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January 5, 2011

Sony launches VAIO F Series 3D laptop

3D button enables to convert 2D HD video and DVD/BD to 3D, and can be connected to HDTV directly

By CBR Staff Writer

Sony has launched a VAIO F Series 3D laptop, a PC with 3D technology that features Sony’s FullHD 3D LED backlight, which has built-in 3D sync transmitter and 3D active glasses, allowing users to enjoy 3D movies and photos in Full HD 1080p picture quality.

The F Series laptop features a 3D button that enables to convert 2D HD video and DVD/BD to 3D in real time.

The F Series includes a 16.0-inch Full HD (1920×1080) widescreen display, and a Blu-ray Disc optical drive that enables users to play high-definition content like movies in Full 1080 HD resolution as well as record, store and playback personal content on CD/DVD media.

The laptop comes with Windows 7 Home Premium operating system and Sony’s S-Force front surround 3D system, while its stereo effect plus simulated 5-channel surround sound is suitable for viewing 3D content, and it can also be connected to HDTV through its HDMI output.

A NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M with 1GB dedicated VRAM card provides high-definition graphics processing for intense gaming action without placing huge demands on the unit’s CPU.

User can directly launch into Sony’s own Media Gallery software with the VAIO button on the keyboard, and access favorite music and photos with the software filing system.

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The new laptop packs a second generation Intel Core i7 Processor with 4 cores and supports Intel Hyper-Threading and Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 delivering the premium performance needed for PC gaming.

Sony senior vice president of the VAIO business group Mike Lucas said this laptop is a multimedia powerhouse melding cutting-edge technologies such as Blu-ray Disc and 3D functionality into one portable device.

"Now users can have a new entertainment experience on the terms of living room or on-the-go, wherever," Mike said.

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