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Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1
alaAverage 4.3

5 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability. The battery also gets good feedback, but there are some negative views about the performance.

battery, portability

performance

On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

 

The Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1 notebook is what the Centrino CPU and concept is all about. The system is incredibly quiet, puts out almost no heat and is extremely portable and long lasting. While the graphics adapter is fairly weak, we would gladly trade...

Strong performance ; long battery life

Weak graphics performance

The Sony VAIO PCG-Z1A notebook is what the Centrino CPU and concept is all about.

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Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

 

I had a vpr matrix 18a5a and after it fell apart after 5 months I took it back to best buy and traded it for this.

Consumer review by:

Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

 

To Buzz, man I don't know what you are smoking, but the Z1A is a killer system. Sure the graphics adapter is not the largest, but why would you want to play hardcore games on this system? And the WiFi DOES work very well, better than most.

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Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

 

Purchased this notebook while traveling through New Orleans last week. Admittedly drunk and medicated, I purchased an open box from JJ's Electronics and Bitches. Now sober I am seeing poor graphics and slow hard drive times. The integrated WIFI is also...

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Sony VAIO PCG-Z1AP1

 

On a more personal level, the new PCG-Z1AP1 is a killer system. You truly have to see one to appreciate it. When out in public with it, the PCG-Z1AP1 is a real head turner because of its good looks. I currently have a VPR Matrix 200A5 and I have to...

Product Specifications

Mobile perfection! Featuring the Intel Centrino mobile technology with built-in 802.11b wireless LAN capabilities, the Z1 Series offers outstanding mobile performance, 14.1" high-resolution LCD screen, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, extended battery life and extreme style - all under 5 lbs.! Intel's Centrino mobile technology gives today's light and sleek notebook PCs outstanding mobile performance. Its built-in 802.11b wireless LAN capabilities let you work, play and connect from home or on-the-go at cafes, airports, bookstores and other wireless hotspots. And it makes extended battery life possible, so you can watch DVDs, listen to music and more with greater freedom. You're mobile, you're wireless, you're free. At less than 5 lbs. with extended long battery life up to 6 hours (up to 13 hrs with optional double-capacity battery), the incredibly thin, extremely stylish Z1 Series is packed full of powerful features: large 14.1" LCD screen up to high-resolution SXGA+ (1400x1050), plus built-in ultra-slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive for burning your favorite digital images and music to CD and watching DVD movies!

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):6.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.7in
Height:1.5in
Weight:4.6lbs
Width:12.4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PCG-Z1AP1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VAIO

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:4x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:8x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

Clock Speed:1.3GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium M

RAM

Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:768MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon
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