Con il comunicato stampa di seguito allegato, Sony ha lanciato la nuova gamma di netbook VAIO W, di cui seguono una foto e il video ufficiale di presentazione. Tra le feature dei nuovi portatili segnaliamo la dotazione del chipset Intel GMA 950, della cpu Intel Atom N280, di 1GB di RAM DDR2, di un display LCD ultra-wide in tecnologia LED backlit da 10.1-inch avente una risoluzione ottimale pari a 1366x768, e della connettività Wi-Fi e Bluetooth.
Tutti i nuovi netbook VAIO W sono realizzati in maniera attenta al rispetto dell'ambiente, essendo compliant con ENERGY STAR 5.0 e disponendo di display LED backlit che, in quanto tali, sono privi di mercurio. I VAIO W sono già prenotabili on line presso www.sonystyle.com/pr/w: il prezzo di riferimento, o MSRP, è pari a $500.
SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2009 – Sony today took the wraps off its chic new line of mini notebooks- the VAIO W Series.
Featuring an ultra-portable design, the W Series is perfect for using as a secondary PC, in any room of the house, for surfing the web, checking e-mail, and
The W model comes in three vibrant colors- berry pink, sugar white and cocoa brown. A more subtle shade of the exterior hue finishes the inside of the PC
while the touchpad is lined with a splash of brightness.
"The W Series lets you quickly look something up online whether searching for a recipe in the kitchen or relaxing on your recliner- there's no need to trudge
upstairs to your office," said Mike Abary, senior vice president of the VAIO business group at Sony. "And it's sturdy enough for the kids to use, making it
perfect for every member of the family."
The W Series incorporates a high-resolution, 1366 x 768, LED backlit 10.1-inch (measured diagonally) ultra-wide display, making it easy to view two full web
pages- no side-to-side scrolling necessary.
The model features an isolated keyboard with springy and responsive keys making it comfortable and easy to use. Its carefully designed touchpad and mouse
keys make the PC functional and mouse movements easy to control.
The W Series unit is ENERGY STAR 5.0 compliant, EPEAT Gold registered and incorporates eco-conscious features such as a mercury-free LED backlit LCD. Its
corrugated cardboard packaging is comprised of 95 percent recycled content. Sony will also help recycle your old PC (www.sony.com/green; recycling fees may
The model comes with VAIO Media plus Multimedia Streaming software, a media sharing application that lets you wirelessly stream content across DLNA-enabled
devices throughout your home network. Stream video, music and pictures from your W Series to your compatible primary PC or PLAYSTATION3 and vice-versa and
enjoy your content anywhere in the home including on your big-screen TV.
Easily transfer data, such as photos from your digital camera or music from an MP3 player, to and from the PC with the unit's two convenient USB ports.
Incorporated Bluetooth technology enables peripherals such as a wireless mouse to be utilized without tying up the unit's ports.
A built-in webcam and microphone let you video chat with family, friends and colleagues. A third-party internet service provider is required.
A roomy 160GB hard drive has been included providing ample storage for all your photos, files and videos. It comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition operating system.
The VAIO W Series mini notebook will retail for about $500. It is available for pre-orders today online at www.sonystyle.com/pr/w. It will also be sold at
Sony Style stores and at other major retailers around the country starting next month.