Pros

  • Weighs less than 3 pounds
  • All-day battery life

Cons

  • Slow
  • Power cord felt loose

At A Glance

Light unit with a small but very bright screen and built-in WWAN can handle simple computing chores on the run.

Manufacturer’s Description

The luxuriously sleek and ultra-portable VAIO TZ150N/B Notebook boasts an incredibly small and lightweight form-factor that features an especially robust carbon-fiber casing for enhanced durability.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VGN-TZ150N/B
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 7.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 11.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 224 MB
Storage
Storage Size 100 GB
Hard Drive Interface Ultra ATA
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
UPC Code 027242717312
Manufacturer Part Number VGN-TZ150N/B
Brand Name Sony
Product Name VAIO TZ150N/B Notebook
Marketing Information

The luxuriously sleek and ultra-portable VAIO TZ150N/B Notebook boasts an incredibly small and lightweight form-factor that features an especially robust carbon-fiber casing for enhanced durability.

Product Model TZ150N/B
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.sony.com
Product Line VAIO
Product Series TZ
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Standard Memory 1 GB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • VAIO TZ150N/B Notebook
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Cleaning cloth
Additional Information

Built-in Device(s):

  • MOTION EYE camera
  • Microphone

Notebook Height:

  • .8" to 1.17"
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology CDMA2000 (1xEV-DO)
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Physical Characteristics
Width 10.9"
Depth 7.8"
Weight (Approximate) 43.2 oz
Color Black
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core 2 Duo
Processor Model U7500
Processor Speed 1.06 GHz
Cache 2 MB
Bus Speed 533 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model 945GMS
Software
Operating System Windows Vista Business
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
I/O Expansions
Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/34

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 38.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
Battery
Battery Life 5:41:00 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 669.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 613.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 1011.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 2158.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 971.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1631.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 521.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 2355.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 416.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.81   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 895.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0