Sony VAIO TZ150 Video
Sony VAIO TZ150 Video Transcript
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>> I'm Dan Ackerman, senior editor at CNET.com and this is the eagerly awaited Sony VAIO TZ-150. This is Sony's new ultra cool, ultrahigh end, ultra portable laptop. It's got an 11.1 inch screen, it weighs a little bit under three pounds and it is super thin, look at that it's a little bit less than an inch in the front, it's a little bit more than an inch in the back because of this kind of clunky battery they stick on the back here. The power button is actually right here on this side hinge, it's got a green light, lights up, little bit of visual interest there. It's amazing that any system that small Sony manages to pack in an optical drive, they even put some media control buttons along the front. You also get web cam and a fingerprint reader; pretty much anything, you would need for a fully functional PC in an incredibly tiny package. Of course, all of this doesn't come as cheap; the thing runs about two to three thousand dollars depending on the options you get. One high-end option that we like is a solid-state hard drive; you get a little 32 gig solid-state hard drive in there, no moving parts, better for heat, better for weight. This one actually just has a regular old hard drive, but we like it anyway. Of course with a laptop this cool there's got to be a fatal flaw, what is it? Well the first time we turned the VAIO TZ on it was slow as hell, we had no idea what was going on. And then we figured out that Sony just loads the systems up with so much bloatware that it just slows everything down, even though this thing has an ultra low voltage processor, it should have been much zippier than that. Well you can clean all that stuff out and the machine will run much faster. We've gotten a chance to spend some quality time with the VAIO TZ and we like it a lot. The battery lasts for hours and hours and hours, it's amazing we were able to take it to a coffee shop and just hang out all day, especially when everybody kept coming up to us and saying, hey what kind of crazy cool laptop is that? Anyway I'm Dan Ackerman and that's the Sony VAIO TZ-150. ^M00:01:49 [ Music ]
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