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July 6, 2009

Sony introduces new line of mini notebooks

VAIO W series suitable for use as a secondary PC

By CBR Staff Writer

Sony has launched its new line of mini notebooks – the VAIO W series. The VAIO W series mini notebook is expected to cost about $500 and be sold starting next month.


The company said that the W series is suitable for use as a secondary PC, for surfing the web, checking e-mail and social networking.


The new series comes in three colours – berry pink, sugar white, and cocoa brown.


According to the company, the W series unit is ENERGY STAR 5.0 compliant and EPEAT Gold registered. Additionally, it incorporates eco-conscious features such as a mercury-free LED backlit LCD of 1366 x 768 resolution.

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The company stated that the model comes with VAIO Media plus Multimedia Streaming software, a media sharing application that lets users wirelessly stream content across DLNA-enabled devices throughout their home network.


In addition, a 160GB hard drive has been included to store photos and videos. The new offering comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.

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