aimed for the professional market and priced at high. This is 13.1-inch screen laptop with just 2.7 lbs weight. This laptop is powered through the 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2620M processor. The main advantage with Z-Series laptops is their Solid State hard drives that are fast and effective at all types of storage needs unlike other storage options available with the various other laptops in the market. This laptop comes with 4 GB system memory, 256 GB SSD storage space, Wi-Di, Biometric fingerprint scanner, webcam, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI, VGA, Blu-ray/DVD combo and many more. This light weight laptop comes with powerful battery back up too with whopping 7-hours.

Intel Core i7-2620M Processor Details

The Intel Core i7-2620M is Sandy Bridge based dual core processor comes along with Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost technologies. The processor can handle 4 threads at once through the enabled HyperThreading feature. The base clock rate of the processor 2.7 GHz can be overclocked successfully up to 3.4 GHz under special conditions with the help of Turbo Boost technology. The processor cores can access 4 MB smart cache and 2 MB L2 cache. The TDP of the processor is 35 watts. The processor comes with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dual channel memory controller that can support for DDR3 memory successfully.

Sony Vaio VPCZ216GX/L Pros:

• This is a powerful machine with latest advanced features.
• This laptop comes with Blu-ray disc/DVd combo.
• This laptop comes with VGA and HDMI ports.
• This laptop comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
• This laptop comes with biometric fingerprint scanner and Wi-Di.
• This laptop is arranged with AMD Radeon 6650M Graphics.
• Battery back up of this notebook is powerful with whopping 7-hours.
• This is a light weight laptop with 2.7 lbs.

Sony Vaio VPCZ216GX/L Cons:

• Priced exuberantly.
• Screen is small with 13.1-inch.



This laptop is powered through the 2nd generation Intel Core i7-2620M dual core processor that is clocked at 3.4 GHz and comes with HyperThreading and Turbo Boost technologies. The processor cores can access 4 MB smart cache.

System memory and hard disk Details

The system memory of this laptop is good with 4 GB DDR3 RAM. The storage space of this laptop is credited with a 256GB capacity Solid State Drive.

Display and Graphics

The screen size of this laptop is 13.1-inch with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The display type is High-definition display.

This laptop comes with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and AMD Radeon 6650M Graphics with 1 GB video memory.

Optical Drive

This notebook is arranged with a Light Peak optical cable to add a slot-loading Blu-ray disc player. This is a combo drive with a facility to read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats.


This laptop is arranged with built-in stereo speakers to offer decent sound quality for the users.


This laptop comes with one built-in HD webcam along with microphone for video chat needs.


This laptop got Wi-Fi feature through the latest Centrino Advanced-N 6230 Wireless LAN

This laptop comes with the TX/10008Base-T Ethernet LAN for the wired connectivity needs.

This laptop is arranged with the Bluetooth A2DP V2.1 +EDR too.

Special Additions

This laptop comes with the Intel’s Wireless Display technology to connect successfully with external media devices such as HDTV.

This laptop comes with Biometric scanner for secured authentication process.


This laptop comes with a 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack that offers 7-hours unplugged life for the device.

Additional Ports

This laptop comes with HDMI output port, one VGA port, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, one headphone jack, one microphone jack and one Ethernet port.

Operating System

This laptop comes with the Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition.

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