MacBook Air fastboot goes head-to-head with Sony VAIO Z [Video]

Oct 26, 2010

As you may have gathered from our MacBook Air 2010 review, the new Apple ultraportable is one fast-booting machine.  LaptopMag decided to see just how fast in comparison with one of the nippiest top-tier Windows 7 notebooks around right now, Sony's dual-SSD VAIO Z, and the advantage is most definitely in the MacBook Air's court.

Video demo after the cut

In fact, it's pretty darn fast compared to Apple's other recent SSD product, the iPad.  A cold boot takes just 15 seconds, while resuming from sleep mode is a matter of seconds. When the biggest delay to getting started is waiting for your WiFi to reconnect, you know your laptop is doing something right.

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