Sony VAIO VGN-TZ285N/RC (Intel U7700, Feb 2008, 11.1″)

Summary: Ultra-thin LED Backlit 11.” Widescreen with U7700 Intel Core 2 Duo
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Product Name: Sony VAIO VGN-TZ285N/RC
Official Page: Sony Style
Announced: February 11, 2008
Available: March 4, 2008
Status: In production
Price: $3099.99
Markets: Worldwide, Professional

Related Laptops:
– Probably replaces Sony VAIO VGN-TZ180N series
– Similar to Sony VAIO VGN-TZ240N/B
– Similar to Sony VAIO VGN-TZ250N (three colors)
– Similar to Sony VAIO VGN-TZ270N/B
– Similar to Sony VAIO VGN-TZ295N/XC
– Similar to Sony VAIO VGN-TZ298N/XC

– “Razor Thin” 11.1″ LED Backlit display
– Limited Edition Bordeaux Red
– Built-in 1.3MP MOTION EYE camera/microphone
– Carbon Fiber Casing
– Comes with leather carrying case and cleaning cloth
– 48GB Solid State Drive (SSD)

Manufacturer’s Description:

Show off at your next meeting with your limited-supply Bordeaux Red VAIO® TZ notebook. This exquisitely designed notebook has a dark cherry Bordeaux finish that is applied by hand and is truly a work of art. The included leather case will protect the ultra-portable notebook, lightweight at just 2.65 lbs with an astounding 4 to 8.5 hours of standard battery life and durable carbon-fiber casing. And with an Intel® Coreâ„¢2 Duo processor, Stereo Bluetooth® technology and integrated Wireless WAN through optional Sprint® Mobile Broadband Service, you’ll be able to stay connected and productive when on the go. An 11.1″ display with XBRITE-HiColorâ„¢ LCD technology delivers stunning clarity and true-to-life color, which is great for viewing movies on long flights. You can also create and record up to 8.5GB of data with the DVD+R Double Layer/DVD±RW drive.


CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo ULV U7700 (1.33GHz, 2MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel 945GMS Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: DDR 2 533MHz
Memory Capacity: 1 Slot, 2GB Standard

Display: 11.1″ Razor-Thin Panel – LED Backlight with XBRITE-HiColor Technology
Resolution: 1366×768
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerater GMA 950
Graphics Memory: Shared: Up to 256MB
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive: 48GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Optical: External DVD Dual Layer Writer

Wireless: Intel Pro Wireless 4965AGN 802.11a/b/g/n
Modem: Integrated V.92/V.90 modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Mobile Broadband: Optional Sprint Mobile Broadband Service

Audio Chipset: Windows Sound system compatible, Dolby Headphone, Dolby Virtual Speaker
Audio Integrated: Microphone, 2x Stereo Speaker
Audio I/O: 1x Headphone/Speaker out, 1x Microphone in
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394 i.LINK
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO) with Magic Gate, Secure Digital (SD)
Other: Optional Port Replicator, 82 key keyboard, 1.3MP Built-in MOTION EYE camera/microphone

Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes – Fingerprint Sensor
Other: TPM 1.2

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business
Other Software:
Warranty: Standard 1 Limited Warranty
Drivers: Sony Customer Care

Options: Lithium Ion, Standard or Large Capacity Battery
Battery Life: Standard: 4.5 – 8.5 hours, Large Capacity: 7 – 13 hours, TZ298N – 4.5 – 9 hours or 7 – 13.5 hours

Width: 10.9 inches (276.86mm)
Depth: 7.8 inches (198,1mm)
Height: 0.8 – 1.17 inches (20.3mm- 29.7mm)
Weight: 2.65 pounds – 2.7 pounds (1.2kg – 1.22kg)

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