New Sony Notebook with Blu-Ray Announced
Starting at $880 with Blu-ray technology , the VAIO NW delivers high-definition computing experience.
Sony has introduced its VAIO NW notebook, a new line of PCs that provide a high-definition experience while starting at just $800 for the standard model and $880 equipped with Blu-ray Disc technology.
Part of a series, the NW notebook features an optional†Blu-ray Disc ROM drive for viewing HD content on-the-go and DVD and CD read/write functionalities. The model also features a high-resolution 15.5-inch widescreen†display (diagonal), enabling the user to view two full Web pages without side-to-side scrolling. Sony’s XBRITE-ECO†LCD technology and an HDMI output connector have also been added.
To conserve power, the model is equipped with a “display off” button so users can turn off its screen while the notebook continues to run in the background. An instant Internet button launches directly to the Web without having to wait for the Windows operating system to load; a built-in webcam and microphone enable video chat (third-party Internet service required).
The series comes with three Sony entertainment software applications: VAIO Movie Story software for producing home movies, VAIO MusicBox software to enjoy music based on the user’s mood, and Click to Disc/Editor software for video editing and creation.
The Energy Star-compliant PC incorporates an Intel Core2 Duo processor, has an optional dedicated ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 graphics card, and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit. †