Laptops were meant to make life and work more mobile, but Sony has just raised the bar on laptop mobility with what the company calls its “lightest fully usable notebook ever produced.” Using a 12.1-inch display, 1.5GB of RAM and 80GB hard drive, the Sony Vaio G1 weighs just 1.97-pounds by utilizing a more advanced carbon body than its carbon predecessors, X505 and the SZ/carbon. With the DVD-RW and a 12-hour battery on board, the total weight comes to 2.46 pounds—still quite impressive. The only drawback is the 1.2GHz Core Solo, but we can let that slide. Available in Japan in the first week of December at around $2000, and for US folks you can pre-order from tech-importer Dynamism.
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