Pros

  • Includes a built-in Webcam
  • Huge hard drive

Cons

  • Keyboard feels uncomfortable

At A Glance

Midsize notebook with a nice screen and Blu-ray Disc drive turned in great performance and long battery life.

Manufacturer’s Description

The thin and light VAIO FZ180E/B Notebook is ideal for professionals who spend their time both in and out of the office. With its slight and sturdy casing, robust Intel Core 2 Duo processor and advanced wireless technology, this notebook has the performance and mobility features you need to stay productive.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VGNFZ180E/B
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 8400M GT
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1023 MB
Storage
Storage Size 200 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type Blu-ray Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number VGNFZ180E/B
UPC Code 27242715431
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO FZ180E/B Notebook
Marketing Information

The thin and light VAIO FZ180E/B Notebook is ideal for professionals who spend their time both in and out of the office. With its slight and sturdy casing, robust Intel Core 2 Duo processor and advanced wireless technology, this notebook has the performance and mobility features you need to stay productive.

Product Model FZ180E/B
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series FZ
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick Duo, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO FZ180E/B Notebook
  • Lithium lon Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Additional Information

    Built in Devices:

  • Microphone
  • Camera
  • Notebook Height:

  • .98" to 1.4"
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 14.0"
    Depth 10.0"
    Weight (Approximate) 92.0 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T7300
    Processor Speed 2 GHz
    Cache 4 MB
    Bus Speed 800 MHz
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/34

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 75.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
    Battery
    Battery Life 4:28:06 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 308.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 386.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 441.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 570.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 543.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 814.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 281.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 924.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 264.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 15.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 9.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 410.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0