Sony Vaio S notebook series breaks cover

Aug 31, 2011
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Sony has whipped out a new line of notebook computers that have all sorts of features that folks wanting a thin and portable notebook will appreciate. The new machines are the Vaio S series and the series has a 15.5-inch LCD making them interesting to those needing more space than the typical ultraportable offers. The 15.5-inch screen boasts 1920 x 1080 resolution. Sony says that the new 15.5-inch Vaio S series has all the thinness and performance of the smaller 13.3-inch notebooks.

The machine is 24.5mm thick and weighs in at 2kg. The chassis of the notebook is made from magnesium and aluminum for lightweight and rigidity. The notebook can last up to 6.5-hours in stamina mode on the single internal battery. If you need more run time, Sony has a sheet battery that can boost the runtime up to 13 hours. The battery supports Quick Charge as well to get you an hour of run time in only 20 minutes of charge.

The notebook has a switch for choosing performance or stamina modes. The machines can be configured with lots of options and choices. You can get Intel Core mobile processors, 6GB of DDR3 RAM, 750GB of storage with SSD options. The notebook has AMD Radeon HD 6630M graphics and Intel integrated 3000 onboard graphics along with a Blu-ray drive. WiFi, Bluetooth, and lots of connectivity are integrated. Buyers can also get an optional VGP-FL3D15A 3D screen with no glasses needed to see the 3D content.


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