updated 12:05 pm EST, Sun November 7, 2010
We test Sony's VAIO Z ultraportable
The Sony VAIO Z is designed to blur the distinction between regular ultraportables and full-size notebooks. At least in theory, it should be as fast as even some desktop replacements but still svelte enough to fit in tight spaces. The design induces sticker shock at $1,800, but we'll learn in our VAIO Z review whether that gets the best of both worlds and draw some comparisons with the new MacBook Air.