Sony has introduced new VAIO Z notebook interface that supports Thunderbolt (device interface specifications is called the Light Peak). In the sale of the unit will go in July, according to a press release on its website. VAIO Z will be the second laptop on the market with Light Peak / Thunderbolt. The first was a MacBook Pro, introduced in February 2011. In addition, Apple has built support for the new Thunderbolt monoblocks iMac. Unlike the devices Apple, the VAIO Z interface is not integrated with the interface DispayPort. Interface Thunderbolt, which has developed with the participation of Intel Apple, can transmit data at speeds up to 100 gigabits per second. Peripheral devices of this type on the market yet, but producers promise they will appear in the summer. VAIO Z belongs to a class of ultra-thin laptops - has a thickness of 16.65 millimeters, and weighs less than 1.2 kilograms of a computer. The device is equipped with a screen diagonal of 13.1 inches and a resolution of 1600 by 900 pixels and uses an Intel Core i7.
For a laptop you can buy a docking station Power Media Dock with built-in drive to read Blu-ray disc and an additional graphics card AMD Radeon HD 6650M. The docking station connects to a VAIO Z Light Peak. Sales of notebook will start in Europe in July. The price of the device was not disclosed.