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Sony VAIO FZ21S - Core 2 Duo T7500 2.2 GHz - 15.4 Inch TFT VGNFZ21S

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Product Information

Raw power, refined style, the Sony Vaio FZ21S featuring X-black LCD technology reproducing amazing colour trueness, powered by the latest Intel Centrino Duo processor and NVIDIA GeForce graphics and HDMI output prepare to be thrown into the world of high definition.

  • Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 / 2.2 GHz ( Dual-Core )
  • RAM - 2 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR II SDRAM - 667 MHz - PC2-5300 ( 2 x 1 GB ) - Low cost double memory offer, call for details!
  • Hard Drive - 200 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 5400 rpm
  • Operating System - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium - English
  • Screen - 15.4" TFT active matrix 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )
  • Optical Drive - DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM - integrated
  • Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS - 256 MB
  • Bluetooth - Yes
  • Notebook Camera - Integrated - 1.3 Megapixel
  • Warranty - 1 year warranty

Questions & Answers

30/12/2007 Smith: is that nvidia graphic card with turbo memory ?

Easycom: It has 256MB dedicated memory, plus up to 768MB shared. This makes 1GB total, the combined memory is called turbocache.

11/12/2007 Petros: Nightmanic is asking if this laptop has a dual lamp and you are answering "NO". Could you please confirm that this is not correct. The fz21s has a dual lamp. If this don't have one it is not the fz21s model.

Easycom: It has dual lamp technology

10/12/2007 Nightmanik: I have a question. Have this model display with 2 lamps technology or only one?

Easycom: It does have 2 lamps.

02/12/2007 Peter T: 1.) How much better is the 8600M GS - 256 MB than the 8400M 256 MB
2.) Will there be any discounts on the FZ21S soon??
3.) Does the FZ21S or any FZ have finger print scan and can one be fitted?
4.) Could you please let me know if you have any cheap FZ... going , refubished unboxed etc

Thanks For all your Help!

Easycom: The graphics card is better, however you would only notice on really demanding titles. There isn't a fingerprint scanner and we have one in our factory outlet section, see product code 17997/VGNFZ21S

24/11/2007 Nightmanik: hello,has this notebook a dual lamp display?

Easycom: Yes it does.

24/11/2007 k13ran: Ok - what exactly does combo blu-ray drive mean?
If any can you tell me which of the following it can do:

burn to blu-ray
play blu-ray disks etc
also can it write to dvd/cd

Easycom: It can play Blue Ray discs, and write to DVD and CD

19/11/2007 has: hi, is this laptop a LCD 15.4" WXGA (XBRITE-ECOâ„¢) or
LCD 15.4" WXGA (XBRITE-HiColorâ„¢) ?

Easycom: I believe it is trhe hi colour X Black technology.

12/11/2007 steve: ok, so im a bit confused reading the comments. very simple question.....-can you play a blue ray disc in this laptop (normal blockbuster disc) and recieve HD quailty etc.

Easycom: Yes.

10/11/2007 Benjy: On the Sony website this laptop is advertised as coming with a free copy of Spiderman 3 on Blue-ray Disc included in the box. Is this the case when bought from yourselves?

Easycom: no.

07/11/2007 Wasif: could you please tell me the average battery life of this laptop running on maximum settings

Easycom: 3 hours depending on usage.

03/11/2007 Hollyheart: Hi whats the difference between the Nvidia geforce 8400GS graphics card and the nvidia geforce 8400GT featured on other sony vaios?

Easycom: The GT is slightly better but not noticeably.

02/11/2007 Russel: I am confussed... in a post earlier you say this does NOT have a BlueRay drive, then later you say it does have.... which is it? Will I be able to play 1080p BlueRay movies at 24Fps on an external 1080p TV with HDMI input on it?

Easycom: It does have a Blu-Ray drive and yes you will.

31/10/2007 Gloria G: Hi

How much would it cost me to have a double memory and Windows Vista Ultimate instead of Home Premium as my Operating system?

Easycom: Please call us to discuss your upgrade requirements.

31/10/2007 Rehan Muhammad: I am very much interested in buying Vaio FZ21S laptop with Windows XP.
Please let me know the possibilty of XP with this model.
Please reply me as soon as possible because I want to order a laptop with Windows XP in this week.

Easycom: Please call us to discuss your windows requirements.

30/10/2007 Daniel: Hey! I'd like what's the cost of the lowered price addicional 2gb of ram. Thanks

Easycom: Please call us to discuss your upgrade requirements.

30/10/2007 harrythedog: Is the optical drive in this laptop BlueRay? Sony site says it should be.

Easycom: Yes it does have a Blue Ray drive however this is only a readable drive. But will write to DVD+ and DVD- and CD's.

29/10/2007 Syed Ali Hussain: Hi! Is thisd product worth buying?

Easycom: This is woth buying if you are after a machine that will be good for video and image editing, along with playing games, watching DVD's and other high specification demanding applications then yes. If you are after a machine to do simple tasks such as word processing and surfing the Internet then I would opt for a cheaper specification.

29/10/2007 JonO: What's the difference between the Blu-Ray "Combo" drive on this machine and the Blu-Ray drive found on the FZ21Z and FZ11Z. Thanks

Easycom: The FZ21S does not feature a Blue Ray drive only a DVD drive.

28/10/2007 Ele: what s the weight of this laptop? please in Kg

Easycom: The weight is 2.8Kg

26/10/2007 Rehan Muhammad: Which accessories are already included in the mentioned price. e.g. laptop bag, mouse etc.

Easycom: No accessories are included in the price.

26/10/2007 Lee: Is the stock allocated to you done in a totally impartial & indiscriminate way or does that old adage "you get what you pay for" apply? Thanks

Easycom: This machine is brand new, to see why we are so cheap rollover the Why are our prices so low? link within the item description.

26/10/2007 Mattos: Can this laptop enable wireless internet? For example, you don't need a wireless card for the laptop or anything - just a wireless router?

Easycom: This laptop features an integrated wireless network card and so will connect to any wireless routers your may have.

24/10/2007 Lee: As this machine has similar spec & build to the other FZ's why does it only merit 3 stars where the others get 4.4 etc? What are the negative points if any?
Also, is there any way of being able to pay Cash into a nominated bank account of yours?

Easycom: These are customer feedback ratings, however no comments are left. Looking at the specs they are similar and so would expect similar results.