Sony’s ultra-thin VAIO Z tear down reveals lots of carbon fiber
This summer, Sony released its top-of-the-line VAIO Z laptop. Measuring only 0.7-inches thin, the VAIO Z is Sony’s most recent entrant into the ultrabook category.
Thanks to recently released FCC internal photos, we are now able to take a peek inside the VAIO Z. FCC photos focus primarily on the VAIO Z’s wireless card and antennas, but we do get a good look at the device’s carbon fiber construction. Sony’s extensive reliance on carbon fiber in the VAIO Z helps the device to tip the scales at only 2.5 pounds. However, it also contributes to the VAIO Z’s $2000 plus price tag.
FCC photos also give us a good look at the VAIO Z’s main board. Components are tightly packed together, and the device’s SSD drive and wireless card are visible. The VAIO’ Z’s processor is hidden under a circuit board, right next to two fans that vent heat outside the left hand side of the device.
Check out the full VAIO Z gallery, below: