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Vaio is renowned for making laptops that offer a great deal of power at a low weight, and the Vaio Z — which starts at $3,580 and reaches $4,180 — is the company's most ambitious product to date.

FANS OF VAIO LAPTOPS MAY REMEMBER THE PIONEERING Z SERIES, WHICH IS RENOWNED FOR ITS IMPRESSIVE TRANSPORTABILITY UNTIL IT DISAPPEARED QUIETLY IN 2017.

The device has up to intel's core i7-11357H quad-core, and with a starting weight of 957 grams, it is the lightest laptop ever containing an Intel H-series processor.

The main reason for the lightweight of the Vaio Z appears to be that it is the first laptop ever made with a fully 3D cast carbon-fiber structure.

Carbon fiber is found in some of the best lightweight laptops on the market, including the Dell XPS line, a durable and lightweight material.

But these laptops use carbon fiber panels that are installed together with metal or plastic parts, while Vaio has added material to the edges of the Vaio Z chassis, so you find carbon fiber everywhere.

PREVIOUSLY, VAIO USED ONLY FLAT CARBON FIBER PANELS, SO IT HAD TO RELY ON METAL OR PLASTIC PARTS TO ASSEMBLE THEM TOGETHER.

Using this new production technology developed in conjunction with carbon fiber specialist, Toray, the result is a stronger structure that can apparently withstand falls from a height of 127 cm (slightly higher than MIL-STD-810H requirements) while maintaining weight.

The device has passed 26 surface fall tests and provides up to 13 and a half hours of battery life, the company says.

For other specifications, you can get up to 2TB of PCIe SSD storage, up to 32GB ram, integrated Iris Xe graphics, and a 14-inch, 4K anti-glare display.

There's a headset port, a security lock slot, a backlit keyboard, a 2MP webcam with an actual shutter, a full-size HDMI port, and a USB-C Thunderbolt 4 port on each side, and you can fold the screen down to 180 degrees.

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